U.S. Trade with Malaysia in 2023

Export Market Rank
#29 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$835.46 Million
3-Year Average
$1.04 Billion
Compound Average Growth
-1.15% (2014-2023)
Total Export Value 2014 - 2023
Export Value by Commodity 2023

Top 10 Exports to Malaysia in 2023

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Soybeans $170.46 Million 274,002 $203.66 Million 4%
Dairy Products $126.16 Million 44,296 $135.05 Million -30%
Food Preparations $87.81 Million 3,209 $101.93 Million -4%
Cotton $51.7 Million 25,599 $67.02 Million 622%
Processed Vegetables $49.48 Million 28,858 $57.01 Million 7%
Wheat $43.32 Million 122,957 $61.03 Million -28%
Tree Nuts $35.24 Million 6,098 $33.15 Million 23%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $35.06 Million 27,911 $34.39 Million -28%
Soybean Meal $32.56 Million 61,517 $11.41 Million 309%
Fresh Fruit $20.32 Million 8,360 $39.84 Million -71%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Malaysia: FAIRS Country Report Annual

This report provides information on the regulations and procedures for the importation of food and agricultural products from Unites States to Malaysia. The report is supplemented by the Malaysia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) – Export Certificate Report 2024.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Malaysia: FAIRS Export Certificate Report Annual

This report provides information on the export certification requirements of the Government of Malaysia. This report supplements the Malaysia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) – Country Report 2024.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Malaysia: Food Processing Ingredients Annual

The Malaysian food and beverage manufacturing industry is a significant sector in Malaysia’s economic expansion for both the domestic and export market. This sector includes several multinational corporation facilities as well as a range of local company operations.

News and Features

Looking to increase U.S. exporter presence in Southeast Asian markets, a U.S. Department of Agriculture delegation, led by USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis Taylor, expanded existing trade ties in Malaysia and Singapore earlier this month.
Leaders from three state agriculture departments and 29 U.S. agribusinesses and organizations will accompany U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary Alexis M. Taylor on a trade mission to Southeast Asia October 30 – November 3 to expand export opportunities for U.S. food and farm products to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the world’s fourth-largest market.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for a two-country agricultural trade mission to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Singapore on Oct. 30 – Nov. 3, 2023.