U.S. Trade with Malaysia in 2022

Export Market Rank
#27 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$1.13 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.15 Billion
Compound Average Growth
-0.59% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to Malaysia in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Soybeans $268.1 Million 430,975 $201.87 Million 76%
Dairy Products $218.75 Million 68,417 $140.58 Million 21%
Food Preparations $119.34 Million 5,629 $102.68 Million 25%
Processed Vegetables $73.99 Million 48,165 $57.41 Million 39%
Cotton $64.56 Million 32,684 $65.11 Million 98%
Tree Nuts $32.44 Million 5,448 $32.49 Million 13%
Wheat $28.12 Million 66,928 $63.16 Million -56%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $27.18 Million 25,330 $37.55 Million -59%
Essential Oils $24.46 Million 692 $17.77 Million 295%
Forest Products $24.18 Million --- $29.52 Million -27%

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Data and Analysis

International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Food Processing Ingredient Exports to Malaysia

Malaysia was the 26th-largest export destination for U.S. agricultural products in 2022, totaling nearly $1.1 billion in value, and is a top prospect for exports of food and beverage ingredients because of its large and growing food processing industry.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Malaysia: Retail Foods

Malaysia’s retail sales are projected to grow to US$1.8 billion in 2023. The Malaysian food and beverage retail market is a competitive landscape and is highly fragmented.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Malaysia: FAIRS Annual Country Report

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...


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News and Features

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.
FAS is awarding $300,000 to six U.S. universities – including three minority-serving institutions – for research and educational partnerships focused on climate-smart agriculture in tropical countries.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh administered the oath of office today to 14 USDA employees who will serve American agriculture internationally as members of the Foreign Service.

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