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

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Malaysia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The revision of the Malaysia’s Biosafety Act 2007 and Biosecurity Regulations are on-going, with no anticipated timeframe for publication. In addition, the Department of Biosafety Malaysia conducted a public consultation on Low-Level Presence (LLP)...
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Malaysia: Biofuels Annual

The Malaysian Government looks towards 2025 and B30 implementation. Interest in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is gaining traction and a few projects by the national oil company, Petronas and the state government of Sarawak are in the works.
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Malaysia: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

Domestic tourism and consumer spending have helped drive the post-pandemic recovery in Malaysia’s hotel, restaurant, and institutional (HRI) industry.

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.

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