Contribution to GDP by sector (% Share)
Malaysia Malaysia comprises of Penisular Malaysia, the states Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo.
29. million .
330,803 sq km.
Islam is the official religion but other religion are widely practised. Bahasa Melayu is the National language but English is widely spoken in the country. The ethnic groups also converse in various languages and dialects. Malaysia follows bicameral legislative system, adopting democratic parliamentary system. The Head of State is King or the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong who is elected after every five years on rotational basis among the Malay Sultanates.
The Head of Government is the Prime Minister.
Manufacturing constitutes the largest single component of economy.
Ringgit Malaysia (RM) US$1 = RM 3.2125 (Sept. 2013)
US$ 312.43 billion ( 2013) 4.7 % ( 2013) 16,900 PPP 1.6% 3.2% Services – 47.1%
Industry - 41.2% Agriculture – 11.7% Total Trade - US$ 434.43 bil.
- US$ 228.45 bil
Total Imports - US$ 205.99 bil. Trade Balance - US$ 22.45 bil Electrical and Electronic products , Refined Petroleum Products, LNP, Chemical & Chemical products, Palm oil and crude petroleum. Electrical and Electronic Products, Refined Petroleum Products, Chemical and Chemical Products, Machinery, Appliances and parts and Transport Equipment.