Based on the latest trade report from DOSM, Penang remains Malaysia’s main exporter with a contribution of 29.9 percent, and experienced double-digit growth of 30.3 percent, reaching RM463.3 billion in the year 2022. The main commodity export for Penang is valuable integrated electronic circuits RM187.8 billion (2021: RM142.5 billion, +31.8%).
China continues to be the main destination for Penang’s exports which contributed 17.8 percent with an increase year to year of 22.4 percent. Imports recorded a growth of 26.4 percent compared to the previous year, reaching an import value of a new high of RM293.1 billion. Integrated electronic circuit products continue to be Penang’s main import commodity, worth RM106.2 billion (2021: RM74.2 billion, +43.1%). China remains the main country of origin for Penang’s imports, accounting for 24.1 percent recording a growth of 21.2 percent compared to the previous year
Coming in second in terms of export is Johor, the state’s exports recorded double-digit growth of 35.2 percent to RM325.5 billion compared to 2021. The main commodity export for the state of Johor is the output of refined petroleum worth RM102.1 billion (2021: RM56.2 billion, +81.5%). Singapore continues to dominate as the main export destination country in 2022 with a contribution of 28.5 percent of Johor’s exports, increasing 40.0 percent year on year. At the same time, imports in 2022 recorded a growth of 49.7 percent compared to the previous year, recording a new high import value of RM289.8 billion. Refined petroleum products remain the main import commodity for the state of Johor which is worth RM97.4 billion (2021: RM61.5 billion, +58.5%). China remains a country Johor’s main import origin increased 27.3 percent compared to the previous year with 17.4 percent contribution.
Selangor still is in the top three, exports will grow by 8.8 percent in 2022, reaching RM277.0 billion, surpassing the previous year’s figure. Selangor’s main commodity exports are integrated electronic circuits worth RM34.4 billion (2021: RM27.6 billion, +24.7%).
China remains the main export destination in 2022, contributing 12.4 percent, indicating an increase of 7.0 percent year-on-year. Selangor continues to dominate Malaysian imports with 25.7 percent, saw a growth of 20.2 percent, recording the value of imports a new high of RM333.4 billion in 2022. Electrical and electronic goods the other remain the main import commodity for Selangor, with a value of RM18.4 billion (2021: RM16.6 billion, +10.5%). China continues to be the main country of origin for Selangor’s imports, contributing 25.3 percent, increasing 13.7 percent compared to the previous year.