Royal Danish Embassy

The Royal Danish Embassy can provide in-depth information on Denmark as well as consular services.

The Embassy also have a full time customer-oriented export and investment promotion organisation; the Trade Council, staffed with experienced professionals who can help you analyse, establish or expand business both in Denmark and in Malaysia. Through the Trade Council, you can get access to a broad network of decision makers and potential business partners.


CONTACT

Phone: +60 3 2032 2001
E-mail: kulamb@um.dk

Trade between Denmark and Malaysia

Export
  • Malaysia was Denmark's 57th largest export market for goods in 2017.
  • Malaysia received goods for DKK 1,4 billion in 2017, which corresponds to 0.21% of total Danish exports.
  • Exports to Malaysia increased by 3.5% in 2017 compared to 2016.
  • In 2017 the most important export group was medical and pharmaceutical products (190.8 million DKK).
  • Exports of services to Malaysia amounted to DKK 1.3 billion in 2016.
  • In the first five months of 2018, Danish exports to Malaysia amounted to DKK 649.5 million. It corresponds to an increase of 19.8% compared with the same period in 2017 (DKK 542.1 million).


Import


  • Product imports from Malaysia amounted to DKK 1.2 billion in 2017, which corresponds to an increase of 0.5% since 2016.
  • In 2017, the largest import group was vegetable oils and fats (DKK 289.7 million).
  • Imports of services from Malaysia amounted to DKK 1.4 billion in 2016.
  • In the fifth month of 2018, Danish imports from Malaysia amounted to DKK 563.1 million - an increase of 4.8% compared to the same period in 2017 (DKK 537.2 million).


Investments

  • Denmark's direct investments in Malaysia were DKK 6.5 billion at the end of 2016 .
  • Malaysia's direct investment in Denmark wereDKK 0.5 billion at the end of 2016.


 

Table 1. Trade between Denmark and Malaysia since 2013. (Goods)

Million DKK

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Jan.-Maj. 2017

Jan.-Maj. 2018

Export

1.272

1.244

1.363

1.349

1.397

542

650

Import

1.270

1.428

1.436

1.200

1.206

537

563


Table 2: Largest export groups in 2017

Export group

Volume in million DKK (2017)

Growth in pct. compared to 2016

Medical and pharmaceutical products

191

-21,7 %

Machines and – accessories for the industry

174

46,4 %

Hides, skin and fur skin, unprepared

138

296,3 %

Various foods

123

-17,7 %

Special machines for various industries

101

36,0 %

Total export to Malaysia

1.397

3,5 %

Source: Danmarks Statistik d. 09. August 2018

Source: HPA, Samhandelsnotits d. 14. August 2018

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