Malaysia purchased nearly $1 billion worth of agricultural products from the United States during the 2014 fiscal year. Overall, U.S. farm and food exports to the country have grown 78 percent in the past five years. Malaysia is a top market for U.S. dairy products, purchasing a record $195 million last year. Other top U.S. exports include soybeans and prepared foods.

Malaysia is participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, offering further opportunities to break down barriers and expand market access for U.S. food and agricultural products.

Data & Analysis

March 24, 2015
As a result of lower than expected yields during the first half of the marketing year, the 2014/15 palm oil production forecast is lowered to 20 million tons.
March 17, 2015
In the past decade, one of the most apparent trends agricultural trade patterns has been the growth in agricultural trade between developing countries or so-called “South-South trade.”