ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT. KEY ECONOMIC INDICATORS. Contribution of Agriculture to Malaysian Economy. Contributes to the gross domestic product ( GDP ), decreased since 1970.
- aimed at expanding food production to improve the food trade balance
- increasing export of primary commodities
- ensuring supply of raw materials for local downstream industries.
Agricultural value added (USD million in 1987 prices), 2000-2010
Land Utilisation For Agriculture
Source: Eight Malaysia Plan and Ninth Malaysia Plan
Self-sufficiency levels of food commodities (%), 1995-2010
Value of total agricultural exports (USD million), 2004-2009
Value of total agricultural imports (USD million), 2004-2009