Malaysia

Supply/Demand Basics

  • 7.3 MMT Animal feed market
  • 3rd largest per capita consumer of poultry in the word – 46.5 kgs/capita.
  • Broiler feed makes up the majority of the countries feed demand.
  • Major importer of processed food.
  • Palm by-products compete for energy demand.

Country Overview

  • Population / growth: 32 million / 1.3%
  • Urban % / growth: 76% / 2.3%
  • GDP / growth (PPP): $312.4 billion / 5.9%
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $29,100
  • One of the most developed countries in Southeast Asia
  • Middle class and above make up over 50% of the population
  • Developing tech and manufacturing sectors.

Trade and Market Share Issues

  • Relatively high buyer sophistication.
  • Low U.S. corn market share due to S.A. quality preference.
  • Storability and trans equatorial product integrity hinders U.S. imports
  • Few large poultry integrator make up most of the market.
  • Established SBM imports from U.S. Poultry producer interest in grocery boats.

Policy Issues

  • 0% tariff on corn by-products.
  • Relatively open trade policies.
  • Does not have an ethanol mandate.