Agriculture to the economy of Malaysia through trade.

Agriculture plays an important sector in Malaysia economy. Agriculture contribute more than 23% of profit to the economy of Malaysia through trade. This sector has been the backbone of Malaysia economy by producing agriculture products for domestic consumption. Agriculture also subsidizes to the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by the earning from the export. Import and export increases the GDP rate. Trade also has increase the total number of employee in agriculture sector since this sector is more demand for the import and export. Besides that, trade have increased the agriculture production. The production of many agro-food commodities has increased extremely and as a result Malaysia reduced its importation of several agriculture product since it begins to export its product to the other countries through international trade. The production of agro-food products will definitely improve the balance of trade in which Malaysia is always on deficit situation.

Malaysia introduce variety of food such as Japanese sushi, Korea cuisine and Chinese dumplings through import. On the other, Malaysia takes advantage to export their specialty to other countries. For example, Malaysia has good resources of rubber so they focus on exporting it to other countries that needs it whereas Malaysia don’t enough resources to grow rice. Thus, Malaysia depends on importing from other countries such as Thailand, China and so on. Importing food from other countries have increase the food production in Malaysia. Malaysia usually rely on importation of food through international trade. International trade have change the style of cuisine in Malaysia which have increases the


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