Economic Indicators : Malaysia

 

 

Markets

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Currency 3.82  Jul/15 3.81    
Government Bond 10Y 3.91 percent Jul/15 3.91    
Stock Market 1721 Index points Jul/15 1722    

 

Gross Domestic Product

GDP 327 USD Billion Dec/14 313    
GDP Growth Rate 1.2 percent Mar/15 1.8    
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.6 percent Mar/15 5.7    
GDP Constant Prices 254386 MYR Million Mar/15 265753    
Gross National Product 246 MYR Billion Mar/15 253    
GDP per capita 7304 USD Dec/14 6998    
GDP From Agriculture 20689 MYR Million Mar/15 23221    
GDP From Construction 11659 MYR Million Mar/15 11161    
GDP From Manufacturing 57967 MYR Million Mar/15 60762    
GDP From Mining 24719 MYR Million Mar/15 24479    
GDP From Services 136380 MYR Million Mar/15 143293    

 

 

Labour

Unemployment Rate 3.1 % May/15 3    
Employed Persons 13768 Thousand Apr/15 13761    
Unemployed Persons 429 Thousand Apr/15 431    
Job Vacancies 214472  Mar/15 250976    
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.6 percent Apr/15 67.7    
Wages in Manufacturing 2859 MYR/Month May/15 2881    
Population 30.4 Million Dec/14 29.95    
Retirement Age Women 60  Dec/15 60    
Retirement Age Men 60  Dec/15 60    
Minimum Wages 900 MYR/Month Dec/15 900      

Inflation 

Inflation Rate 2.5 percent Jun/15 2.1    
Consumer Price Index CPI 113 Index Points Jun/15 112    
GDP Deflator 109 Index Points Mar/15 109    
Food Inflation 3.4 % June 15 3.5    
           

 

 Money Market 

Interest Rate 3.25 percent Jul/15 3.25    
Interbank Rate 3.73 percent Jun/15 3.73    
Money Supply M0 73700 MYR Million May/15 72772    
Money Supply M1 352321 MYR Million May/15 351906    
Money Supply M2 1567739 MYR Million May/15 1572208    
Money Supply M3 1576329 MYR Million May/15 1579859    
Foreign Exchange Reserves 107424 USD Million May/15 106892    
Loans to Private Sector 1480053 MYR Million May/15 1467738    
Banks Balance Sheet 2268065 MYR Million May/15 2245944    
Central Bank Balance Sheet 420631 MYR Million May/15 419035    

Trade

Balance of Trade 5510 MYR Million May/15 6890    
Exports 60454 MYR Million May/15 60382    
Imports 54941 MYR Million May/15 53489    
Current Account 9968 MYR Million Mar/15 5666    
Current Account to GDP 7.1 percent Dec/14 4.2    
External Debt 768147 MYR Million Mar/15 744700    
Terms of Trade 105 Index Points May/15 105    
Tourist Arrivals 2242077  Mar/15 1949016    
Gold Reserves 37.01 Tonnes Mar/15 35.77    
Crude Oil Production 697 BBL/D/1K Mar/15 693    
Foreign Direct Investment 9888 MYR Million Mar/15 9766    

 

Business 

Business Confidence 101  Mar/15 86.4    
Industrial Production 4.5 percent May/15 4    
Industrial Production Mom 1.5 percent May/15 -0.4    
Manufacturing Production 3.2 percent May/15 4.1    
Capacity Utilization 78.4 percent Mar/15 79.8    
Changes in Inventories -2522 MYR Million Mar/15 -2694    
Bankruptcies 1621 Companies May/15 1755    
Car Registrations 81577 Cars Apr/15 138727    
Car Production 19856  Dec/13 16668    
Competitiveness Index 5.15 Points Dec/15 5.02    
Competitiveness Rank 20  Dec/15 24    
Corruption Index 52 Points Dec/14 50    
Corruption Rank 50  Dec/14 53    
Ease of Doing Business 18  Dec/14 6    
Leading Economic Index 119 Index Points Apr/15 119    
Mining Production percent May/15 3.9    

 

 

 Consumer 

Consumer Confidence 72.6  Mar/15 83    
Consumer Spending 135507 MYR Million Mar/15 135038    
Bank Lending Rate 4.61 percent May/15 4.65    
Gasoline Prices 0.54 USD/Liter Jun/15 0.53    

Taxes 

Corporate Tax Rate 25 percent Dec/15 25    
Personal Income Tax Rate 26 percent Dec/14 26    
Sales Tax Rate percent Dec/15 6    
Social Security Rate 25.29 percent Dec/14 24.5    
Social Security Rate For Companies 13.78 percent Dec/14 13    
Social Security Rate For Employees 11.51 percent Dec/14 11.5