Malaysia Business Confidence  Forecast


Business Confidence in Malaysia is expected to be 112.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Business Confidence in Malaysia to stand at 114.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Business Confidence is projected to trend around 118.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Malaysia Business Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Business Confidence 114 112 113 113 114 118
Industrial Production 6.8 3.8 5.5 4.1 4.4 4.8
Industrial Production Mom -0.07 1.6 2 2 0.36 1.1
Manufacturing Production 7.6 7 6.6 6.2 6.4 6.9
Capacity Utilization 79 76.5 83 83 76.23 85.8
Changes in Inventories -352 -3330 825 -460 -260 -4610
Bankruptcies 1668 1441 1874 1874 1401 1850
Car Production 40206 47800 46100 46100 37015 52800
Car Registrations 91246 103000 96300 100500 88314 146000
Leading Economic Index 0.2 0.6 0.8 1 1.3 1.8
Manufacturing Pmi 49.9 50.5 50.8 51 51.2 51.84
Mining Production 5.3 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.6
Cement Production 1522 1890 1810 1800 1464 2100
Coincident Index 132 130 131 131 133 138
Competitiveness Index 5.17 5.16 5.28 5.28 5.14 5.35
Competitiveness Rank 23 25 24 24 24 22
Ease of Doing Business 23 18 18.2 18.2 20 19
Corruption Index 49 52 55 55 49 60
Corruption Rank 55 53 50 50 54 45