Industrial production in Malaysia increased by 2.5 percent year-on-year in November of 2018, slowing from an upwardly revised 4.3 percent gain in October but beating market expectations of 2.2 percent. Manufacturing production growth slowed noticeably (3.6 percent vs 5.4 percent in October), namely transport equipment and other manufactures products (8.3 percent); electrical and electronic products (5.3 percent); and petroleum, chemical, rubber and plastic products (3.4 percent). In addition, mining production decreased 0.7 percent, reversing from a 1.4 percent rise in a month earlier, mainly due to falls in natural gas (-1.8 percent). Meanwhile, electricity output advanced at a faster 3.2 percent (vs 2.1 percent in October). On a monthly basis industrial production went up 0.1 percent in November, much slower than a 1.7 percent increase in a month earlier. Industrial Production in Malaysia averaged 2.40 percent from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 12.80 percent in March of 2010 and a record low of -17.60 percent in January of 2009.

Industrial Production in Malaysia is expected to be 4.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Malaysia to stand at 3.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Industrial Production is projected to trend around 4.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-11 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.2% 2.6% 2% 3.3%
2018-11-09 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.3% 2.2% 2.2% 4.4%
2018-12-12 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 4.2% 2.2% 3.3% 4.1%
2019-01-11 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.5% 4.3% 2.2% 4.1%
2019-02-11 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.5% 5%
2019-03-14 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY
2019-04-11 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY


Malaysia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 108.80 116.30 126.00 70.60 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.50 4.30 12.80 -17.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.70 -0.40 7.20 -5.60 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.60 5.40 38.50 -44.40 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -6454.00 -2812.00 6475.00 -10585.00 MYR Million [+]
Car Production 47114.00 47554.00 64333.00 1112.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 102366.00 79099.00 138727.00 9732.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 1.20 -0.80 4.50 -3.30 percent [+]
Internet Speed 8945.38 8200.47 8945.38 826.70 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 1704176.00 1654177.00 2205250.00 681617.00 IP [+]
Mining Production -0.70 1.40 16.20 -20.30 percent [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 46.80 48.20 52.00 46.80 [+]
Cement Production 1414.00 1571.00 2442.00 147.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Coincident Index 137.10 135.70 137.10 56.80 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 74.38 73.24 74.38 4.87 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 25.00 26.00 26.00 18.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 15.00 24.00 24.00 6.00 [+]
Corruption Index 47.00 49.00 53.20 43.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 62.00 55.00 62.00 23.00 [+]


Malaysia Industrial Production

In Malaysia, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities. This page provides - Malaysia Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 4.30 12.80 -17.60 2007 - 2018 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina -13.30 Nov/18
Australia 2.80 Sep/18
Brazil -0.90 Nov/18
Canada 4.20 Oct/18
China 5.40 Nov/18
Euro Area -3.30 Nov/18
France -2.10 Nov/18
Germany -4.70 Nov/18
India 0.50 Nov/18
Indonesia 0.60 Oct/18
Italy -2.60 Nov/18
Japan 1.50 Nov/18
Mexico -1.30 Nov/18
Netherlands 0.40 Nov/18
Russia 2.40 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 5.84 Jun/18
Singapore 7.60 Nov/18
South Africa 1.60 Nov/18
South Korea 0.10 Nov/18
Spain -2.60 Nov/18
Switzerland 1.40 Sep/18
Turkey -6.50 Nov/18
United Kingdom -1.50 Nov/18
United States 4.00 Dec/18


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