Industrial production in Malaysia increased by 2.3 percent year-on-year in September of 2018, following a 2.2 percent gain in the prior month and slightly above market expectations of 2.2 percent. Manufacturing production growth accelerated (4.8 percent vs 4.3 percent in August), namely electrical and electronic equipment products (5.5 percent); petroleum, chemical, rubber and plastic products (3.8 percent) and food beverages and tobacco (6.9 percent). Also, electricity output advanced at a faster rate (4.2 percent vs 4 percent). On the other hand, mining production continued to fall (-6.2 percent vs -4.6 percent), mainly driven by natural gas (-6.2 percent) and crude oil (-6.3 percent). On a monthly basis industrial production dropped by 0.4 percent in September, the same as in August. Industrial Production in Malaysia averaged 2.69 percent from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 14.20 percent in March of 2010 and a record low of -18 percent in January of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-07 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.6% 1.1% 1.5% 2%
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 2.3% 4.1%


Malaysia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 116.30 98.60 126.00 70.60 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.30 2.20 14.20 -18.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.40 -0.40 7.20 -5.60 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.80 4.30 38.50 -44.40 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -2812.00 -5004.00 6475.00 -10585.00 MYR Million [+]
Car Production 33436.00 43380.00 64333.00 1112.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 129954.00 114068.00 138727.00 9732.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.30 0.10 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 -6.20 -4.60 16.20 -20.30 percent [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 49.20 51.50 52.00 46.90 [+]
Cement Production 1483.00 1356.00 2442.00 147.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Coincident Index 136.70 137.10 137.10 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.30 2.20 14.20 -18.00 2007 - 2018 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA




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Germany 0.80 Sep/18
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Spain -0.10 Sep/18
Switzerland 8.30 Jun/18
Turkey -2.70 Sep/18
United Kingdom 0.00 Sep/18
United States 5.10 Sep/18


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