The IHS Markit Malaysia Manufacturing PMI fell to 47.4 in August 2019 from 47.6 in the previous month, pointing to the eleventh straight month of contraction in the sector. New orders continued to fall as the level of new work received from external markets stalled, output dropped fractionally. Meantime, employment grew for the first time in three months as firms enhanced operating capacities, while backlogs of work declined for a twelfth month in succession. On the price front, operating costs were higher amid reports of currency fluctuations, rising commodity prices and shortages of certain raw materials. Consequently, output charges rose the most in nine months. Lastly, sentiment strengthened to its highest level since October 2013, boosted by planned promotional activity, new products, work in the pipeline and forecasts of improved domestic and external demand. Manufacturing Pmi in Malaysia is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing Pmi in Malaysia is expected to be 49.80 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing Pmi in Malaysia to stand at 50.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Manufacturing Pmi is projected to trend around 49.40 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Malaysia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 94.20 94.30 126.00 70.60 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.20 3.90 12.80 -17.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.40 -1.10 7.20 -5.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.00 3.80 38.50 -44.40 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -4618.00 -5059.00 6475.00 -10585.00 MYR Million [+]
Car Production 45748.00 34891.00 64333.00 1112.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 119397.00 109012.00 138727.00 9732.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.30 -1.70 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 -8.40 4.60 16.20 -20.30 percent [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 47.40 47.60 52.00 46.80 [+]
Cement Production 1319.00 1105.00 2442.00 147.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Coincident Index 137.80 138.10 138.10 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 47.00 53.20 43.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 61.00 62.00 62.00 23.00 [+]


Malaysia Manufacturing Pmi

The Nikkei Malaysia Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 450 manufacturing companies. The Index is based on five individual indexes with the following weights: New Orders (30 percent), Output (25 percent), Employment (20 percent), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15 percent) and Stock of Items Purchased (10 percent), with the Delivery Times index inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides - Malaysia Manufacturing Pmi- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Manufacturing Pmi - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
47.40 47.60 52.00 46.80 2015 - 2019 Monthly




Country Last Previous
Australia 53.10 Aug/19
Brazil 52.50 Aug/19
Canada 49.10 Aug/19
China 50.40 Aug/19
Euro Area 47.00 Aug/19
France 51.10 Aug/19
Germany 43.50 Aug/19
India 51.40 Aug/19
Indonesia 49.00 Aug/19
Italy 48.70 Aug/19
Japan 49.30 Aug/19
Mexico 49.00 Aug/19
Netherlands 51.60 Aug/19
Russia 49.10 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia 57.00 Aug/19
Singapore 49.90 Aug/19
South Africa 45.70 Aug/19
South Korea 49.00 Aug/19
Spain 48.80 Aug/19
Switzerland 47.20 Aug/19
Turkey 48.00 Aug/19
United Kingdom 47.40 Aug/19
United States 50.30 Aug/19


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