Retail sales in Malaysia increased by 12.6 percent year-on-year in November 2018, accelerating from a 11.2 percent rise in the prior month, reaching the fastest annually increase since August. Meantime, wholesale trade grew at a softer 6.9 percent (vs 7.2 percent in October). At the same time, sales of motor vehicles went up 2.1 percent, slowing from a 2.9 percent increase in the preceding month. On a monthly basis, retail trade rose 2.1 percent, accelerating from a 2 percent gain in October. Retail Sales Yoy in Malaysia averaged 9.82 percent from 2013 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 14.80 percent in August of 2018 and a record low of 5.90 percent in July of 2015.

Retail Sales Yoy in Malaysia is expected to be 7.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Retail Sales Yoy in Malaysia to stand at 7.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 6.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-12 04:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 14.8% 13.3% 12.7%
2018-11-12 04:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 10.5% 14.8%
2018-12-13 04:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 11.2% 10.5% 9.5%
2019-01-11 04:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 12.6% 11.2% 10%
2019-02-09 04:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 12.6% 7%
2019-03-13 04:00 AM Retail Sales YoY
2019-04-12 04:00 AM Retail Sales YoY


Malaysia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 107.50 132.90 132.90 63.80 Index Points [+]
Consumer Spending 179339.00 165795.00 179339.00 56768.00 MYR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 4.98 4.98 13.53 4.44 percent [+]
Retail Sales Mom 2.10 2.00 4.90 -5.30 percent [+]
Retail Sales Yoy 12.60 11.20 14.80 5.90 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.53 0.52 0.66 0.28 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 67.00 67.10 70.90 48.60 percent of GDP [+]


Malaysia Retail Sales YoY

This page provides - Malaysia Retail Sales YoY- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.60 11.20 14.80 5.90 2013 - 2018 percent Monthly




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Argentina 16.60 Oct/18
Australia 3.60 Nov/18
Brazil 4.40 Nov/18
Canada 0.60 Oct/18
China 8.20 Dec/18
Euro Area 1.10 Nov/18
France 1.00 Nov/18
Germany 1.10 Nov/18
Indonesia 3.40 Nov/18
Italy 1.60 Nov/18
Japan 1.40 Nov/18
Mexico 3.00 Oct/18
Netherlands 4.10 Nov/18
Russia 3.00 Nov/18
Singapore -3.00 Nov/18
South Africa 3.10 Nov/18
South Korea 1.00 Nov/18
Spain 1.40 Nov/18
Switzerland -0.50 Nov/18
Turkey -6.30 Nov/18
United Kingdom 3.00 Dec/18
United States 4.20 Nov/18


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