Industrial production in Malaysia expanded by 4.6 percent year-on-year in April 2022, below market forecasts of 5.6 percent and easing from a 5.1 percent growth in the prior month, pointing to the eighth straight month of increase. Manufacturing output growth slowed (6.2% vs 6.9% in March), mainly led by electrical & electronics products (14.2% vs 18.6%), textile, wearing apparel, leather & footwear) (4.7% vs 5.4%), and non-metallic mineral, basic metal & fabricated metal (5.1% vs 5.6%). Also, there was a decline in production of mining (-0.1 percent vs 0.3 percent), amid a 0.8 percent fall in crude oil & condensate. Meanwhile, production of electricity continued to grow (1.5 percent vs 0.8 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output plunged 4.8 percent, reversing strongly from an 8.6 percent jump in March, which was the highest reading since June 2020. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Industrial Production in Malaysia averaged 2.44 percent from 2007 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 50.10 percent in April of 2021 and a record low of -32 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Malaysia Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Industrial Production - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Industrial Production in Malaysia is expected to be 3.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Malaysia Industrial Production is projected to trend around 5.00 percent in 2023 and 4.80 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Malaysia Industrial Production



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-10 04:00 AM Mar 5.1% 4% 4.8% 4.2%
2022-06-10 04:00 AM Apr 4.6% 5.1% 5.6% 5.3%
2022-07-08 04:00 AM May 4.6%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Industrial Production Mom -4.80 8.60 percent Apr 2022
Industrial Production 4.60 5.10 percent Apr 2022
Manufacturing Production 5.20 6.80 percent Feb 2022
Changes in Inventories 5760.00 3646.00 MYR Million Mar 2022
Car Production 50724.00 55137.00 Units Apr 2022
Leading Economic Index -0.50 0.50 percent Apr 2022
Cement Production 1524.00 2417.00 Thousands of Tonnes Apr 2022
Coincident Index 117.90 116.30 points Mar 2022
Mining Production -0.40 -5.10 percent Feb 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.60 5.10 50.10 -32.00 2007 - 2022 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA

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Malaysia Industrial Output Growth Below Estimates
Industrial production in Malaysia expanded by 4.6 percent year-on-year in April 2022, below market forecasts of 5.6 percent and easing from a 5.1 percent growth in the prior month, pointing to the eighth straight month of increase. Manufacturing output growth slowed (6.2% vs 6.9% in March), mainly led by electrical & electronics products (14.2% vs 18.6%), textile, wearing apparel, leather & footwear) (4.7% vs 5.4%), and non-metallic mineral, basic metal & fabricated metal (5.1% vs 5.6%). Also, there was a decline in production of mining (-0.1 percent vs 0.3 percent), amid a 0.8 percent fall in crude oil & condensate. Meanwhile, production of electricity continued to grow (1.5 percent vs 0.8 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output plunged 4.8 percent, reversing strongly from an 8.6 percent jump in March, which was the highest reading since June 2020.
2022-06-10
Malaysia Industrial Output Growth Beats Estimates
Industrial production in Malaysia grew by 5.1 percent year-on-year in March 2022, beating market forecasts of 4.8 percent and after an upwardly revised 4.0 percent rise in the prior month, representing the seventh straight month of increase and strongest growth since last December. Manufacturing output growth accelerated (6.9% vs 5.2% in February), mainly led by electrical & electronics products (18.6%), wood, furniture, paper products and printing (7.4%), and non-metallic mineral, basic metal & fabricated metal (5.6%). Also, there was a rebound in production of mining (0.3 percent vs -0.4 percent), amid a 5.7 percent rise in natural gas. Meanwhile, production of electricity continued to expand (0.8 percent vs 3.6 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output jumped 8.6 percent, the most since June 2020, rebounding sharply from a 6.6 percent fall in February.
2022-05-10
Malaysia Industrial Output Grows for 6th Month
Industrial production in Malaysia expanded by 3.9 percent year-on-year in January 2022, compared with market forecasts of 4 percent and after a 4.3 percent gain in the prior month, representing the sixth straight month of increase. Manufacturing output eased (5.2% vs 6.8% in December), mainly led by electrical & electronics products (12.8%), transport equipment and other manufacturing (8.4%), and food, beverages and tobacco (6.6%). Also, there was a noticeable slowdown in electricity production (3.9 percent vs 7.7 percent), while the output of mining continued to fall despite the rate of drop moderating sharply (-0.4 percent vs -5.1 percent), amid a 4.3 percent drop in crude oil & condensate and a 2.6 percent gain in the natural gas index. On a monthly basis, industrial output contracted 6.6 percent, the second straight month of fall and the steepest pace since April 2020.
2022-04-11