Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Currency 4.17 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 4.18
Stock Market (points) 1599.58 1603 1591 1580 1568 1546
Government Bond 10Y (%) 3.37 3.62 3.64 3.66 3.68 3.72
Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.00 1.1 1.5 1.3 1.4 1.2
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.90 4.4 4.4 4.1 4.2 4.7
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.30 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.4
Inflation Rate (%) 1.40 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.9
Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3 2.75 2.75 3
Balance of Trade (MYR Million) 10300.00 12200 12000 16500 16500 11200
Current Account (MYR Million) 14257.00 4500 9800 12500 5500 9500
Current Account to GDP (%) 2.30 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2
Government Debt to GDP (%) 51.80 55 55 53 53 53
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.70 -2.7 -2.7 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6
Business Confidence (Index Points) 94.30 104 106 107 105 112
Consumer Confidence (Index Points) 83.00 85 88 92 90 113
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 24.00 24 24 24 24 24
GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.00 1.1 1.5 1.3 1.4 1.2
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.90 4.4 4.4 4.1 4.2 4.7
GDP (USD Billion) 354.35 385 385 425 425 425
GDP Constant Prices (MYR Million) 348767.00 360230 372785 355720 363415 390306
Gross National Product (MYR Billion) 347.20 349 365 349 362 382
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (MYR Million) 86307.00 89069 84445 82882 89932 88414
GDP per capita (USD) 12109.50 12001 12001 12001 12227 12227
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 28176.40 27225 27225 27956 27956 27956
GDP From Agriculture (MYR Million) 24192.00 28207 27086 25601 25208 28359
GDP From Construction (MYR Million) 16064.00 17964 17140 17339 16739 17946
GDP From Manufacturing (MYR Million) 79011.00 80523 82817 78762 82329 86710
GDP From Mining (MYR Million) 26019.00 25098 28311 27182 27112 29642
GDP From Services (MYR Million) 199498.00 205299 213190 202824 207877 223210
Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.30 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.4
Unemployed Persons (Thousand ) 521.40 510 510 500 500 511
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 68.60 69.2 69.4 69.4 69 70.7
Job Vacancies 231345.00 347500 345000 345000 360000 357000
Minimum Wages (MYR/Month) 1100.00 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100
Wages in Manufacturing (MYR/Month) 3998.00 3820 3800 3940 3970 4100
Population (Million) 32.40 32.9 32.4 32.75 32.75 32.75
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60 60 60 60 60
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60 60 60 60 60
Wages (MYR/Month) 2880.00 3200 3200 3400 3400 3400
Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 1.40 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.9
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 121.50 123 123 123 123 126
Producer Prices (Index Points) 104.50 109 105 107 107 107
Import Prices (Index Points) 118.10 118 119 119 119 121
Food Inflation (%) 2.40 1.5 1.8 2 2.2 3.5
Producer Prices Change (%) -1.80 0.6 1.1 1.8 2 2.2
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.10 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.3
Core Inflation Rate (%) 2.00 0.8 1 1.2 0.8 2.5
Export Prices (Index Points) 115.20 116 116 116 116 118
CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points) 121.10 122 122 123 123 125
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 114.60 119 119 116 116 121
Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3 2.75 2.75 3
Money Supply M1 (MYR Million) 431751.03 421000 423500 423500 423500 437000
Interbank Rate (%) 3.40 3.4 3.4 3.15 3.15 3.15
Money Supply M2 (MYR Million) 1899144.35 1870000 1890000 1890000 1890000 1960000
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 104874.48 105800 106200 106200 105800 108700
Banks Balance Sheet (MYR Million) 2725397.51 2639000 2670000 2710000 2690000 2850000
Loans to Private Sector (MYR Million ) 1925768.90 1904581 1938061 1950680 2006651 2029149
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 3.10 3.1 3.1 2.85 2.85 2.85
Central Bank Balance Sheet (MYR Million) 451676.42 451500 450000 445000 440000 460000
Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Balance of Trade (MYR Million) 10300.00 12200 12000 16500 16500 11200
Current Account (MYR Million) 14257.00 4500 9800 12500 5500 9500
Current Account to GDP (%) 2.30 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2
Imports (MYR Million) 65900.00 69800 72500 71500 74400 75800
Exports (MYR Million) 76200.00 84000 84500 88000 80500 87000
External Debt (MYR Million) 931083.27 974466 965582 940731 941634 1010965
Terms of Trade (Index Points) 97.60 97.97 97.32 97.32 97.32 97.11
Tourism Revenues (MYR Million) 84135.20 83800 83800 83800 84100 84100
Tourist Arrivals 2098267.00 2150000 2370000 2250000 2350000 2250000
Gold Reserves (Tonnes) 38.90 37.4 37.4 37.4 37.4 37.8
Crude Oil Production (BBL/D/1K) 617.00 666 672 672 672 667
Foreign Direct Investment (MYR Million) 4395.00 7500 11100 12000 11000 15900
Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 51.80 55 55 53 53 53
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.70 -2.7 -2.7 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6
Government Budget Value (MYR Million) 4234.10 -500 1300 1300 4300 2800
Government Spending (MYR Million) 39496.00 41943 56102 40218 41155 58739
Government Revenues (MYR Million) 63687.80 60800 66500 64500 556000 66000
Fiscal Expenditure (MYR Million) 59453.70 61300 60200 60200 60200 63200
Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 24.00 24 24 24 24 24
Sales Tax Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Social Security Rate (%) 23.00 20 20 20 20 20
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 12.00 12 12 12 12 12
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 11.00 8 8 8 8 8
Business Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Business Confidence (Index Points) 94.30 104 106 107 105 112
Industrial Production (%) 3.90 2.7 3.6 3.5 3.2 4.8
Industrial Production Mom (%) -1.10 3.2 1.7 1.5 1.7 1.1
Manufacturing Production (%) 3.80 5.5 5.7 5.2 3.2 6.9
Changes in Inventories (MYR Million) -4618.00 1500 -590 -590 -590 -4610
Car Production (Units) 34891.00 32000 38900 45000 37000 42800
Car Registrations 109012.00 80000 95000 105000 120000 100000
Leading Economic Index (%) -1.70 -0.9 0.4 0.5 1.5 1.8
Mining Production (%) 4.60 1.4 1.5 1.5 1 1.6
Manufacturing Pmi 47.60 49.8 49.9 50.8 50.4 49.2
Cement Production (Thousands of Tonnes ) 1105.00 1530 1350 1350 14000 1900
Coincident Index (Index Points) 137.90 137 138 138 136 139
Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Consumer Confidence (Index Points) 83.00 85 88 92 90 113
Consumer Spending (MYR Million) 203388.00 212682 207200 206872 211930 216938
Bank Lending Rate (%) 4.89 4.89 4.89 4.64 4.64 4.64
Retail Sales Mom (%) 4.40 0.7 3.1 2.2 3 2.7
Retail Sales Yoy (%) 7.70 8.5 7.3 6.5 6 6.9
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.50 0.49 0.47 0.46 0.45 0.45
Households Debt To GDP (% of GDP) 66.30 66.3 66.1 66.1 66.1 65.7
Housing Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Housing Index (%) 1.30 1.6 2 2 2.5 3.7
Construction Output (%) 0.80 4.5 5 4.3 5 5


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