Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Currency 4.15 4.2 4.21 4.22 4.23 4.25
Stock Market (points) 1674.49 1637 1624 1610 1597 1570
Government Bond 10Y (%) 3.66 3.82 3.84 3.86 3.88 3.92
Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.10 0.8 1.1 1.5 1.3 1.2
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.50 4.1 3.8 4.4 4.1 4.7
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.40 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.4
Inflation Rate (%) 0.20 0.7 1 1.4 1.4 1.9
Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3 3 2.75 3
Balance of Trade (MYR Million) 10900.00 6600 12200 12000 16500 11200
Current Account (MYR Million) 16387.00 5100 4500 9800 12500 9500
Current Account to GDP (%) 2.30 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2
Government Debt to GDP (%) 51.80 55 55 55 53 53
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.70 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.6 -2.6
Business Confidence (Index Points) 94.30 102 104 106 107 112
Consumer Confidence (Index Points) 83.00 80 85 88 92 113
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 24.00 24 24 24 24 24
GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.10 0.8 1.1 1.5 1.3 1.2
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.50 4.1 3.8 4.4 4.1 4.7
GDP (USD Billion) 314.71 348 348 348 364 364
GDP Constant Prices (MYR Million) 341710.00 306241 317626 336790 335822 352619
Gross National Product (MYR Billion) 335.40 297 306 327 326 342
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (MYR Million) 79618.00 80800 78279 75606 75389 79160
GDP per capita (USD) 11521.45 12001 12001 12001 12227 12227
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 26808.16 27225 27225 27225 27956 27956
GDP From Agriculture (MYR Million) 24593.00 22398 26197 26603 26527 27854
GDP From Construction (MYR Million) 16656.00 13807 14793 14298 14256 14970
GDP From Manufacturing (MYR Million) 75660.00 72296 72946 76802 76581 80412
GDP From Mining (MYR Million) 26111.00 24321 23060 26581 26505 27831
GDP From Services (MYR Million) 194836.00 169432 177752 188522 187981 197383
Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.40 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.4
Unemployed Persons (Thousand ) 523.30 509 510 510 500 511
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 68.50 69.1 69.2 69.4 69.4 70.7
Job Vacancies 281159.00 349000 347500 345000 345000 357000
Minimum Wages (MYR/Month) 1100.00 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100
Wages in Manufacturing (MYR/Month) 3733.00 3790 3820 3800 3940 4100
Population (Million) 32.40 32.9 32.9 32.4 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 3200 3400 3400
Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 0.20 0.7 1 1.4 1.4 1.9
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 121.40 120 122 123 122 125
Producer Prices (Index Points) 105.30 106 109 105 107 107
Import Prices (Index Points) 118.20 118 118 119 119 121
Food Inflation (%) 1.20 1.4 1.5 1.8 2 3.5
Producer Prices Change (%) -1.40 -0.8 0.6 1.1 1.8 2.2
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.20 -0.3 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.3
Core Inflation Rate (%) 0.40 0.5 0.8 1 1.2 2.5
Export Prices (Index Points) 114.80 115 116 116 116 118
CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points) 121.10 119 121 122 122 124
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 114.80 118 118 119 113 121
Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3 3 2.75 3
Money Supply M1 (MYR Million) 425208.43 419100 421000 423500 423500 437000
Interbank Rate (%) 3.65 3.65 3.65 3.65 3.65 3.65
Money Supply M2 (MYR Million) 1872784.46 1840000 1870000 1890000 1890000 1960000
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 105741.01 105100 105800 106200 106200 108700
Banks Balance Sheet (MYR Million) 2670308.91 2630000 2639000 2670000 2710000 2850000
Loans to Private Sector (MYR Million ) 1873615.87 1877981 1893635 1938061 1950680 2029149
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 2.90 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9
Central Bank Balance Sheet (MYR Million) 453282.57 449000 451500 450000 445000 460000
Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Balance of Trade (MYR Million) 10900.00 6600 12200 12000 16500 11200
Current Account (MYR Million) 16387.00 5100 4500 9800 12500 9500
Current Account to GDP (%) 2.30 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2
Imports (MYR Million) 74300.00 72400 69800 72500 71500 75800
Exports (MYR Million) 85200.00 79000 84000 84500 88000 87000
External Debt (MYR Million) 903679.82 965312 968866 965582 940731 1010965
Terms of Trade (Index Points) 97.10 98.05 97.97 97.32 97.32 97.11
Tourism Revenues (MYR Million) 84135.20 83800 83800 83800 84100 84100
Tourist Arrivals 2334613.00 2250000 2150000 2370000 2250000 2250000
Gold Reserves (Tonnes) 38.90 37.4 37.4 37.4 37.4 37.8
Crude Oil Production (BBL/D/1K) 630.00 657 666 672 672 667
Foreign Direct Investment (MYR Million) 21726.00 9800 7500 11100 12000 15900
Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 51.80 55 55 55 53 53
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.70 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.6 -2.6
Government Budget Value (MYR Million) 4234.10 -5600 -500 1300 1300 2800
Government Spending (MYR Million) 38634.00 37367 38079 52184 52034 54637
Government Revenues (MYR Million) 63687.80 54500 60800 66500 64500 66000
Fiscal Expenditure (MYR Million) 59453.70 60100 61300 60200 60200 63200
Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 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 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Business Confidence (Index Points) 94.30 102 104 106 107 112
Industrial Production (%) 4.00 3.8 2.7 3.6 3.5 4.8
Industrial Production Mom (%) 2.00 1.8 3.2 1.7 1.5 1.1
Manufacturing Production (%) 4.30 5.2 5.5 5.7 5.2 6.9
Changes in Inventories (MYR Million) -5059.00 -3700 1500 -590 -590 -4610
Car Production (Units) 48877.00 35000 32000 38900 45000 42800
Car Registrations 111946.00 115000 80000 95000 105000 100000
Leading Economic Index (%) 2.60 0.3 -0.9 0.4 0.5 1.8
Mining Production (%) 2.30 1.2 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6
Manufacturing Pmi 48.80 49.1 49.8 49.9 52 49.2
Cement Production (Thousands of Tonnes ) 1323.00 1330 1530 1350 1450 1900
Coincident Index (Index Points) 137.30 137 137 138 138 139
Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Consumer Confidence (Index Points) 83.00 80 85 88 92 113
Consumer Spending (MYR Million) 198724.00 169194 182746 182230 181707 190795
Bank Lending Rate (%) 5.02 5.02 5.02 5.02 5.02 5.02
Retail Sales Mom (%) -4.70 1.3 0.7 3.1 2.2 2.7
Retail Sales Yoy (%) 6.30 8.2 8.5 7.3 6.5 6.9
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.50 0.47 0.46 0.45 0.44 0.44
Households Debt To GDP (% of GDP) 66.30 66.4 66.3 66.1 66.1 65.7
Housing Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Housing Index (%) 1.60 1.5 1.6 2 2 3.7
Construction Output (%) 0.70 3.6 4.5 5 4.3 5


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