Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Currency 4.11 4.15 4.16 4.17 4.18 4.2
Stock Market (points) 1692.22 1653 1638 1623 1608 1579
Government Bond 10Y (%) 4.07 4.09 4.11 4.13 4.15 4.19
Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.60 1.4 0.5 1.5 1.5 1.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.40 4.5 5.1 4.6 4.5 3.6
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.30 3.2 3.1 3.1 3 3.1
Inflation Rate (%) 0.20 2.2 1.9 1.7 2.5 2.1
Interest Rate (%) 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
Balance of Trade (MYR Million) 7554.24 5100 5850 4475 7000 5000
Current Account (MYR Million) 3784.00 12700 11800 11500 11300 13200
Current Account to GDP (%) 1.30 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 1.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 50.90 55 55 55 55 53
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.00 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.6
Business Confidence (Index Points) 108.80 106 105 104 106 112
Consumer Confidence (Index Points) 107.50 112 118 120 115 113
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 24.00 24 24 24 24 24
GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.60 1.4 0.5 1.5 1.5 1.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.40 4.5 5.1 4.6 4.5 3.6
GDP (USD Billion) 314.50 348 348 348 348 364
GDP Constant Prices (MYR Million) 311704.00 301932 307741 318873 325731 337457
Gross National Product (MYR Billion) 300.10 293 299 307 314 325
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (MYR Million) 76819.00 76047 81196 78586 80276 83166
GDP per capita (USD) 11521.45 12001 12001 12001 12001 12227
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 26808.16 27225 27225 27225 27225 27956
GDP From Agriculture (MYR Million) 25709.00 22910 22508 26300 26866 27833
GDP From Construction (MYR Million) 14517.00 14727 14220 15185 15170 15716
GDP From Manufacturing (MYR Million) 71586.00 68857 72651 73232 74807 77500
GDP From Mining (MYR Million) 22630.00 26175 25047 23671 23648 24500
GDP From Services (MYR Million) 174438.00 165558 170262 178450 182288 188850
Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.30 3.2 3.1 3.1 3 3.1
Employed Persons (Thousand ) 14941.30 14950 14980 15010 15100 15500
Unemployed Persons (Thousand ) 516.20 509 509 510 510 511
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 68.40 68.8 69.1 69.2 69.4 70.7
Job Vacancies 269075.00 352000 349000 347500 345000 357000
Minimum Wages (MYR/Month) 1100.00 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100
Wages in Manufacturing (MYR/Month) 3633.00 3690 3790 3820 3800 4100
Population (Million) 32.05 32.9 32.9 32.9 32.9 33.2
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 3200 3400
Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 0.20 2.2 1.9 1.7 2.5 2.1
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 121.00 124 122 123 124 127
GDP Deflator (Index Points) 116.00 118 119 122 126 132
Producer Prices (Index Points) 105.20 109 108 110 107 110
Import Prices (Index Points) 120.00 118 118 118 119 121
Food Inflation (%) 1.10 3.1 3.6 3.8 4 4.1
Producer Prices Change (%) -2.90 2.5 1.3 1.6 1.9 2.5
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.20 0.8 -0.3 0.5 0.8 0.3
Core Inflation Rate (%) 0.50 0.9 1.5 1.9 2.3 2.5
Export Prices (Index Points) 116.20 115 115 116 116 118
CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points) 120.10 121 121 122 123 126
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 117.60 120 119 119 121 123
Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Interest Rate (%) 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
Money Supply M0 (MYR Million) 93171.00 99000 100700 101500 102900 105500
Money Supply M1 (MYR Million) 418351.51 417500 419100 421000 423500 437000
Interbank Rate (%) 3.65 3.65 3.65 3.65 3.65 3.65
Money Supply M2 (MYR Million) 1850513.84 1820000 1840000 1870000 1890000 1960000
Money Supply M3 (MYR Million) 1860566.40 1830000 1850000 1870000 1910000 2040000
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 101400.00 104700 105100 105800 106200 108700
Banks Balance Sheet (MYR Million) 2639431.06 2610000 2630000 2639000 2670000 2850000
Loans to Private Sector (MYR Million ) 1844278.95 1843000 1849000 1855000 1862000 1885000
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3 3 3 3
Central Bank Balance Sheet (MYR Million) 445903.80 477000 479000 481500 485000 512000
Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Balance of Trade (MYR Million) 7554.24 5100 5850 4475 7000 5000
Current Account (MYR Million) 3784.00 12700 11800 11500 11300 13200
Current Account to GDP (%) 1.30 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 1.5
Imports (MYR Million) 77237.42 73200 71400 73800 75500 76800
Exports (MYR Million) 84791.70 83400 83100 82750 82500 87000
External Debt (MYR Million) 947877.65 941000 947000 953000 957500 968000
Terms of Trade (Index Points) 96.90 97.71 98.05 97.97 97.32 97.11
Tourism Revenues (MYR Million) 82200.00 83800 83800 83800 83800 84100
Tourist Arrivals 2092378.00 2520000 2650000 2440000 2370000 2250000
Gold Reserves (Tonnes) 38.90 37.6 37.4 37.4 37.4 37.8
Crude Oil Production (BBL/D/1K) 606.00 661 657 666 672 667
Capital Flows (MYR Million) 164.26 -7400 -12000 -5300 4900 7800
Foreign Direct Investment (MYR Million) 3949.00 13700 9800 7500 14100 15900
Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 50.90 55 55 55 55 53
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.00 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.6
Government Budget Value (MYR Million) 3868.30 -3200 -5600 -500 1300 2800
Government Spending (MYR Million) 37369.00 35343 38483 39088 39051 40456
Government Revenues (MYR Million) 58919.60 56100 54500 60800 61500 66000
Fiscal Expenditure (MYR Million) 55051.30 59300 60100 61300 60200 63200
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 3505.40 3750 3750 3750 3750 3870
Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 24.00 24 24 24 24 24
Sales Tax Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Social Security Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 12.00 12 12 12 12 12
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 8.00 8 8 8 8 8
Business Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Business Confidence (Index Points) 108.80 106 105 104 106 112
Industrial Production (%) 2.50 4.2 3.8 2.7 3.6 4.8
Industrial Production Mom (%) 1.70 -0.7 1.8 3.2 1.7 1.1
Manufacturing Production (%) 3.60 4.9 5.2 5.5 5.7 6.9
Changes in Inventories (MYR Million) -6454.00 2300 -3700 1500 -590 -4610
Car Production (Units) 47114.00 41948 41943 40003 39900 42800
Car Registrations 102366.00 111000 115000 119000 125000 146000
Leading Economic Index (%) 1.20 0.4 -0.3 -0.9 0.4 1.8
Mining Production (%) -0.70 0.8 1.2 1.4 1.5 1.6
Manufacturing Pmi 46.80 50.7 51.3 51.5 49.9 49.2
Cement Production (Thousands of Tonnes ) 1414.00 1580 1530 1490 1450 1900
Coincident Index (Index Points) 137.10 136 137 137 138 139
Consumer Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Consumer Confidence (Index Points) 107.50 112 118 120 115 113
Consumer Spending (MYR Million) 179339.00 166225 170023 183464 187409 194156
Bank Lending Rate (%) 4.98 4.98 4.98 4.98 4.98 4.98
Retail Sales Mom (%) 2.10 2.1 1.3 0.7 3.1 2.7
Retail Sales Yoy (%) 12.60 7.7 8.2 8.5 7.3 6.9
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.53 0.5 0.49 0.48 0.46 0.46
Households Debt To GDP (% of GDP) 67.00 66.6 66.4 66.3 66.1 65.7
Housing Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Housing Index (%) 1.70 7.8 7.3 6.9 6.7 7.7
Construction Output (%) 5.20 11.3 10.7 10.1 9.9 13


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