Industrial production in Malaysia rose by 1.9 percent year-on-year in August 2019, following a 1.2 percent gain in July but missing market expectations of a 2 percent increase. output growth was mainly driven by further rises in both manufacturing (3.7 percent vs 4 percent in July), namely non-metallic mineral products, basic metal & fabricated metal products (4.3 percent), electrical & electronics products (3.5 percent) and petroleum, chemical, rubber & plastic (2.8 percent); and electricity generation (0.3 percent vs 2 percent). In addition, mining production dropped less (-3.9 percent vs -8.4 percent), amid a softer decline in crude oil and condensate (-9.5 percent). On a monthly basis industrial output increased by 0.9 percent in August, the first monthly rise in four months, after a 0.4 percent fall in July. Industrial Production in Malaysia averaged 2.44 percent from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 12.80 percent in March of 2010 and a record low of -17.60 percent in January of 2009.

Industrial Production in Malaysia is expected to be 3.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Malaysia to stand at 2.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Industrial Production is projected to trend around 4.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-07-12 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY May 4% 4% 3.5% 3.2%
2019-08-09 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY Jun 3.9% 4% 4.1% 3.7%
2019-09-11 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY Jul 1.2% 3.9% 3.5% 3.1%
2019-10-11 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY Aug 1.9% 1.2% 2% 2.9%
2019-11-11 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY Sep 1.9% 2.7%
2019-12-12 04:00 AM Industrial Production YoY Oct


Malaysia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 94.20 94.30 126.00 70.60 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.90 1.20 12.80 -17.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.90 -0.40 7.20 -5.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.70 4.00 38.50 -44.40 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -4618.00 -5059.00 6475.00 -10585.00 MYR Million [+]
Car Production 44363.00 45748.00 64333.00 1112.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 119397.00 109012.00 138727.00 9732.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 1.40 -0.30 4.50 -3.30 percent [+]
Internet Speed 8945.38 8200.47 8945.38 826.70 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 1704176.00 1654177.00 2205250.00 681617.00 IP [+]
Mining Production -3.90 -8.40 16.20 -20.30 percent [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 47.90 47.40 52.00 46.80 [+]
Cement Production 1278.00 1319.00 2442.00 147.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Coincident Index 139.10 137.80 139.10 56.80 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 74.60 74.38 74.60 4.87 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 27.00 25.00 27.00 18.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 15.00 24.00 24.00 6.00 [+]
Corruption Index 47.00 47.00 53.20 43.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 61.00 62.00 62.00 23.00 [+]


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. This page provides - Malaysia Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.90 1.20 12.80 -17.60 2007 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina -6.40 Aug/19
Australia 1.90 Jun/19
Brazil -2.30 Aug/19
Canada -1.12 Jul/19
China 4.40 Aug/19
Euro Area -2.80 Aug/19
France -1.40 Aug/19
Germany -4.00 Aug/19
India -1.10 Aug/19
Indonesia 14.70 Aug/19
Italy -1.80 Aug/19
Japan -4.70 Aug/19
Mexico -1.30 Aug/19
Netherlands -0.60 Aug/19
Russia 3.00 Sep/19
Saudi Arabia 1.40 Dec/18
Singapore -8.00 Aug/19
South Africa -1.80 Aug/19
South Korea -2.90 Aug/19
Spain 1.70 Aug/19
Switzerland 4.80 Jun/19
Turkey -3.60 Aug/19
United Kingdom -1.80 Aug/19
United States -0.10 Sep/19


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