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TABLE-Malaysia economic indicators - March 14
March 14, 2012 / 12:29 AM / 6 years ago

TABLE-Malaysia economic indicators - March 14

GDP (pct,y/y)    
 Q4 '11 Q3 '11 Q2 '11  Q1 '11  Q4'10   Q3 '10  Q2 '10  Q1 '10  Q4 '09  	
  5.2    5.8    4.3     4.9     4.8     5.3     8.9     10.1    4.4        	
     
 INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION (pct, y/y)	
 JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  JAN  DEC  NOV  	
 0.2  2.9  1.8  2.9  2.5  3.0 -0.6  1.3 -5.6 -1.7  2.9  5.0  1.0  4.2  5.1	
            
 MANUFACTURING SECTOR (Production index (pct,y/y)	
 JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  JAN  DEC  NOV 	
 1.2  4.5  4.0  6.2  8.2  4.8  1.5  4.5  0.6 -0.4  5.3  7.9  4.5  7.8  6.5 
        
 MINING SECTOR (Production index (pct,y/y)	
 JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP   AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  JAN  DEC  NOV  
12.7 -0.8 -4.2 -5.7 -12.0 -1.4 -7.5 -8.6 -20.1 6.9 -6.9 -4.0 -0.7 -6.7 -3.4 
         
 ELECTRICITY SECTOR (Production index (pct,y/y)	
 JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  JAN  DEC NOV OCT   
 2.7  3.1  2.9  1.9  6.4  1.4  4.6  3.6 -1.6 -0.7  0.7  0.7  0.3  2.4 4.9 5.0	
            
 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX JAN DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN	
 (pct, y/y)           2.7 3.0 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.4     
        
 MERCHANDISE TRADE (bln rgt)    
          JAN   DEC   NOV   OCT   SEP   AUG   JUL   JUN   MAY   APR   MAR    	
 Exports  55.07 60.7  56.9  63.6  58.7  58.6  59.2  57.9  55.1  57.8  61.9 
   	
 Imports  46.32 52.4  47.4  50.1  49.0  47.6  49.8  50.0  46.6  46.8  50.5   	
 Trade    
 balance  8.75   8.3   9.5  13.3   9.6  11.0   9.5   7.9   8.5  11.0  11.3      
   	
     	
 CURRENT ACCOUNT (bln rgt)    
                Q22010     Q12010    Q42009   Q3 2009  Q2 2009    
 Goods           30.8       45.0      38.0     33.4     33.1    
 Services        -0.39      -0.09     -0.14     0.1      1.0    
 Income          -8.6       -8.9      -5.6     -1.6     -1.5    
 Transfers       -5.6       -5.6      -4.8     -6.7     -3.9	
                
THREE-MONTH INTERBANK RATE (pct) (KLIBOR)    
MAR 13 MAR 12 MAR 09 MAR 07 MAR 05 MAR 02 FEB 29 FEB 27 FEB 23 FEB 20 FEB 15	
3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.20  	
    	
MONETARY AGGREGATES (pct,y/y)	
    JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  JAN  DEC 	
M1  9.9 15.1 13.8 16.6 13.3 13.7 14.5 14.5 13.1 16.2 14.0 13.2 17.9 11.7	
M2 14.7 14.5 12.7 11.8 13.0 10.8 11.6 12.4 11.6 10.7  8.6  8.3  9.1  7.1	
M3 14.7 14.3 12.3 11.4 12.5 10.6 11.6 12.4 11.1 10.1  8.2  7.9  8.9  7.0	
    	
COMMERCIAL BANKS' BASE LENDING RATE (pct)	
                MAR '12  FEB '12 JAN '12 DEC '11 NOV '11 OCT '11    	
TOP THERE BANKS   6.60     6.60    6.60    6.60    6.60    6.60	
    	
NET NON-PERFORMING LOANS OF BANKING SYSTEM (3-mth classification)	
JAN DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL JUN MAY APR MAR JAN DEC NOV OCT	
1.9 1.8 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.1	
    	
BANK NEGARA RESERVES (bln ringgit)	
FEB 29 FEB 15 JAN 31 JAN 13 DEC 30 DEC 15 NOV 30 NOV 15 OCT 31 OCT 14	
426.7  425.7  424.8  423.5  423.4  429.8  429.1  429.7  429.1  417.2 	
    	
EXTERNAL DEBT (bln ringgit, end of period)	
                2009   2008p  2007p  2006   2005   2004	
Total external  264.6  235.6  187.4  184.5  197.7  200.6	
US$ equivalent  79.72  66.61  50.3   51.8   52.8   49.1	
    	
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (pct of workforce)	
2010 2009 2008p 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002	
 3.6  3.7  3.3   3.3  3.3  3.5  3.5  3.5  3.9	
    	
NOTE - Figures may not total due to rounding.	
 - The latest labour market data is up to December 30	
 - p: preliminary	
 - f: forecast	
SOURCES 	
Finance Ministry, Bank Negara, Statistics Department, Malaysia	
Automotive Association and Economic Planning Unit.

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