Malaysia scored 74.38 points out of 100 on the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Competitiveness Index in Malaysia averaged 16.52 Points from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 74.38 Points in 2018 and a record low of 4.87 Points in 2010.

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Malaysia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 108.80 116.30 126.00 70.60 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.20 2.20 12.80 -17.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.70 -0.40 7.20 -5.60 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.40 4.80 38.50 -44.40 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -6454.00 -2812.00 6475.00 -10585.00 MYR Million [+]
Car Production 47554.00 33436.00 64333.00 1112.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 79099.00 130689.00 138727.00 9732.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.80 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 1.40 -6.20 16.20 -20.30 percent [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 48.20 49.20 52.00 46.90 [+]
Cement Production 1571.00 1483.00 2442.00 147.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Coincident Index 135.70 136.70 137.10 56.80 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 74.38 73.24 74.38 4.87 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 25.00 26.00 26.00 18.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 15.00 24.00 24.00 6.00 [+]
Corruption Index 47.00 49.00 53.20 43.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 62.00 55.00 62.00 23.00 [+]


Malaysia Competitiveness Index

The most recent 2018 edition of Global Competitiveness Report assesses 140 economies. The report is made up of 98 variables, from a combination of data from international organizations as well as from the World Economic Forum’s Executive Opinion Survey. The variables are organized into twelve pillars with the most important including: institutions; infrastructure; ICT adoption; macroeconomic stability; health; skills; product market; labour market; financial system; market size; business dynamism; and innovation capability. The GCI varies between 1 and 100, higher average score means higher degree of competitiveness. With the 2018 edition, the World Economic Forum introduced a new methodology, aiming to integrate the notion of the 4th Industrial Revolution into the definition of competitiveness. It emphasizes the role of human capital, innovation, resilience and agility, as not only drivers but also defining features of economic success in the 4th Industrial Revolution. This page provides the latest reported value for - Malaysia Competitiveness Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Malaysia Competitiveness Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
74.38 73.24 74.38 4.87 2007 - 2018 Points Yearly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 57.49 Dec/18
Australia 78.85 Dec/18
Brazil 59.51 Dec/18
Canada 79.92 Dec/18
China 72.61 Dec/18
France 78.01 Dec/18
Germany 82.84 Dec/18
India 62.02 Dec/18
Indonesia 64.94 Dec/18
Italy 70.77 Dec/18
Japan 82.47 Dec/18
Mexico 64.60 Dec/18
Netherlands 82.38 Dec/18
Russia 65.62 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 67.50 Dec/18
Singapore 83.48 Dec/18
South Africa 60.76 Dec/18
South Korea 78.84 Dec/18
Spain 74.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 82.59 Dec/18
Turkey 61.60 Dec/18
United Kingdom 81.99 Dec/18
United States 85.64 Dec/18


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