Industrial production in Malaysia rose by 2.0 percent year-on-year in November 2019, after a 0.3 percent gain in October, which was the weakest reading in nearly four years, and easily beating market consensus of 1.0 percent. This was the strongest yearly increase in industrial output since June, as manufacturing output growth accelerated (2.5 percent vs 2.2 percent in October), mainly due to transport equipment and other manufactures (4.3 percent), non-metallic mineral products, basic metal & fabricated metal products (3.7 percent) and petroleum, chemicals, rubber and plastic products (2.0 percent). In addition, electricity production increased at a steeper rate (1.6 percent vs 0.5 percent). At the same time, mining output rose 0.5 percent, the first rise in five months, after a 5.8 percent fall in October, mainly led by natural gas (3.7 percent). On a monthly basis industrial output went up 1.8 percent in November, swinging from a 1.0 percent drop in October.

Industrial Production in Malaysia averaged 2.41 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. This page provides - Malaysia Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Industrial Production in Malaysia is expected to be 3.50 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 4.80 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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Malaysia Industrial Production

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 0.30 12.80 -17.60 2007 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-11 04:00 AM Aug 1.9% 1.2% 2% 2.9%
2019-11-11 04:00 AM Sep 1.7% 1.7% 1.9% 2.7%
2019-12-12 04:00 AM Oct 0.3% 1.7% 1.4% 1.1%
2020-01-10 04:00 AM Nov 2% 0.3% 1% 4.2%
2020-02-07 04:00 AM Dec 2% 0.5%


News Stream
2019-12-12
Malaysia Industrial Output Rises the Least in Near 4 Years
Industrial production in Malaysia rose by 0.3 percent year-on-year in October 2019, slowing from a 1.7 percent gain in the previous month. This was the weakest yearly increase in industrial output since a decline in December 2015, as manufacturing output growth slowed (2.2 percent vs 2.5 percent in September), mainly due to transport equipment and other manufactures (4.3 percent), non-metallic mineral products, basic metal & fabricated metal products (3.1 percent) and electrical and elecronic products (2.4 percent). In addition, electricity production increased much less (0.5 percent vs 4.1 percent). At the same time, mining output contracted more faster (-5.8 percent vs -1.6 percent), led by crude oil and condensate index (-5.1 percent) and natural gas (-6.3 percent). On a monthly basis industrial output fell by 1 percent in October, after a 0.3 percent drop in September.

2019-11-11
Malaysia Industrial Output Rises Less than Expected
Industrial production in Malaysia rose by 1.7 percent year-on-year in September 2019, the same as a downwardly revised figure in the previous month and compared to market consensus of a 1.9 percent increase. Manufacturing output growth slowed (2.5 percent vs 3.6 percent in August), mainly due to transport equipment and other manufactures (6.3 percent), non-metallic mineral products, basic metal & fabricated metal products (3.8 percent) and petroleum, chemicals, rubber and plastic products (2.1 percent). At the same time, there was a further decline in mining output (-1.6 percent vs -3.9 percent), mainly led by crude oil and condensate index (-4.7 percent). Meantime, electricity production picked up (4.1 percent vs 0.3 percent). On a monthly basis industrial output fell by 0.3 percent in September, after a 0.8 percent rise in August.

2019-10-11
Malaysia Industrial Output Rises Less than Estimated
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.

2019-09-11
Malaysia Industrial Output Grows the Least in 3-1/2 Years
Industrial production in Malaysia rose by 1.2 percent year-on-year in July 2019, slowing sharply from a 3.9 percent gain in June and missing market expectations of a 3.5 percent increase. This was the smallest yearly rise in industrial output since a 0.6 percent fall in December 2015, amid a slump in mining production (-8.4 percent vs 4.6 percent in June), mainly dragged down by crude oil and condensate (-22.7 percent vs 3.7 percent). Meantime, manufacturing output growth accelerated (4 percent vs 3.8 percent), namely transport equipment & other manufactures (5.8 percent vs 5.6 percent), electrical and electronic products (4.9 percent vs 3.5 percent), and petroleum, chemical, rubber & plastics (3.4 percent vs 3 percent). Also, electricity output expanded faster (2 percent vs 1.7 percent). On a monthly basis industrial output fell by 0.4 percent in July, the third straight month of monthly drop, after a 1.1 percent decline in June.

2019-08-09
Malaysia Industrial Output Growth Slows to 3-Month Low
Industrial production in Malaysia rose by 3.9 percent year-on-year in June 2019, easing from a 4 percent gain in May and below market expectations of a 4.1 percent increase. This was the smallest yearly rise in industrial output since March, as manufacturing output grew softer (3.8 percent vs 4.2 percent in May), namely transport equipment & other manufactures (5.6 percent vs 6.9 percent), electrical and electronic products (3.5 percent vs 3.7 percent), and petroleum, chemical, rubber & plastics (3.0 percent vs 3.2 percent). Also, electricity output expanded less (1.7 percent vs 5.7 percent). Meanwhile, mining production rose at a faster 4.6 percent (vs 3 percent), mainly led by natural gas index (13 percent vs 7.6 percent). On a monthly basis industrial output fell by 1.1 percent in June, the second straight month monthly drop, after a 0.3 percent fall in May.

2019-07-12
Malaysia Industrial Output Growth Holds at 6-Month High
Industrial production in Malaysia rose by 4 percent year-on-year in May 2019, the same pace as in April but beating market expectations of a 3.4 percent gain. It remained the biggest yearly rise in industrial output in six months, as manufacturing output grew further (4.2 percent vs 4.3 percent in April), namely transport equipment & other manufactures (6.9 percent), electrical and electronic products (3.7 percent), and petroleum, chemical, rubber & plastics (3.2 percentt). Also, electricity output continued to rise (5.7 percent vs 5.8 percent). At the same time, mining production rose at a faster 3 percent (vs 2.3 percent), mainly led by natural gas index (7.6 percent). On a monthly basis industrial output fell by 0.3 percent in May, the first monthly drop in three months, swinging from a 2 percent rise in April.


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.

Malaysia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 94.20 94.30 126.00 70.60 points [+]
Industrial Production 2.00 0.30 12.80 -17.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.80 -0.90 7.20 -5.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.50 2.20 38.50 -44.40 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -6808.00 -4618.00 6475.00 -10585.00 MYR Million [+]
Car Production 43300.00 52191.00 64333.00 1112.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 108231.00 95984.00 138727.00 9732.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.20 1.40 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 0.50 -5.80 16.20 -20.30 percent [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 50.00 49.50 52.00 46.80 points [+]
Cement Production 1451.00 1421.00 2442.00 147.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Coincident Index 139.70 139.30 139.70 56.80 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 12.00 15.00 24.00 6.00 [+]
Corruption Index 53.00 47.00 53.20 43.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 51.00 61.00 62.00 23.00 [+]