Malaysia's leading economic index dropped by 0.3 percent month-over-month in December 2020, after increasing by 0.4 percent a month earlier. The losses was contributed by real money supply M1 (-1.0 percent vs 0.2 percent in November), Bursa Malaysia Industrial Index (-0.6 percent vs 0.3 percent), real imports of semi conductors (-0.3 percent vs 0.6 percent), and expected sales value manufacturing (-0.5 percent, after being flat in November). Year-on-year, the index increased by 7.1 percent in December, unchanged from the prior month. Meanwhile, the coincident index, which measures the overall current economic performance rose 1.2 percent month-on-month in December, after a 0.4 percent gain in November. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Leading Economic Index in Malaysia averaged 0.18 percent from 1991 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 4.90 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -5 percent in March of 2020. This page provides - Malaysia Leading Composite Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Leading Economic Index - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.
Leading Economic Index in Malaysia is expected to be 0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Leading Economic Index in Malaysia to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Leading Economic Index is projected to trend around 1.80 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.