Producer prices in Malaysia declined by 4.0 percent year-on-year in June 2020, after a 5.5 percent drop in the previous month. This was the fourth straight month of decreases in producer prices, but the smallest since March, dragged down by mining cost (-42.5 percent vs -52.7 percent in May). Also, declines were seen in cost of manufacturing (-1.2 percent vs -0.8 percent), electricity & gas supply (-0.6 percent vs -0.2 percent), and water supply (-1.2 percent vs -1.1 percent). At the same time, cost of agriculture, forestry & fishing accelerated (15.1 percent vs 5.5 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices rose by 0.6 percent in June, following a 1.2 percent fall in May.

Producer Prices Change in Malaysia averaged 2.86 percent from 2002 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 22.50 percent in June of 2008 and a record low of -18.20 percent in July of 2009. This page provides - Malaysia Producer Prices Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Producer Prices Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Producer Prices Change in Malaysia is expected to be 2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in Malaysia to stand at 3.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2021 and 2.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Malaysia Producer Prices Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.00 -5.50 22.50 -18.20 2002 - 2020 percent Monthly
2010=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-04-30 04:00 AM Mar -1.9% 0.9% 0.8%
2020-05-29 04:00 AM Apr -5.1% -1.9% -3%
2020-06-30 04:00 AM May -5.5% -5.1% -3.1%
2020-07-29 04:00 AM Jun -4.0% -5.5% -2.1%
2020-08-27 04:00 AM Jul -4.0%
2020-09-30 04:00 AM Aug
2020-10-28 04:00 AM Sep 2%
2020-11-30 04:00 AM Oct


News Stream
Malaysia Producer Prices Fall the Least in 3 Months
Producer prices in Malaysia declined by 4.0 percent year-on-year in June 2020, after a 5.5 percent drop in the previous month. This was the fourth straight month of decreases in producer prices, but the smallest since March, dragged down by mining cost (-42.5 percent vs -52.7 percent in May). Also, declines were seen in cost of manufacturing (-1.2 percent vs -0.8 percent), electricity & gas supply (-0.6 percent vs -0.2 percent), and water supply (-1.2 percent vs -1.1 percent). At the same time, cost of agriculture, forestry & fishing accelerated (15.1 percent vs 5.5 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices rose by 0.6 percent in June, following a 1.2 percent fall in May.
2020-07-29
Malaysia Producer Prices Fall the Most Since 2015
Producer prices in Malaysia declined by 5.5 percent year-on-year in May 2020, after a 5.1 percent fall the previous month. This was the steepest drop in producer prices since September 2015, dragged down by mining cost (-52.7 percent vs -58.3 percent in April). Also, declines were seen in cost of manufacturing (-0.8 percent vs 0.1 percent), electricity & gas supply (-0.2 percent vs 0.2 percent), and water supply (-1.1 percent vs 1 percent). At the same time, cost of agriculture, forestry & fishing slowed (5.5 percent vs 9.7 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices declined by 1.2 percent in May, following a 2.7 percent drop in April.
2020-06-30
Malaysia Producer Prices Drop the Most since 2015
Producer prices in Malaysia declined by 5.1 percent year-on-year in April 2020, after a 1.9 percent fall the previous month. This was the steepest drop in producer prices since November 2015, dragged down by mining cost (-58.3 percent vs -35.8 percent in March). Also, prices of water supply fell much steeper (-1 percent vs -0.3 percent). At the same time, cost slowed sharply for both manufacturing (0.1 percent vs 0.6 percent), and agriculture, forestry, and fishing (8.7 percent vs 13.4 percent). In contrast, prices of electricity & gas supply rebounded (0.2 percent vs -0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices decreased by 2.7 percent in April, after a 3 percent drop in March.
2020-05-29
Malaysia Producer Prices Fall for First Time in 5 Months
Producer prices in Malaysia declined 1.9 percent year-on-year in March 2020, after a 0.9 percent growth in the previous month. This was the first drop in producer prices since October last year, dragged down by mining cost (-35.8 percent vs -5.2 percent in February). Also, there were falls in prices of both electricity & gas supply (-0.3 percent vs 1.6 percent), and water supply (-0.3 percent vs -0.8 percent). At the same time, manufacturing prices slowed (0.6 percent vs 0.8 percent). Meanwhile, cost of agriculture, forestry and fishing grew faster (13.4 percent vs 9.2 percent).On a monthly basis, producer prices decreased by 3 percent in March, after a 1.3 percent drop in February.
2020-04-30

Malaysia Producer Prices Change
Producer prices change refers to year over year change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period.