Malaysia's leading economic index rose 0.8 percent from a month earlier in November 2022, partially recovering from two consecutive months of declines, driven by increases in the gauges measuring the expected sales value, manufacturing (0.3 percent), real imports of other basic precious & other non-ferrous metals (0.3 percent), number of new companies registered (0.2 percent), real imports of semi conductors (0.1 percent) and real money supply, M1 (0.05 percent). On a yearly basis, the leading index dropped 0.4 percent in November, the first month of decrease since April. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Leading Economic Index in Malaysia averaged 0.18 percent from 1991 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 5.50 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -5.90 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 February of 2023.

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Malaysia Leading Economic Index



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-12-23 04:00 AM Oct -0.3% -1.3% -0.2%
2023-01-20 04:00 AM Nov 0.8% -0.3% -0.1%
2023-02-23 04:00 AM Dec 0.8% 0.6%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Industrial Production Mom 1.20 -1.00 percent Nov 2022
Industrial Production 4.80 4.60 percent Nov 2022
Manufacturing Production 4.80 4.14 percent Nov 2022
Changes in Inventories 3925.00 11835.00 MYR Million Sep 2022
Car Production 60657.00 54601.00 Units Nov 2022
Leading Economic Index 0.80 -0.30 percent Nov 2022
Mining Production 6.10 10.49 percent Nov 2022
Coincident Index 120.60 120.50 points Nov 2022
Cement Production 1899.00 1295.00 Thousands of Tonnes Nov 2022

Malaysia Leading Economic Index
In Malaysia, the Leading Index provides early signal on the direction in which the economy is going. It is calculated based on real money supply M1, Bursa Malaysia industrial index, real total traded (eight major trading partners: Japan, USA, Germany, UK, Singapore, Thailand, China, Canada), CPI for services (inverted), industrial material price index, ratio of price to unit labor cost (manufacturing), number of housing permits approved, number of new companies registered, trend adjustment factor. The index has a base value of 100 as of 2005.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 -0.30 5.50 -5.90 1991 - 2022 percent Monthly

News Stream
Malaysia Leading Index Rebounds in November
Malaysia's leading economic index rose 0.8 percent from a month earlier in November 2022, partially recovering from two consecutive months of declines, driven by increases in the gauges measuring the expected sales value, manufacturing (0.3 percent), real imports of other basic precious & other non-ferrous metals (0.3 percent), number of new companies registered (0.2 percent), real imports of semi conductors (0.1 percent) and real money supply, M1 (0.05 percent). On a yearly basis, the leading index dropped 0.4 percent in November, the first month of decrease since April.
2023-01-20
Malaysia Leading Index Declines for 2nd Straight Month
Malaysia’s leading economic index declined by 0.3 percent month-over-month in October of 2022, easing from 1.3 percent fall in the prior month and pointing to the second month of fall. Only two out of seven components of the index fell: real imports of other basic precious & other non-ferrous metals (-1.1 percent vs 0.1 percent) and number of new companies registered (-0.3 percent vs -0.2 percent). On the other hand, the coincident index, which measures the overall current economic performance, decreased by 0.6 percent m-o-m in October, after growing 0.6 percent in September.
2022-12-23
Malaysia Leading Index Declines in September
Malaysia's leading economic index declined by 1.3% month-over-month in September of 2022, shifting from an upwardly revised 1.8% rise in the prior month which was the highest reading in 11 months. Five out of seven components of the index were in the negative reading: real imports of semiconductors (-0.5%vs 1.2%in August), real money supply, M1 (-0.4% vs 0.1%), number of new companies registered (-0.2% vs -0.1%), and Bursa Malaysia (-0.2% vs 0.4%). Meanwhile, the coincident index, which measures the overall current economic performance, increased by 0.6% mom in September after growing 0.8% in August.
2022-11-25