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Publications


The Bank produces the following publications on a regular schedule:

Periodicals

Monthly and quarterly statistical reports that contain monetary & banking developments, economic reviews, as well as various other statistical data.

This monthly publication comprises two main components. First, the publication of the 'Monthly Highlights' report which features key issues surrounding domestic economic and financial developments for the month. Second, the release of monthly data covering areas such as the consolidated balance sheet of the Malaysian banking system, financial markets, insurance and takaful, the external sector and other macroeconomic indicators. Taken together, these publications aim to be the primary source for monthly updates and statistics on economic and financial developments.

Latest issue, June 2017 : Monthly Highlights | Monthly Statistics 

Archive Issue:

The BNM Quarterly Bulletin presents a quarterly review of Malaysia’s economic, monetary and financial developments. It includes the Bank’s latest assessments on the direction of the economy going forward. The Bulletin also provides insights on current economic and financial issues, including highlights of policy initiatives undertaken by Bank Negara Malaysia in pursuit of its mandates.

Latest issue: Economic and Financial Developments in the Malaysian Economy in the Second Quarter of 2017 | Archive Issue

RINGGIT is a joint-effort publication between FOMCA and Bank Negara Malaysia. This collaboration creates greater outreach in our effort to improve the consumer awareness on financial issues to a higher level. Indeed, this is our commitment in establishing better financial protection and activism.

Latest issue: Ringgit June 2017 [PDF] | Archive Issue

 

Reports

The Bank releases a number of reports annually that feature Malaysia's achievement in the development of monetary, financial and payment systems, as well as the small and medium enteprise sector.

The Bank Negara Malaysia Annual Report features a comprehensive material on economic developments and trends in Malaysia. The report includes information on money and credit, public finance, real sector development (production, prices, wages and employment), and external sector developments (exchange rate, trade and balance of payments).The report also carries box articles on selected topics of current interest and is relevant for the macroeconomic management of the country.

Latest issue Bank Negara Malaysia Annual Report 2016 | Archive Issue

The report also carries box articles on selected topics of current interest and is relevant for the macroeconomic management of the country.

Latest issue Financial Stability and Payment Systems Report 2016 | Archive Issue

Note: Starting 2006, both publications of Insurance Annual Report and Takaful Annual Report have been discontinued. The information and statistics contain in these reports are now published in the Financial Stability and Payment Systems Report. Click here for the Insurance Annual Report archives and here for the Takaful Annual Report archives.


Note: Starting 2008, the publication of SME Annual Report is published by the SMECorp Malaysia. Visit SMECorp website to get the latest report. Click here to retrieve archive reports.

 

Financial Sector Masterplan

This 10-year Blueprint is a strategic plan that charts the future direction of the financial system as Malaysia transitions towards becoming a high valueadded, high-income economy.

Latest issue: Financial Sector Blueprint 2011 - 2020

This 10-year Blueprint is a strategic plan that charts the future direction of the financial system as Malaysia transitions towards becoming a high valueadded, high-income economy.

Latest issue: Financial Sector Masterplan 2001 - 2010

 

Others

Listing of Conference volumes organised by the Bank.

More : Conference Listing

The Bank also publishes various economic research, discussion and occasional papers.

More : Economic Research, Discussion and Occasional Papers Listing

Some of the Bank's publications are also available in CD-ROM format.

More : CD-ROM Listing

Over the years, the Bank has published a number of books on central banking, economy and the evolution of the Malaysian financial landscape.

More : Books Listing