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Real Sector
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data
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National Accounts (GDP) at Current Prices RM million Q1/15 277,191 289,371 GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture RM million Q1/15 21,943 23,484    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q1/15 27,928 27,998    
Manufacturing RM million Q1/15 62,553 65,846    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q1/15 7,402 7,939    
Construction RM million Q1/15 13,480 12,759    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q1/15 50,476 54,557    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q1/15 24,583 24,025    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q1/15 30,854 31,637    
Other Services RM million Q1/15 12,144 11,856    
Government Services RM million Q1/15 22,666 26,356    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q1/15 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q1/15 3,160 2,913    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2010 prices RM million Q1/15 254,386 265,753  
Agriculture RM million Q1/15 20,689 23,221    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q1/15 24,719 24,479    
Manufacturing RM million Q1/15 57,967 60,762    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q1/15 6,523 6,657    
Construction RM million Q1/15 11,659 11,161    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q1/15 43,674 46,956    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q1/15 23,567 23,236    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q1/15 29,568 30,370    
Other Services RM million Q1/15 11,414 11,359    
Government Services RM million Q1/15 21,635 24,716    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q1/15 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q1/15 2,971 2,838    
Industrial Production Index 2010=100 Mar/15 124.0 110.6 DOSM
Employment million persons Q1/15 13.698 13.686 DOSM
Mar/15 13.761 13.664
Employment % of labour force Q1/15 96.9 97.2 DOSM
Mar/15 97.0 96.8
Unemployment million persons Q1/15 0.445 0.397 DOSM
Mar/15 0.431 0.455
Unemployment % of labour force Q1/15 3.1 2.8 DOSM
Mar/15 3.0 3.2
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Mar/15 2,993.5 2,886.0 DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Apr/15 111.9 110.9 DOSM
Producer Price Index 2010=100 Mar/15 104.8 105.3 DOSM

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Fiscal Sector
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data
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Public Sector Operations */         Treasury
General Government            
Revenue RM million 2013 195,113 189,019    
Operating expenditure RM million 2013 234,106 226,009    
Non-financial public enterprises' operating surplus RM million 2013 85,173 129,723    
Public sector current account RM million 2013 46,180 92,733    
Net development expenditure RM million 2013 180,244 135,224    
Public sector overall balance RM million 2013 -134,064 -42,491    
Domestic financing RM million 2013 57,606 68,366    
Bank RM million 2013 21,847 3,791    
Non-bank RM million 2013 35,759 64,574    
Foreign borrowing RM million 2013 13,193 -10,518    
Central Government Operations 1/         Treasury
Revenue RM million Mar/15 15,518 18,770    
Expenditure RM million Mar/15 20,835 18,421    
Overall balance RM million Mar/15 -5,317 350    
Domestic financing2/ RM million Mar/15 7,500 -7,797    
Bank RM million Mar/15 -3,183 -3,983    
Non-bank RM million Mar/15 10,683 -3,814    
Foreign borrowing RM million Mar/15 -106 -14    
Central Government Debt         BNM
Current liabilities, total RM million Q4/14 582,828 569,333    
Short-term debt RM million Q4/14 4,320 4,320    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q4/14 578,508 565,013    
Domestic debt4 RM million Q4/14 414,675 397,244    
Short-term debt RM million Q4/14 4,014 3,086    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q4/14 410,661 394,158    
External debt5 RM million Q4/14 168,153 172,089    
Short-term debt RM million Q4/14 306 1,234    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q4/14 167,847 170,855    
External debt, by currency5            
RM6 RM million Q4/14 151,377 156,009    
USD RM million Q4/14 11,754 11,051    
Yen RM million Q4/14 4,608 4,646    
Other RM million Q4/14 413 383    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government RM million Q4/14 172,019 169,070    

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Financial Sector
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data
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Analytical Accounts of the Banking Sector         BNM
Narrow money (M1) RM million Mar/15 360,341 351,432    
Broad money (M3) RM million Mar/15 1,589,744 1,560,923    
Net claims on Government RM million Mar/15 99,721 101,619    
Claims on the private sector RM million Mar/15 1,467,596 1,455,513    
Net foreign assets RM million Mar/15 510,009 493,184    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         BNM
Reserve money RM million Apr/15 132,689 131,360    
Net claims on Government RM million Apr/15 -8,338 -5,991    
Claims on the private sector RM million Apr/15 5,829 5,781    
Net foreign assets RM million Apr/15 385,492 382,794    
Interest Rates (Average of deposit and lending rates)         BNM
Interbank rate (3-month) % p.a. Daily       BNM
BNM Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) (w.e.f Apr/26/04) % p.a. May/15 3.25 3.25    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth) % p.a. Mar/15 2.99 3.25    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Mar/15 3.59 3.63    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Mar/15 3.89 3.87    
Financial Soundness Indicators (FSIs) [PDF]           IMF [PDF]
Stock Market share price index Bursa Malaysia Composite Index, 1977=100 Daily       Bursa Malaysia

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External Sector
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data
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Balance of Payments     Q1/15 (BPM6) Q4/14 (BPM6) DOSM
Current Account RM million Q1/15 9,968 5,666    
Goods: Exports RM million Q1/15 163,098 172,960    
Goods: Imports RM million Q1/15 135,552 143,575    
Services: Credit RM million Q1/15 33,264 34,346    
Services: Debit RM million Q1/15 37,026 39,892    
Primary Income: Credit RM million Q1/15 11,424 9,564    
Primary Income: Debit RM million Q1/15 19,963 22,738    
Secondary Income: Credit RM million Q1/15 2,363 2,318    
Secondary Income: Debit RM million Q1/15 7,641 7,316    
Capital Account: RM million Q1/15 -2 276    
Credit RM million Q1/15 7 297    
Debit RM million Q1/15 9 21    
Financial Account RM million Q1/15 -29,664 -26,558    
Direct Investment: Assets RM million Q1/15 -9,807 -9,948    
Direct Investment: Liabilities RM million Q1/15 8,572 7,468    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives RM million Q1/15 -7,875 -20,092    
Other Investment RM million Q1/15 -20,554 -3,985    
Reserves Assets RM million Q1/15 15,696 11,530    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q1/15 4,002 9,085    
International Reserves (RM)3/ RM billion May/15/15 393.4 392.4 BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3/ USD billion May/15/15 106.2 105.8   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves USD billion May/15/15 97.3 97.1    
IMF Reserve Position USD billion May/15/15 0.8 0.7    
SDRs USD billion May/15/15 1.8 1.8    
Gold USD billion May/15/15 1.4 1.4    
Other Reserve Assets USD billion May/15/15 4.9 4.8    
Reserves Template         Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets USD billion Mar/15 105.1 110.5    
Other Foreign Currency Assets USD billion Mar/15 1.0 1.0    
Merchandise Trade         DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b. RM million Mar/15 66,466 53,169   BNM
Total imports, c.i.f. RM million Mar/15 58,645 48,614    
Balance RM million Mar/15 7,822 4,555    
International Investment Position         DOSM
Assets RM million 2013 1,353,993 1,225,683    
Direct investment abroad RM million 2013 478,300 424,484    
Portfolio investment RM million 2013 196,813 155,023    
Equity securities RM million 2013 132,038 100,486    
Debt securities RM million 2013 64,775 54,537    
Financial derivatives RM million 2013 6,946 10,501    
Other investment RM million 2013 230,081 208,471    
Reserve assets RM million 2013 441,853 427,204    
Liabilities RM million 2013 1,401,202 1,243,445    
Direct investment in Malaysia RM million 2013 504,788 462,104    
Portfolio investment RM million 2013 619,783 557,537    
Equity securities RM million 2013 282,832 247,803    
Debt securities RM million 2013 336,951 309,734    
Financial derivatives RM million 2013 7,610 10,920    
Other investment RM million 2013 269,020 212,884    
Net international investment position RM million 2013 -47,209 -17,762    
Gross External Debt 7/ RM million Q4/14 744,700 740,663 BNM
General Government RM million Q4/14 168,153 172,089    
Short-term RM million Q4/14 306 1,234    
Long-term RM million Q4/14 167,847 170,855    
Bonds RM million Q4/14 162,539 165,527    
Loans RM million Q4/14 5,307 5,327    
Monetary authorities RM million Q4/14 67,408 84,681    
Banks RM million Q4/14 268,431 249,837    
Short-term RM million Q4/14 230,066 216,094    
Loans RM million Q4/14 139,908 133,224    
Currency and deposits RM million Q4/14 87,672 80,516    
Others RM million Q4/14 2,486 2,354    
Long-term RM million Q4/14 38,365 33,742    
Bond/Loans RM million Q4/14 37,877 33,396    
Others RM million Q4/14 488 346    
Other sectors RM million Q4/14 240,708 234,056    
Short-term RM million Q4/14 69,838 68,596    
Loans RM million Q4/14 16,293 15,363    
Others RM million Q4/14 53,545 53,233    
Long-term RM million Q4/14 170,870 165,460    
Bonds/Loans RM million Q4/14 167,544 162,250    
Others RM million Q4/14 3,326 3,210    
Exchange Rates RM per major Currencies Daily       Exchange Rates

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Population
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data
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Population million persons 2014 30.3 29.9 DOSM

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1 Refers to monthly data
2 In some instances, data on domestic financing from banking sources and the Accountant General would differ due to the differences in timing when the transactions are recorded.
3 Fortnightly data
4 Following the redefinition of external debt (see Box Article on the 'Redefinition of External Debt' in BNM Quarterly  Bulletin: First Quarter 2014), the domestic debt composition excludes non-resident holdings of ringgit-denominated Federal Government debt (MGS, GII, T-bills etc)
5 Refers to the redefined external debt, which includes non-resident holdings of Federal Government debt (MGS, GII, T-bills, etc) which was classified as domestic debt under the previous definition
6 Refers to non-resident holdings of ringgit-denominated Federal Government debt (MGS, GII, T-bills, etc)
7 Refers to the redefined external debt which include loans obtained and bonds and notes issued abroad, non-resident (NR) holdings of ringgit-denominated debt securities, NR deposit, trade credit and other debt liabilities. For more information, please refer to the box article entitled 'The Redefinition of External Debt' in the Bank Negara Malaysia Quarterly Bulletin: Economic and Financial Developments in the First Quarter of 2014.
Source: Treasury & Joint International Investment Position (IIP) Report by Residence Companies by Department of Statistic, Malaysia and Bank Negara Malaysia.
8In accordance to the latest SNA 2008, beginning 1Q 2012 publication , FISIM are now distributed across the various economic sector

 

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