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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 Q2/16 298,521 290,997 GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture RM million Q2/16 25,461 22,562    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q2/16 25,779 26,638    
Manufacturing RM million Q2/16 67,781 64,755    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q2/16 8,193 7,792    
Construction RM million Q2/16 14,177 14,967    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q2/16 55,339 54,365    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q2/16 27,475 26,740    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q2/16 32,458 32,237    
Other Services RM million Q2/16 13,328 12,982    
Government Services RM million Q2/16 24,501 23,832    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q2/16 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q2/16 4,028 4,128    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2010 prices RM million Q2/16 271,282 265,093  
Agriculture RM million Q2/16 21,206 20,052    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q2/16 24,356 24,823    
Manufacturing RM million Q2/16 63,814 60,616    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q2/16 7,192 6,969    
Construction RM million Q2/16 11,899 12,558    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q2/16 47,285 46,011    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q2/16 26,104 25,324    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q2/16 30,312 30,292    
Other Services RM million Q2/16 12,136 11,940    
Government Services RM million Q2/16 23,387 22,747    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q2/16 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q2/16 3,591 3,762    
Industrial Production Index 2010=100 Jul/16 125.9 128.7 DOSM
Employment million persons Q2/16 14.162 14.096 DOSM
Jun/16 14.218 14.200
Employment % of labour force Q2/16 96.6 96.6 DOSM
Jun/16 96.6 96.6
Unemployment million persons Q2/16 0.504 0.501 DOSM
Jun/16 0.502 0.505
Unemployment % of labour force Q2/16 3.4 3.4 DOSM
Jun/16 3.4 3.4
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Jul/16 3,086.1 3,110.5 DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Aug/16 115.6 115.1 DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Jul/16 99.0 99.9 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 2015 215,998 204,941    
Operating expenditure RM million 2015 245,032 243,393    
Non-financial public enterprises' operating surplus RM million 2015 90,678 126,090    
Public sector current account RM million 2015 61,644 87,637    
Net development expenditure RM million 2015 161,452 154,567    
Public sector overall balance RM million 2015 -99,808 -66,929    
Domestic financing RM million 2015 65,890 57,394    
Bank RM million 2015 8,732 29,738    
Non-bank RM million 2015 57,157 27,656    
Foreign borrowing RM million 2015 22,986 388    
Central Government Operations 1/         Treasury
Revenue RM million Jul/16 15,218 13,574    
Expenditure RM million Jul/16 15,324 20,338    
Overall balance RM million Jul/16 -106 -6,764    
Domestic financing2/ RM million Jul/16 -9,210 6,000    
Bank RM million Jul/16 -989 -7,117    
Non-bank RM million Jul/16 -8,221 13,117    
Foreign borrowing RM million Jul/16 -4,669 -48    
Central Government Debt         BNM
Current liabilities, total RM million Q2/16 655,745 626,872    
Short-term debt RM million Q2/16 4,500 6,000    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q2/16 651,245 620,872    
Domestic debt4 RM million Q2/16 424,909 416,716    
Short-term debt RM million Q2/16 1,141 1,395    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q2/16 423,768 415,321    
External debt5 RM million Q2/16 230,836 210,157    
Short-term debt RM million Q2/16 3,359 4,605    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q2/16 227,477 205,551    
External debt, by currency5            
RM6 RM million Q2/16 206,182 190,247    
USD RM million Q2/16 18,196 14,146    
Yen RM million Q2/16 6,080 5,381    
Other RM million Q2/16 378 383    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government RM million Q2/16 n.a. 178058    

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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 Jul/16 354,229 363,862    
Broad money (M3) RM million Jul/16 1,597,785 1,611,038    
Net claims on Government RM million Jul/16 91,089 92,658    
Claims on the private sector RM million Jul/16 1,596,928 1,593,065    
Net foreign assets RM million Jul/16 511,537 514,539    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         BNM
Reserve money RM million Aug/16 134,240 135,304    
Net claims on Government RM million Aug/16 -17,619 -8,044    
Claims on the private sector RM million Aug/16 6,488 6,405    
Net foreign assets RM million Aug/16 384,642 383,490    
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. Sep/16 3.00 3.00    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth) % p.a. Jul/16 - 2.91    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Jul/16 3.20 3.37    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Jul/16 3.59 3.74    
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     Q2/16 (BPM6) Q1/16 (BPM6) DOSM
Current Account RM million Q2/16 1,884 5,039    
Goods: Exports RM million Q2/16 162,575 161,526    
Goods: Imports RM million Q2/16 142,767 138,036    
Services: Credit RM million Q2/16 35,273 34,632    
Services: Debit RM million Q2/16 39,907 41,459    
Primary Income: Credit RM million Q2/16 12,948 10,760    
Primary Income: Debit RM million Q2/16 21,178 17,448    
Secondary Income: Credit RM million Q2/16 3,850 3,539    
Secondary Income: Debit RM million Q2/16 8,910 8,477    
Capital Account: RM million Q2/16 118 -9    
Credit RM million Q2/16 128 1    
Debit RM million Q2/16 11 10    
Financial Account RM million Q2/16 9,496 5,789    
Direct Investment: Assets RM million Q2/16 -3,829 -11,210    
Direct Investment: Liabilities RM million Q2/16 9,133 14,941    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives RM million Q2/16 89 13,593    
Other Investment RM million Q2/16 4,102 -11,535    
Reserves Assets RM million Q2/16 -8,771 27,570    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q2/16 -2,726 -38,388    
International Reserves (RM)3/ RM billion Sep/15/16 392.5 391.9 BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3/ USD billion Sep/15/16 97.7 97.5   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves USD billion Sep/15/16 89.7 89.7    
IMF Reserve Position USD billion Sep/15/16 0.8 0.8    
SDRs USD billion Sep/15/16 1.1 1.1    
Gold USD billion Sep/15/16 1.5 1.5    
Other Reserve Assets USD billion Sep/15/16 4.6 4.4    
Reserves Template         Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets USD billion Jul/16 97.3 97.2    
Other Foreign Currency Assets USD billion Jul/16 0.7 1.0    
Merchandise Trade         DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b. RM million Jul/16 59,850 66,450   BNM
Total imports, c.i.f. RM million Jul/16 57,943 60,932    
Balance RM million Jul/16 1,907 5,518    
International Investment Position         DOSM
Assets RM million Q2/16 1,570,382 1,555,567    
Direct investment RM million Q2/16 605,183 613,874    
Portfolio investment RM million Q2/16 288,997 279,623    
Equity and investment fund shares RM million Q2/16 191,826 185,643    
Debt securities RM million Q2/16 97,171 93,980    
Financial derivatives RM million Q2/16 12,234 10,970    
Other investment RM million Q2/16 273,670 269,573    
Reserve assets RM million Q2/16 390,297 381,526    
Liabilities RM million Q2/16 1,575,250 1,544,653    
Direct investment RM million Q2/16 598,048 582,729    
Portfolio investment RM million Q2/16 640,669 635,506    
Equity and investment fund shares RM million Q2/16 254,819 267,131    
Debt securities RM million Q2/16 385,850 368,375    
Financial derivatives RM million Q2/16 10,220 9,311    
Other investment RM million Q2/16 326,314 317,107    
Net international investment position RM million Q2/16 -4,868 10,914    
Gross External Debt 7/ RM million Q2/16 848,242 809,096 BNM
General Government RM million Q2/16 230,836 210,157    
Short-term RM million Q2/16 3,359 4,605    
Long-term RM million Q2/16 227,477 205,551    
Bonds RM million Q2/16 220,814 199,545    
Loans RM million Q2/16 6,663 6,007    
Monetary authorities RM million Q2/16 20,388 28,466    
Banks RM million Q2/16 291,282 281,125    
Short-term RM million Q2/16 239,736 233,261    
Loans RM million Q2/16 158,181 150,660    
Currency and deposits RM million Q2/16 77,330 78,785    
Others RM million Q2/16 4,225 3,815    
Long-term RM million Q2/16 51,546 47,864    
Bond/Loans RM million Q2/16 51,127 47,279    
Others RM million Q2/16 419 585    
Other sectors RM million Q2/16 305,736 289,349    
Short-term RM million Q2/16 77,098 69,143    
Loans RM million Q2/16 20,188 16,481    
Others RM million Q2/16 56,909 52,662    
Long-term RM million Q2/16 228,638 220,206    
Bonds/Loans RM million Q2/16 225,533 216,804    
Others RM million Q2/16 3,105 3,402    
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 2016 31.7 31.2 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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