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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 May/15 122.4 117.9 DOSM
Employment million persons Q1/15 13.698 13.686 DOSM
May/15 13.763 13.768
Employment % of labour force Q1/15 96.9 97.2 DOSM
May/15 96.9 97.0
Unemployment million persons Q1/15 0.445 0.397 DOSM
May/15 0.438 0.429
Unemployment % of labour force Q1/15 3.1 2.8 DOSM
May/15 3.1 3.0
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month May/15 2,859.1 2,880.7 DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Jun/15 113.0 112.3 DOSM
Producer Price Index 2010=100 May/15 103.5 104.4 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 2014 206,901 191,554    
Operating expenditure RM million 2014 242,978 236,610    
Non-financial public enterprises' operating surplus RM million 2014 116,414 139,821    
Public sector current account RM million 2014 80,337 94,765    
Net development expenditure RM million 2014 155,322 133,345    
Public sector overall balance RM million 2014 -74,985 -38,581    
Domestic financing RM million 2014 54,040 53,362    
Bank RM million 2014 29,738 34,835    
Non-bank RM million 2014 24,302 18,527    
Foreign borrowing RM million 2014 -2,852 13,193    
Central Government Operations 1/         Treasury
Revenue RM million May/15 17,773 17,924    
Expenditure RM million May/15 16,270 24,238    
Overall balance RM million May/15 1,503 -6,314    
Domestic financing2/ RM million May/15 9,000 8,000    
Bank RM million May/15 2,805 -2,206    
Non-bank RM million May/15 6,195 10,206    
Foreign borrowing RM million May/15 -12 5,318    
Central Government Debt         BNM
Current liabilities, total RM million Q1/15 596,793 582,828    
Short-term debt RM million Q1/15 6,320 4,320    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q1/15 590,473 578,508    
Domestic debt4 RM million Q1/15 418,916 414,675    
Short-term debt RM million Q1/15 3,365 4,014    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q1/15 415,551 410,661    
External debt5 RM million Q1/15 177,877 168,153    
Short-term debt RM million Q1/15 2,955 306    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q1/15 174,922 167,847    
External debt, by currency5            
RM6 RM million Q1/15 160,240 151,377    
USD RM million Q1/15 12,473 11,754    
Yen RM million Q1/15 4,762 4,608    
Other RM million Q1/15 402 413    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government RM million Q1/15 173,168 172,019    

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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 May/15 352,321 351,906    
Broad money (M3) RM million May/15 1,576,329 1,579,859    
Net claims on Government RM million May/15 83,422 92,831    
Claims on the private sector RM million May/15 1,480,053 1,467,934    
Net foreign assets RM million May/15 501,179 505,716    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         BNM
Reserve money RM million Jun/15 132,370 131,333    
Net claims on Government RM million Jun/15 -19,308 -15,500    
Claims on the private sector RM million Jun/15 5,899 5,847    
Net foreign assets RM million Jun/15 391,024 387,442    
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. Jul/15 3.25 3.25    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth) % p.a. May/15 3.11 2.95    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities % p.a. May/15 3.59 3.59    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities % p.a. May/15 3.92 3.85    
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 Jul/15/15 379.4 398.1 BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3/ USD billion Jul/15/15 100.5 105.5   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves USD billion Jul/15/15 92.0 96.9    
IMF Reserve Position USD billion Jul/15/15 0.8 0.8    
SDRs USD billion Jul/15/15 1.8 1.8    
Gold USD billion Jul/15/15 1.4 1.4    
Other Reserve Assets USD billion Jul/15/15 4.5 4.6    
Reserves Template         Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets USD billion May/15 106.4 105.8    
Other Foreign Currency Assets USD billion May/15 1.0 1.0    
Merchandise Trade         DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b. RM million May/15 60,454 60,382   BNM
Total imports, c.i.f. RM million May/15 54,941 53,517    
Balance RM million May/15 5,513 6,865    
International Investment Position         DOSM
Assets RM million Q1/15 1,489,792 1,450,972    
Direct investment RM million Q1/15 562,827 534,231    
Portfolio investment RM million Q1/15 258,619 237,125    
Equity and investment fund shares RM million Q1/15 172,086 158,871    
Debt securities RM million Q1/15 86,533 78,254    
Financial derivatives RM million Q1/15 10,326 9,843    
Other investment RM million Q1/15 268,371 264,428    
Reserve assets RM million Q1/15 389,649 405,345    
Liabilities RM million Q1/15 1,491,020 1,464,083    
Direct investment RM million Q1/15 538,041 527,530    
Portfolio investment RM million Q1/15 626,577 618,351    
Equity and investment fund shares RM million Q1/15 277,939 277,534    
Debt securities RM million Q1/15 348,638 340,818    
Financial derivatives RM million Q1/15 10,401 9,899    
Other investment RM million Q1/15 316,001 308,303    
Net international investment position RM million Q1/15 -1,227 -13,111    
Gross External Debt 7/ RM million Q1/15 768,147 747,485 BNM
General Government RM million Q1/15 177,877 168,153    
Short-term RM million Q1/15 2,955 306    
Long-term RM million Q1/15 174,922 167,847    
Bonds RM million Q1/15 169,455 162,540    
Loans RM million Q1/15 5,467 5,307    
Monetary authorities RM million Q1/15 45,764 67,408    
Banks RM million Q1/15 273,274 268,435    
Short-term RM million Q1/15 232,490 230,072    
Loans RM million Q1/15 138,565 139,917    
Currency and deposits RM million Q1/15 91,347 87,665    
Others RM million Q1/15 2,578 2,490    
Long-term RM million Q1/15 40,784 38,363    
Bond/Loans RM million Q1/15 40,270 37,876    
Others RM million Q1/15 514 487    
Other sectors RM million Q1/15 271,233 243,490    
Short-term RM million Q1/15 71,925 72,232    
Loans RM million Q1/15 18,416 19,734    
Others RM million Q1/15 53,510 52,498    
Long-term RM million Q1/15 199,308 171,258    
Bonds/Loans RM million Q1/15 195,792 168,060    
Others RM million Q1/15 3,515 3,198    
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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