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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 Q1/16 291,002 303,955 GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture RM million Q1/16 22,562 24,305    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q1/16 26,638 25,952    
Manufacturing RM million Q1/16 64,755 69,007    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q1/16 7,792 7,996    
Construction RM million Q1/16 14,967 14,078    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q1/16 54,370 59,751    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q1/16 26,740 26,219    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q1/16 32,237 32,675    
Other Services RM million Q1/16 12,982 12,735    
Government Services RM million Q1/16 23,832 27,062    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q1/16 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q1/16 4,128 4,176    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2010 prices RM million Q1/16 265,088 277,924  
Agriculture RM million Q1/16 20,052 23,617    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q1/16 24,823 24,269    
Manufacturing RM million Q1/16 60,616 63,767    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q1/16 6,969 6,872    
Construction RM million Q1/16 12,558 11,966    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q1/16 46,006 49,942    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q1/16 25,324 25,067    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q1/16 30,292 30,760    
Other Services RM million Q1/16 11,940 11,883    
Government Services RM million Q1/16 22,747 25,833    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q1/16 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q1/16 3,762 3,948    
Industrial Production Index 2010=100 Mar/16 127.8 114.9 DOSM
Employment million persons Q1/16 14.096 14.128 DOSM
Mar/16 14.201 14.197
Employment % of labour force Q1/16 96.6 96.8 DOSM
Mar/16 96.5 96.6
Unemployment million persons Q1/16 0.501 0.472 DOSM
Mar/16 0.510 0.506
Unemployment % of labour force Q1/16 3.4 3.2 DOSM
Mar/16 3.5 3.4
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Mar/16 3,128.5 3,121.7 DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Apr/16 114.3 113.8 DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Mar/16 99.7 99.6 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 Mar/16 21,001 13,460    
Expenditure RM million Mar/16 22,414 19,800    
Overall balance RM million Mar/16 -1,413 -6,340    
Domestic financing2/ RM million Mar/16 9,000 500    
Bank RM million Mar/16 -3,548 1,257    
Non-bank RM million Mar/16 12,548 -757    
Foreign borrowing RM million Mar/16 -128 -7    
Central Government Debt         BNM
Current liabilities, total RM million Q1/16 626,872 630,540    
Short-term debt RM million Q1/16 6,000 4,700    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q1/16 620,872 625,840    
Domestic debt4 RM million Q1/16 416,716 433,100    
Short-term debt RM million Q1/16 1,395 1,365    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q1/16 415,321 431,735    
External debt5 RM million Q1/16 210,157 197,441    
Short-term debt RM million Q1/16 4,605 3,335    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q1/16 205,551 194,106    
External debt, by currency5            
RM6 RM million Q1/16 190,247 175,964    
USD RM million Q1/16 14,146 15,444    
Yen RM million Q1/16 5,381 5,611    
Other RM million Q1/16 383 422    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government RM million Q1/16 n.a. 177,729    

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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/16 354,150 366,930    
Broad money (M3) RM million Mar/16 1,604,414 1,603,298    
Net claims on Government RM million Mar/16 94,597 100,759    
Claims on the private sector RM million Mar/16 1,570,349 1,572,055    
Net foreign assets RM million Mar/16 507,433 533,342    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         BNM
Reserve money RM million Apr/16 133,162 129,960    
Net claims on Government RM million Apr/16 -6,568 -8,204    
Claims on the private sector RM million Apr/16 6,188 6,096    
Net foreign assets RM million Apr/16 373,922 374,155    
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/16 3.25 3.25    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth) % p.a. Mar/16 2.39 0.00    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Mar/16 3.43 3.54    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Mar/16 3.80 3.93    
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     Q1/16 (BPM6) Q4/15 (BPM6) DOSM
Current Account RM million Q1/16 5,039 10,535    
Goods: Exports RM million Q1/16 161,526 184,590    
Goods: Imports RM million Q1/16 138,036 153,504    
Services: Credit RM million Q1/16 34,632 35,500    
Services: Debit RM million Q1/16 41,459 41,929    
Primary Income: Credit RM million Q1/16 10,760 12,261    
Primary Income: Debit RM million Q1/16 17,448 21,368    
Secondary Income: Credit RM million Q1/16 3,539 3,537    
Secondary Income: Debit RM million Q1/16 8,477 8,552    
Capital Account: RM million Q1/16 -9 -15    
Credit RM million Q1/16 1 1    
Debit RM million Q1/16 10 16    
Financial Account RM million Q1/16 5,789 3,911    
Direct Investment: Assets RM million Q1/16 -11,210 -2,870    
Direct Investment: Liabilities RM million Q1/16 14,941 8,642    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives RM million Q1/16 13,593 15,781    
Other Investment RM million Q1/16 -11,535 -17,642    
Reserves Assets RM million Q1/16 27,570 6,000    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q1/16 -38,388 -20,431    
International Reserves (RM)3/ RM billion May/13/16 382.3 381.4 BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3/ USD billion May/13/16 97.2 97.0   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves USD billion May/13/16 89.2 89.1    
IMF Reserve Position USD billion May/13/16 0.8 0.8    
SDRs USD billion May/13/16 1.1 1.2    
Gold USD billion May/13/16 1.5 1.4    
Other Reserve Assets USD billion May/13/16 4.6 4.5    
Reserves Template         Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets USD billion Mar/16 97.0 95.6    
Other Foreign Currency Assets USD billion Mar/16 0.9 1.4    
Merchandise Trade         DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b. RM million Mar/16 66,586 56,720   BNM
Total imports, c.i.f. RM million Mar/16 55,394 49,368    
Balance RM million Mar/16 11,193 7,352    
International Investment Position         DOSM
Assets RM million Q1/16 1,555,567 1,666,546    
Direct investment RM million Q1/16 613,874 664,185    
Portfolio investment RM million Q1/16 279,623 296,716    
Equity and investment fund shares RM million Q1/16 185,643 204,092    
Debt securities RM million Q1/16 93,980 92,624    
Financial derivatives RM million Q1/16 10,970 13,239    
Other investment RM million Q1/16 269,573 283,310    
Reserve assets RM million Q1/16 381,526 409,096    
Liabilities RM million Q1/16 1,544,653 1,556,286    
Direct investment RM million Q1/16 582,729 581,572    
Portfolio investment RM million Q1/16 635,506 623,333    
Equity and investment fund shares RM million Q1/16 267,131 254,811    
Debt securities RM million Q1/16 368,375 368,522    
Financial derivatives RM million Q1/16 9,311 11,221    
Other investment RM million Q1/16 317,107 340,161    
Net international investment position RM million Q1/16 10,914 110,260    
Gross External Debt 7/ RM million Q1/16 809,096 833,817 BNM
General Government RM million Q1/16 210,157 197,441    
Short-term RM million Q1/16 4,605 3,335    
Long-term RM million Q1/16 205,551 194,106    
Bonds RM million Q1/16 199,545 187,808    
Loans RM million Q1/16 6,007 6,298    
Monetary authorities RM million Q1/16 28,466 31,720    
Banks RM million Q1/16 281,125 298,450    
Short-term RM million Q1/16 233,261 247,282    
Loans RM million Q1/16 150,660 161,301    
Currency and deposits RM million Q1/16 78,785 81,616    
Others RM million Q1/16 3,815 4,365    
Long-term RM million Q1/16 47,864 51,168    
Bond/Loans RM million Q1/16 47,279 50,613    
Others RM million Q1/16 585 555    
Other sectors RM million Q1/16 289,349 306,206    
Short-term RM million Q1/16 69,143 77,568    
Loans RM million Q1/16 16,481 16,420    
Others RM million Q1/16 52,662 61,148    
Long-term RM million Q1/16 220,206 228,637    
Bonds/Loans RM million Q1/16 216,804 225,312    
Others RM million Q1/16 3,402 3,326    
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 2015 31.0 30.6 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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