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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 Q2/15 283,244 277,207 GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture RM million Q2/15 24,327 21,943    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q2/15 25,899 27,928    
Manufacturing RM million Q2/15 65,487 62,553    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q2/15 7,855 7,402    
Construction RM million Q2/15 12,686 13,480    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q2/15 51,143 50,476    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q2/15 25,213 24,593    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q2/15 30,940 30,859    
Other Services RM million Q2/15 12,542 12,147    
Government Services RM million Q2/15 23,407 22,666    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q2/15 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q2/15 3,743 3,160    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2010 prices RM million Q2/15 261,080 254,386  
Agriculture RM million Q2/15 23,017 20,689    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q2/15 23,804 24,719    
Manufacturing RM million Q2/15 61,272 57,967    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q2/15 6,816 6,523    
Construction RM million Q2/15 10,951 11,659    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q2/15 44,318 43,674    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q2/15 24,242 23,567    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q2/15 29,244 29,568    
Other Services RM million Q2/15 11,622 11,414    
Government Services RM million Q2/15 22,342 21,635    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q2/15 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q2/15 3,451 2,971    
Industrial Production Index 2010=100 Jun/15 122.3 122.4 DOSM
Employment million persons Q2/15 13.754 13.698 DOSM
Jun/15 13.838 13.763
Employment % of labour force Q2/15 96.9 96.9 DOSM
Jun/15 96.9 96.9
Unemployment million persons Q2/15 0.438 0.445 DOSM
Jun/15 0.450 0.438
Unemployment % of labour force Q2/15 3.1 3.1 DOSM
Jun/15 3.1 3.1
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Jun/15 2,957.4 2,859.1 DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Jul/15 113.9 113.0 DOSM
Producer Price Index 2010=100 Jul/15 103.4 103.3 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 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 Jun/15 19,554 17,773    
Expenditure RM million Jun/15 18,576 16,270    
Overall balance RM million Jun/15 977 1,503    
Domestic financing2/ RM million Jun/15 9,500 9,000    
Bank RM million Jun/15 -4,038 2,805    
Non-bank RM million Jun/15 13,538 6,195    
Foreign borrowing RM million Jun/15 -4,423 -12    
Central Government Debt         BNM
Current liabilities, total RM million Q2/15 627,499 596,793    
Short-term debt RM million Q2/15 5,840 6,320    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q2/15 621,659 590,473    
Domestic debt4 RM million Q2/15 429,202 418,916    
Short-term debt RM million Q2/15 2,324 3,365    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q2/15 426,878 415,551    
External debt5 RM million Q2/15 198,297 177,877    
Short-term debt RM million Q2/15 3,516 2,955    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q2/15 194,781 174,922    
External debt, by currency5            
RM6 RM million Q2/15 179,474 160,240    
USD RM million Q2/15 13,615 12,473    
Yen RM million Q2/15 4,807 4,762    
Other RM million Q2/15 402 402    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government RM million Q2/15 n.a. 173,168    

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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 Jun/15 360,586 352,321    
Broad money (M3) RM million Jun/15 1,582,523 1,576,329    
Net claims on Government RM million Jun/15 79,280 83,422    
Claims on the private sector RM million Jun/15 1,491,091 1,480,186    
Net foreign assets RM million Jun/15 506,895 501,179    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         BNM
Reserve money RM million Jul/15 132,838 132,370    
Net claims on Government RM million Jul/15 -17,462 -19,308    
Claims on the private sector RM million Jul/15 5,911 5,899    
Net foreign assets RM million Jul/15 357,576 391,024    
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. Jun/15 2.80 3.11    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Jun/15 3.67 3.59    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Jun/15 4.03 3.92    
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     Q2/15 (BPM6) Q1/15 (BPM6) DOSM
Current Account RM million Q2/15 7,582 9,968    
Goods: Exports RM million Q2/15 163,196 163,098    
Goods: Imports RM million Q2/15 139,881 135,552    
Services: Credit RM million Q2/15 32,850 33,264    
Services: Debit RM million Q2/15 37,436 37,026    
Primary Income: Credit RM million Q2/15 15,111 11,424    
Primary Income: Debit RM million Q2/15 20,211 19,963    
Secondary Income: Credit RM million Q2/15 2,648 2,363    
Secondary Income: Debit RM million Q2/15 8,695 7,641    
Capital Account: RM million Q2/15 -1,104 -2    
Credit RM million Q2/15 4 7    
Debit RM million Q2/15 1,108 9    
Financial Account RM million Q2/15 2,273 -29,664    
Direct Investment: Assets RM million Q2/15 -17,812 -9,807    
Direct Investment: Liabilities RM million Q2/15 13,871 8,572    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives RM million Q2/15 -12,208 -7,875    
Other Investment RM million Q2/15 18,422 -20,554    
Reserves Assets RM million Q2/15 -8,450 15,696    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q2/15 -302 4,002    
International Reserves (RM)3/ RM billion Aug/14/15 356.4 364.7 BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3/ USD billion Aug/14/15 94.5 96.7   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves USD billion Aug/14/15 85.9 88.3    
IMF Reserve Position USD billion Aug/14/15 0.8 0.8    
SDRs USD billion Aug/14/15 1.8 1.8    
Gold USD billion Aug/14/15 1.4 1.4    
Other Reserve Assets USD billion Aug/14/15 4.5 4.4    
Reserves Template         Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets USD billion Jul/15 96.7 105.5    
Other Foreign Currency Assets USD billion Jul/15 1.0 1.0    
Merchandise Trade         DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b. RM million Jun/15 64,258 60,454   BNM
Total imports, c.i.f. RM million Jun/15 56,280 54,941    
Balance RM million Jun/15 7,978 5,513    
International Investment Position         DOSM
Assets RM million Q2/15 1,531,361 1,489,792    
Direct investment RM million Q2/15 589,076 562,827    
Portfolio investment RM million Q2/15 274,581 258,619    
Equity and investment fund shares RM million Q2/15 179,498 172,086    
Debt securities RM million Q2/15 95,083 86,533    
Financial derivatives RM million Q2/15 9,928 10,326    
Other investment RM million Q2/15 259,676 268,371    
Reserve assets RM million Q2/15 398,099 389,649    
Liabilities RM million Q2/15 1,497,417 1,491,020    
Direct investment RM million Q2/15 544,121 538,041    
Portfolio investment RM million Q2/15 611,498 626,577    
Equity and investment fund shares RM million Q2/15 258,235 277,939    
Debt securities RM million Q2/15 353,263 348,638    
Financial derivatives RM million Q2/15 9,258 10,401    
Other investment RM million Q2/15 332,541 316,001    
Net international investment position RM million Q2/15 33,943 -1,227    
Gross External Debt 7/ RM million Q2/15 794,283 768,147 BNM
General Government RM million Q2/15 198,298 177,877    
Short-term RM million Q2/15 3,516 2,955    
Long-term RM million Q2/15 194,782 174,922    
Bonds RM million Q2/15 189,301 169,455    
Loans RM million Q2/15 5,481 5,467    
Monetary authorities RM million Q2/15 26,269 45,764    
Banks RM million Q2/15 291,328 273,274    
Short-term RM million Q2/15 247,579 232,490    
Loans RM million Q2/15 148,544 138,565    
Currency and deposits RM million Q2/15 95,729 91,347    
Others RM million Q2/15 3,307 2,578    
Long-term RM million Q2/15 43,749 40,784    
Bond/Loans RM million Q2/15 43,360 40,270    
Others RM million Q2/15 389 514    
Other sectors RM million Q2/15 278,388 271,233    
Short-term RM million Q2/15 70,392 71,925    
Loans RM million Q2/15 15,097 18,416    
Others RM million Q2/15 55,295 53,510    
Long-term RM million Q2/15 207,996 199,308    
Bonds/Loans RM million Q2/15 204,482 195,792    
Others RM million Q2/15 3,514 3,515    
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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