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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 Q4/13 264,247 249,887 GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing RM million Q4/13 25,276 25,063    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q4/13 26,774 23,675    
Manufacturing RM million Q4/13 63,185 59,347    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q4/13 5,995 5,899    
Construction RM million Q4/13 10,940 10,603    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Hotel and Restaurants RM million Q4/13 45,695 42,806    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q4/13 16,802 16,290    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q4/13 31,786 30,946    
Other Services RM million Q4/13 11,361 11,153    
Government Services RM million Q4/13 23,709 21,344    
Less : FISIM 5 undistributed RM million Q4/13 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q4/13 2,725 2,760    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2005 prices RM million Q4/13 206,334 200,542  
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing RM million Q4/13 14,415 15,487    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q4/13 16,163 15,278    
Manufacturing RM million Q4/13 50,680 48,747    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q4/13 4,969 4,954    
Construction RM million Q4/13 7,778 7,654    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Hotel and Restaurants RM million Q4/13 35,852 34,481    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q4/13 15,649 15,337    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q4/13 30,121 29,483    
Other Services RM million Q4/13 10,016 9,880    
Government Services RM million Q4/13 18,189 16,375    
Less : FISIM 5 undistributed RM million Q4/13 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q4/13 2,502 2,868    
Industrial Production Index (New) 2010=100 Feb/14 105.2 111.7 DOSM
Employment million persons Q4/13 13.653 13.653 DOSM
Jan/14 13.530 13.549
Employment % of labour force Q4/13 96.8 96.9 DOSM
Jan/14 96.7 97.0
Unemployment million persons Q4/13 0.448 0.431 DOSM
Jan/14 0.458 0.425
Unemployment % of labour force Q4/13 3.2 3.1 DOSM
Jan/14 3.3 3.0
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Feb/14 2,700.2 2,790.7 DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Mar/14 109.9 109.8 DOSM
Producer Price Index 2005=100 Feb/14 129.4 127.9 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 2012 185,936 161,398    
Operating expenditure RM million 2012 223,835 197,174    
Non-financial public enterprises' operating surplus RM million 2012 105,735 106,864    
Public sector current account RM million 2012 67,836 71,088    
Net development expenditure RM million 2012 163,912 101,754    
Public sector overall balance RM million 2012 -96,076 -30,666    
Domestic financing RM million 2012 68,542 59,153    
Bank RM million 2012 3,791 3,650    
Non-bank RM million 2012 64,751 55,503    
Foreign borrowing RM million 2012 -2,280 6,165    
Central Government Operations 1/         Treasury
Revenue RM million Feb/14 15,863 17,090    
Expenditure RM million Feb/14 21,285 19,527    
Overall balance RM million Feb/14 -5,422 -2,437    
Domestic financing2/ RM million Feb/14 2,000 7,500    
Bank RM million Feb/14 4,269 2,710    
Non-bank RM million Feb/14 -2,269 4,790    
Foreign borrowing RM million Feb/14 -195 -4    
Central Government Debt         BNM
Current liabilities, total RM million Q4/13 539,858 529,236    
Short-term debt RM million Q4/13 4,320 4,320    
Medium and long-term debt RM million Q4/13 535,538 524,916    
Domestic debt RM million Q4/13 523,095 512,307    
Short-term debt RM million Q4/13 4,320 4,320    
Medium and long-term debt RM million Q4/13 518,775 507,987    
Foreign debt RM million Q4/13 16,763 16,929    
Short-term debt RM million Q4/13 0 0    
Medium and long-term debt RM million Q4/13 16,763 16,929     ...
Foreign debt by currency            
USD RM million Q4/13 11,120 11,042    
Yen RM million Q4/13 5,193 5,416    
Other RM million Q4/13 450 471    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government RM million Q4/13 156,808 152,236    

*Preliminary data for 2011

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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 Feb/14 325,793 332,314    
Broad money (M3) RM million Feb/14 1,462,664 1,466,897    
Net claims on Government RM million Feb/14 75,154 74,597    
Claims on the private sector RM million Feb/14 1,336,461 1,332,266    
Net foreign assets RM million Feb/14 510,660 513,247    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         BNM
Reserve money RM million Mar/14 119,911 120,947    
Net claims on Government RM million Mar/14 -10,372 -12,247    
Claims on the private sector RM million Mar/14 5,700 5,778    
Net foreign assets RM million Mar/14 417,776 420,766    
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. Mar/14 3.00 3.00    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth) % p.a. Feb/14 2.96 2.94    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Feb/14 3.61 3.73    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Feb/14 4.12 4.25    
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     Q4/13 (BPM6) Q3/13 (BPM6) DOSM
Current Account RM million Q4/13 16,219 9,842    
Goods: Exports RM million Q4/13 182,411 175,856    
Goods: Imports RM million Q4/13 148,849 150,090    
Services: Credit RM million Q4/13 33,844 31,279    
Services: Debit RM million Q4/13 37,558 35,552    
Primary Income: Credit RM million Q4/13 14,170 12,492    
Primary Income: Debit RM million Q4/13 24,091 20,595    
Secondary Income: Credit RM million Q4/13 2,104 2,040    
Secondary Income: Debit RM million Q4/13 5,811 5,589    
Capital Account: RM million Q4/13 -23 -11    
Credit RM million Q4/13 1 22    
Debit RM million Q4/13 24 32    
Financial Account RM million Q4/13 -9,724 -11,475    
Direct Investment: Assets RM million Q4/13 -6,432 -7,289    
Direct Investment: Liabilities RM million Q4/13 10,465 9,282    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives RM million Q4/13 -122 -9,103    
Other Investment RM million Q4/13 -13,635 -4,365    
Reserves Assets RM million Q4/13 2,862 -11,763    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q4/13 -9,334 13,407    
International Reserves (RM)3/ RM billion Apr/15/14 427.4 424.6 BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3/ USD billion Apr/15/14 131.1 130.2   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves USD billion Apr/15/14 118.2 117.6    
IMF Reserve Position USD billion Apr/15/14 1.0 0.9    
SDRs USD billion Apr/15/14 2.0 2.0    
Gold USD billion Apr/15/14 1.5 1.5    
Other Reserve Assets USD billion Apr/15/14 8.4 8.2    
Reserves Template         Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets USD billion Feb/14 130.6 133.1    
Other Foreign Currency Assets USD billion Feb/14 3.7 4.1    
Merchandise Trade         DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b. RM million Feb/14 58,912 63,974   BNM
Total imports, c.i.f. RM million Feb/14 48,476 57,619    
Balance RM million Feb/14 10,436 6,355    
International Investment Position         DOSM
Assets RM million 2012 1,223,813 1,135,956    
Direct investment abroad RM million 2012 425,204 397,355    
Portfolio investment RM million 2012 154,701 127,565    
Equity securities RM million 2012 100,146 84,217    
Debt securities RM million 2012 54,554 43,348    
Financial derivatives RM million 2012 10,520 6,796    
Other investment RM million 2012 206,185 180,908    
Reserve assets RM million 2012 427,204 423,331    
Liabilities RM million 2012 1,238,541 1,099,403    
Direct investment in Malaysia RM million 2012 461,915 424,727    
Portfolio investment RM million 2012 552,323 451,769    
Equity securities RM million 2012 247,879 211,468    
Debt securities RM million 2012 304,444 240,301    
Financial derivatives RM million 2012 10,920 6,381    
Other investment RM million 2012 213,382 216,526    
Net international investment position RM million 2012 -14,728 36,553    
Gross External Debt 6/ RM million Q4/13 388,921 371,305 BNM
General Government RM million Q4/13 16,763 16,929    
Short-term RM million Q4/13 0 0    
Long-term RM million Q4/13 16,763 16,929    
Bonds RM million Q4/13 10,791 10,690    
Loans RM million Q4/13 5,972 6,240    
Monetary authorities RM million Q4/13 0 0    
Banks RM million Q4/13 210,537 197,118    
Short-term RM million Q4/13 184,370 171,539    
Loans RM million Q4/13 113,529 106,866    
Currency and deposits4/ RM million Q4/13 70,840 64,674    
Long-term RM million Q4/13 26,167 25,579    
Loans RM million Q4/13 26,167 25,579    
Other sectors RM million Q4/13 161,622 157,258    
Short-term RM million Q4/13 14,584 13,436    
Loans RM million Q4/13 14,584 13,436    
Long-term RM million Q4/13 147,038 143,822    
Bonds/Loans RM million Q4/13 147,038 143,822    
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
(xls)
Population million persons 2013 29.7 29.3 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 In monetary statistics published by Bank Negara Malaysia, currency and deposits by non-residents with banks is classified as part of external liability of the banking system, and not external debt. With effect from 30 September 2003, the IMF SDDS has now classified currency and deposits by non-residents (for all maturities) as external debt. External debt for Malaysia, incorporating this new component, would amount to RM 388.9 billion (USD117.1 billion) as at end December 2013. Excluding currency and deposits of non-residents, total external debt amounted to RM 318.1 billion(USD95.8 billion).
5 In accordance to the latest SNA 2008, beginning 1Q 2012 publication , FISIM are now distributed across the various economic sector
6 Effective from the first quarter of 2008, the external debt data of Malaysia has been redefined to treat entities in Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (IBFC) as residents.

 

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