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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 Q4/14 279,588 269,653 GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture RM million Q4/14 23,139 26,007    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q4/14 26,776 23,467    
Manufacturing RM million Q4/14 66,540 64,657    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q4/14 6,722 6,771    
Construction RM million Q4/14 12,182 11,892    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q4/14 51,909 48,435    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q4/14 18,341 17,773    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q4/14 33,989 33,030    
Other Services RM million Q4/14 12,129 11,932    
Government Services RM million Q4/14 24,948 22,759    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q4/14 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q4/14 2,912 2,931    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2005 prices RM million Q4/14 218,710 211,852  
Agriculture RM million Q4/14 14,040 16,154    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q4/14 17,791 15,384    
Manufacturing RM million Q4/14 53,395 51,411    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q4/14 5,167 5,184    
Construction RM million Q4/14 8,496 8,430    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q4/14 39,008 37,118    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q4/14 16,974 16,567    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q4/14 31,525 30,761    
Other Services RM million Q4/14 10,551 10,394    
Government Services RM million Q4/14 19,088 17,416    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q4/14 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q4/14 2,676 3,033    
Industrial Production Index (New) 2010=100 Jan/15 119.5 123.8 DOSM
Employment million persons Q4/14 13.686 13.623 DOSM
Jan/15 13.602 13.748
Employment % of labour force Q4/14 97.2 97.3 DOSM
Jan/15 96.9 97.0
Unemployment million persons Q4/14 0.397 0.383 DOSM
Jan/15 0.442 0.432
Unemployment % of labour force Q4/14 2.8 2.7 DOSM
Jan/15 3.1 3.0
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Jan/15 2,886.3 2,948.7 DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Feb/15 109.9 110.6 DOSM
Producer Price Index 2010=100 Jan/15 104.9 105.3 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 2013 195,113 189,019    
Operating expenditure RM million 2013 234,106 226,009    
Non-financial public enterprises' operating surplus RM million 2013 85,173 129,723    
Public sector current account RM million 2013 46,180 92,733    
Net development expenditure RM million 2013 180,244 135,224    
Public sector overall balance RM million 2013 -134,064 -42,491    
Domestic financing RM million 2013 57,606 68,366    
Bank RM million 2013 21,847 3,791    
Non-bank RM million 2013 35,759 64,574    
Foreign borrowing RM million 2013 13,193 -10,518    
Central Government Operations 1/         Treasury
Revenue RM million Jan/15 17,260 18,804    
Expenditure RM million Jan/15 24,047 32,274    
Overall balance RM million Jan/15 -6,788 -13,470    
Domestic financing2/ RM million Jan/15 9,500 500    
Bank RM million Jan/15 9,395 -4,336    
Non-bank RM million Jan/15 105 4,836    
Foreign borrowing RM million Jan/15 0 14    
Central Government Debt         BNM
Current liabilities, total RM million Q4/14 582,828 569,333    
Short-term debt RM million Q4/14 4,320 4,320    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q4/14 578,508 565,013    
Domestic debt4 RM million Q4/14 414,675 397,244    
Short-term debt RM million Q4/14 4,014 3,086    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q4/14 410,661 394,158    
External debt5 RM million Q4/14 168,153 172,089    
Short-term debt RM million Q4/14 306 1,234    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q4/14 167,847 170,855     ...
External debt, by currency5            
RM6 RM million Q4/14 151,377 156,009    
USD RM million Q4/14 11,754 11,051    
Yen RM million Q4/14 4,608 4,646    
Other RM million Q4/14 413 383    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government RM million Q4/14 172,019 169,070    

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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 Jan/15 346,300 346,416    
Broad money (M3) RM million Jan/15 1,554,344 1,553,803    
Net claims on Government RM million Jan/15 109,559 104,331    
Claims on the private sector RM million Jan/15 1,447,003 1,439,327    
Net foreign assets RM million Jan/15 492,103 502,765    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         BNM
Reserve money RM million Feb/15 133,634 132,733    
Net claims on Government RM million Feb/15 -4,044 -5,361    
Claims on the private sector RM million Feb/15 5,711 5,674    
Net foreign assets RM million Feb/15 379,159 379,638    
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/15 3.25 3.25    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth) % p.a. Jan/15 3.38 3.37    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Jan/15 3.66 3.84    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Jan/15 3.83 4.15    
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     Q4/14 (BPM6) Q3/14 (BPM6) DOSM
Current Account RM million Q4/14 6,070 7,593    
Goods: Exports RM million Q4/14 185,663 179,736    
Goods: Imports RM million Q4/14 152,992 151,050    
Services: Credit RM million Q4/14 31,263 30,652    
Services: Debit RM million Q4/14 39,116 37,012    
Primary Income: Credit RM million Q4/14 9,282 13,294    
Primary Income: Debit RM million Q4/14 23,076 22,732    
Secondary Income: Credit RM million Q4/14 2,316 2,047    
Secondary Income: Debit RM million Q4/14 7,271 7,342    
Capital Account: RM million Q4/14 284 -1    
Credit RM million Q4/14 305 7    
Debit RM million Q4/14 21 8    
Financial Account RM million Q4/14 -24,407 -2,755    
Direct Investment: Assets RM million Q4/14 -8,077 -6,221    
Direct Investment: Liabilities RM million Q4/14 7,868 8,318    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives RM million Q4/14 -20,120 -10,996    
Other Investment RM million Q4/14 -4,078 6,145    
Reserves Assets RM million Q4/14 11,360 6,710    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q4/14 6,692 -11,546    
International Reserves (RM)3/ RM billion Mar/13/15 381.5 386.0 BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3/ USD billion Mar/13/15 109.2 110.5   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves USD billion Mar/13/15 99.7 101.0    
IMF Reserve Position USD billion Mar/13/15 0.9 0.9    
SDRs USD billion Mar/13/15 1.9 1.9    
Gold USD billion Mar/13/15 1.4 1.4    
Other Reserve Assets USD billion Mar/13/15 5.3 5.3    
Reserves Template         Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets USD billion Jan/15 110.6 115.9    
Other Foreign Currency Assets USD billion Jan/15 1.1 1.0    
Merchandise Trade         DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b. RM million Jan/15 63,605 67,692   BNM
Total imports, c.i.f. RM million Jan/15 54,593 58,465    
Balance RM million Jan/15 9,012 9,227    
International Investment Position         DOSM
Assets RM million 2013 1,353,993 1,225,683    
Direct investment abroad RM million 2013 478,300 424,484    
Portfolio investment RM million 2013 196,813 155,023    
Equity securities RM million 2013 132,038 100,486    
Debt securities RM million 2013 64,775 54,537    
Financial derivatives RM million 2013 6,946 10,501    
Other investment RM million 2013 230,081 208,471    
Reserve assets RM million 2013 441,853 427,204    
Liabilities RM million 2013 1,401,202 1,243,445    
Direct investment in Malaysia RM million 2013 504,788 462,104    
Portfolio investment RM million 2013 619,783 557,537    
Equity securities RM million 2013 282,832 247,803    
Debt securities RM million 2013 336,951 309,734    
Financial derivatives RM million 2013 7,610 10,920    
Other investment RM million 2013 269,020 212,884    
Net international investment position RM million 2013 -47,209 -17,762    
Gross External Debt 7/ RM million Q4/14 744,700 740,663 BNM
General Government RM million Q4/14 168,153 172,089    
Short-term RM million Q4/14 306 1,234    
Long-term RM million Q4/14 167,847 170,855    
Bonds RM million Q4/14 162,539 165,527    
Loans RM million Q4/14 5,307 5,327    
Monetary authorities RM million Q4/14 67,408 84,681    
Banks RM million Q4/14 268,431 249,837    
Short-term RM million Q4/14 230,066 216,094    
Loans RM million Q4/14 139,908 133,224    
Currency and deposits RM million Q4/14 87,672 80,516    
Others RM million Q4/14 2,486 2,354    
Long-term RM million Q4/14 38,365 33,742    
Bond/Loans RM million Q4/14 37,877 33,396    
Others RM million Q4/14 488 346    
Other sectors RM million Q4/14 240,708 234,056    
Short-term RM million Q4/14 69,838 68,596    
Loans RM million Q4/14 16,293 15,363    
Others RM million Q4/14 53,545 53,233    
Long-term RM million Q4/14 170,870 165,460    
Bonds/Loans RM million Q4/14 167,544 162,250    
Others RM million Q4/14 3,326 3,210    
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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