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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 Q1/14 256,933 265,053 GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture RM million Q1/14 23,591 25,271    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q1/14 28,346 26,960    
Manufacturing RM million Q1/14 60,511 63,265    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q1/14 6,238 6,010    
Construction RM million Q1/14 11,501 11,008    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q1/14 43,168 45,824    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q1/14 16,863 16,840    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q1/14 31,816 31,987    
Other Services RM million Q1/14 11,467 11,392    
Government Services RM million Q1/14 20,652 23,773    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q1/14 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q1/14 2,781 2,724    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2005 prices RM million Q1/14 198,641 206,678  
Agriculture RM million Q1/14 13,473 14,448    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q1/14 16,294 16,226    
Manufacturing RM million Q1/14 48,428 50,736    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q1/14 4,907 4,982    
Construction RM million Q1/14 8,132 7,813    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q1/14 33,307 35,779    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q1/14 15,635 15,723    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q1/14 29,556 30,217    
Other Services RM million Q1/14 10,136 10,034    
Government Services RM million Q1/14 16,114 18,218    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q1/14 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q1/14 2,658 2,501    
Industrial Production Index (New) 2010=100 May/14 117.0 113.3 DOSM
Employment million persons Q1/14 13.452 13.465 DOSM
May/14 13.646 13.503
Employment % of labour force Q1/14 96.9 96.8 DOSM
May/14 97.1 97.1
Unemployment million persons Q1/14 0.426 0.441 DOSM
May/14 0.407 0.407
Unemployment % of labour force Q1/14 3.1 3.2 DOSM
May/14 2.9 2.9
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month May/14 2,737.3 2,786.2 DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Jun/14 110.2 110.0 DOSM
Producer Price Index 2005=100 May/14 123.5 128.9 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 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 May/14 17,682 18,258    
Expenditure RM million May/14 17,267 22,806    
Overall balance RM million May/14 416 -4,548    
Domestic financing2/ RM million May/14 9,000 -10,543    
Bank RM million May/14 -812 1,090    
Non-bank RM million May/14 9,812 -11,633    
Foreign borrowing RM million May/14 -25 6    
Central Government Debt         BNM
Current liabilities, total RM million Q1/14 560,564 539,858    
Short-term debt RM million Q1/14 4,320 4,320    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q1/14 556,244 535,538    
Domestic debt4 RM million Q1/14 398,416 381,426    
Short-term debt RM million Q1/14 3,141 3,048    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q1/14 395,275 378,378    
External debt5 RM million Q1/14 162,148 158,432    
Short-term debt RM million Q1/14 1,179 1,272    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q1/14 160,969 157,159     ...
External debt, by currency5            
RM6 RM million Q1/14 145,679 141,669    
USD RM million Q1/14 11,032 11,120    
Yen RM million Q1/14 4,995 5,193    
Other RM million Q1/14 442 450    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government RM million Q1/14 162,643 157,100    

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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/14 324,031 325,495    
Broad money (M3) RM million May/14 1,491,872 1,483,962    
Net claims on Government RM million May/14 81,398 87,962    
Claims on the private sector RM million May/14 1,363,055 1,350,924    
Net foreign assets RM million May/14 505,298 507,660    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         BNM
Reserve money RM million Jun/14 120,629 119,684    
Net claims on Government RM million Jun/14 -12,098 -11,481    
Claims on the private sector RM million Jun/14 5,675 5,669    
Net foreign assets RM million Jun/14 416,914 420,224    
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/14 3.25 3.00    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth) % p.a. May/14 2.96 3.00    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities % p.a. May/14 3.73 3.63    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities % p.a. May/14 4.03 4.07    
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     Q1/14 (BPM6) Q4/13 (BPM6) DOSM
Current Account RM million Q1/14 19,842 14,834    
Goods: Exports RM million Q1/14 178,437 181,682    
Goods: Imports RM million Q1/14 144,875 148,344    
Services: Credit RM million Q1/14 32,619 34,383    
Services: Debit RM million Q1/14 35,329 38,498    
Primary Income: Credit RM million Q1/14 14,496 14,244    
Primary Income: Debit RM million Q1/14 20,945 24,273    
Secondary Income: Credit RM million Q1/14 2,068 2,135    
Secondary Income: Debit RM million Q1/14 6,628 6,496    
Capital Account: RM million Q1/14 -2 -19    
Credit RM million Q1/14 2 0    
Debit RM million Q1/14 5 20    
Financial Account RM million Q1/14 -37,577 -9,715    
Direct Investment: Assets RM million Q1/14 -20,409 -6,463    
Direct Investment: Liabilities RM million Q1/14 5,788 10,450    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives RM million Q1/14 -14,884 -376    
Other Investment RM million Q1/14 -8,072 -13,325    
Reserves Assets RM million Q1/14 17,294 2,675    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q1/14 444 -7,775    
International Reserves (RM)3/ RM billion Jul/14/14 423.8 423.6 BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3/ USD billion Jul/14/14 131.9 131.9   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves USD billion Jul/14/14 120.3 119.6    
IMF Reserve Position USD billion Jul/14/14 1.0 1.0    
SDRs USD billion Jul/14/14 2.0 2.0    
Gold USD billion Jul/14/14 1.5 1.5    
Other Reserve Assets USD billion Jul/14/14 7.1 7.8    
Reserves Template         Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets USD billion May/14 130.9 131.2    
Other Foreign Currency Assets USD billion May/14 4.5 3.5    
Merchandise Trade         DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b. RM million May/14 64,912 66,240   BNM
Total imports, c.i.f. RM million May/14 59,189 57,497    
Balance RM million May/14 5,724 8,742    
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 Q1/2014 700,073 694,575 BNM
General Government RM million Q1/2014 162,148 158,432    
Short-term RM million Q1/2014 1,179 1,272    
Long-term RM million Q1/2014 160,969 157,160    
Bonds RM million Q1/2014 155,206 151,188    
Loans RM million Q1/2014 5,763 5,971    
Monetary authorities RM million Q1/2014 80,428 83,907    
Banks RM million Q1/2014 221,539 218,964    
Short-term RM million Q1/2014 193,262 192,488    
Loans RM million Q1/2014 114,070 113,530    
Currency and deposits RM million Q1/2014 77,542 77,325    
Others RM million Q1/2014 1,650 1,633    
Long-term RM million Q1/2014 28,277 26,476    
Bond/Loans RM million Q1/2014 28,277 26,476    
Others RM million Q1/2014 0 0    
Other sectors RM million Q1/2014 235,957 233,273    
Short-term RM million Q1/2014 66,000 66,443    
Loans RM million Q1/2014 1,016 1,765    
Others RM million Q1/2014 64,984 64,678    
Long-term RM million Q1/2014 169,957 166,830    
Bonds/Loans RM million Q1/2014 115,635 113,396    
Others RM million Q1/2014 54,322 53,433    
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 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 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.
8In accordance to the latest SNA 2008, beginning 1Q 2012 publication , FISIM are now distributed across the various economic sector

 

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