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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 Q3/14 268,810 263,414 GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture RM million Q3/14 26,007 24,183    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q3/14 23,442 25,695    
Manufacturing RM million Q3/14 64,313 64,574    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q3/14 6,766 6,671    
Construction RM million Q3/14 11,892 11,219    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q3/14 48,100 44,690    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q3/14 17,731 17,211    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q3/14 32,969 32,320    
Other Services RM million Q3/14 11,901 11,776    
Government Services RM million Q3/14 22,759 21,760    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q3/14 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q3/14 2,931 3,317    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2005 prices RM million Q3/14 211,738 205,778  
Agriculture RM million Q3/14 16,154 13,860    
Mining and Quarrying RM million Q3/14 15,384 16,195    
Manufacturing RM million Q3/14 51,366 51,964    
Electricity, Gas and Water RM million Q3/14 5,185 5,115    
Construction RM million Q3/14 8,430 7,926    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants RM million Q3/14 37,079 34,763    
Transport, Storage and Communication RM million Q3/14 16,553 16,063    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services RM million Q3/14 30,753 29,587    
Other Services RM million Q3/14 10,385 10,360    
Government Services RM million Q3/14 17,416 16,661    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q3/14 - -    
Plus : Import duties RM million Q3/14 3,033 3,284    
Industrial Production Index (New) 2010=100 Nov/14 118.4 121.5 DOSM
Employment million persons Q3/14 13.623 13.544 DOSM
Nov/14 13.708 13.703
Employment % of labour force Q3/14 97.3 97.2 DOSM
Nov/14 97.3 97.3
Unemployment million persons Q3/14 0.383 0.397 DOSM
Nov/14 0.375 0.378
Unemployment % of labour force Q3/14 2.7 2.8 DOSM
Nov/14 2.7 2.7
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Nov/14 2,754.1 2,756.1 DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Dec/14 111.8 111.9 DOSM
Producer Price Index 2005=100 Dec/14 122.5 124.9 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 Dec/14 18,804 18,707    
Expenditure RM million Dec/14 32,274 21,285    
Overall balance RM million Dec/14 -13,470 -2,577    
Domestic financing2/ RM million Dec/14 500 7,000    
Bank RM million Dec/14 -4,336 4,987    
Non-bank RM million Dec/14 4,836 2,013    
Foreign borrowing RM million Dec/14 14 -12    
Central Government Debt         BNM
Current liabilities, total RM million Q3/14 569,333 568,893    
Short-term debt RM million Q3/14 4,320 4,320    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q3/14 565,013 564,573    
Domestic debt4 RM million Q3/14 397,244 397,033    
Short-term debt RM million Q3/14 3,086 2,983    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q3/14 394,158 394,051    
External debt5 RM million Q3/14 172,089 171,860    
Short-term debt RM million Q3/14 1,234 1,337    
Medium-and long-term debt RM million Q3/14 170,855 170,523     ...
External debt, by currency5            
RM6 RM million Q3/14 156,008 155,619    
USD RM million Q3/14 11,051 10,838    
Yen RM million Q3/14 4,646 4,980    
Other RM million Q3/14 384 423    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government RM million Q3/14 n.a 162,911    

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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 Dec/14 346,416 330,933    
Broad money (M3) RM million Dec/14 1,553,803 1,527,814    
Net claims on Government RM million Dec/14 104,336 91,894    
Claims on the private sector RM million Dec/14 1,439,422 1,422,487    
Net foreign assets RM million Dec/14 502,656 498,858    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         BNM
Reserve money RM million Dec/14 124,760 122,652    
Net claims on Government RM million Dec/14 -2,809 -10,323    
Claims on the private sector RM million Dec/14 5,641 5,731    
Net foreign assets RM million Dec/14 398,694 405,089    
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. Jan/15 3.25 3.25    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth) % p.a. Dec/14 3.37 3.37    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Dec/14 3.84 3.72    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities % p.a. Dec/14 4.15 3.85    
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     Q3/14 (BPM6) Q2/14 (BPM6) DOSM
Current Account RM million Q3/14 7,593 16,004    
Goods: Exports RM million Q3/14 179,736 182,198    
Goods: Imports RM million Q3/14 151,050 152,054    
Services: Credit RM million Q3/14 30,652 31,638    
Services: Debit RM million Q3/14 37,012 35,262    
Primary Income: Credit RM million Q3/14 13,294 14,733    
Primary Income: Debit RM million Q3/14 22,732 22,441    
Secondary Income: Credit RM million Q3/14 2,047 3,877    
Secondary Income: Debit RM million Q3/14 7,342 6,686    
Capital Account: RM million Q3/14 -1 0    
Credit RM million Q3/14 7 13    
Debit RM million Q3/14 8 12    
Financial Account RM million Q3/14 -2,755 -11,757    
Direct Investment: Assets RM million Q3/14 -6,221 -16,564    
Direct Investment: Liabilities RM million Q3/14 8,318 12,196    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives RM million Q3/14 -10,996 7,159    
Other Investment RM million Q3/14 6,145 -14,548    
Reserves Assets RM million Q3/14 6,710 974    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q3/14 -11,546 -5,221    
International Reserves (RM)3/ RM billion Jan/15/15 388.6 405.5 BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3/ USD billion Jan/15/15 111.2 116.0   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves USD billion Jan/15/15 101.9 106.7    
IMF Reserve Position USD billion Jan/15/15 0.9 0.9    
SDRs USD billion Jan/15/15 1.9 1.9    
Gold USD billion Jan/15/15 1.4 1.4    
Other Reserve Assets USD billion Jan/15/15 5.1 5.1    
Reserves Template         Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets USD billion Dec/14 115.9 125.7    
Other Foreign Currency Assets USD billion Dec/14 1.0 2.6    
Merchandise Trade         DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b. RM million Nov/14 63,727 65,052   BNM
Total imports, c.i.f. RM million Nov/14 52,600 63,904    
Balance RM million Nov/14 11,127 1,148    
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 Q3/2014 740,663 729,034 BNM
General Government RM million Q3/2014 172,089 171,860    
Short-term RM million Q3/2014 1,234 1,337    
Long-term RM million Q3/2014 170,855 170,523    
Bonds RM million Q3/2014 165,527 164,827    
Loans RM million Q3/2014 5,327 5,696    
Monetary authorities RM million Q3/2014 84,681 80,909    
Banks RM million Q3/2014 249,837 235,488    
Short-term RM million Q3/2014 216,094 203,589    
Loans RM million Q3/2014 133,224 115,396    
Currency and deposits RM million Q3/2014 80,516 86,186    
Others RM million Q3/2014 2,354 2,008    
Long-term RM million Q3/2014 33,742 31,898    
Bond/Loans RM million Q3/2014 33,396 31,353    
Others RM million Q3/2014 346 545    
Other sectors RM million Q3/2014 234,056 240,777    
Short-term RM million Q3/2014 68,596 67,782    
Loans RM million Q3/2014 15,363 15,360    
Others RM million Q3/2014 53,233 52,423    
Long-term RM million Q3/2014 165,460 172,995    
Bonds/Loans RM million Q3/2014 162,250 170,189    
Others RM million Q3/2014 3,210 2,805    
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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