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Last updated: 20 Nov 2020

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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 (xls)
National Accounts (GDP) at Current Prices RM million Q3/20 367,855 301,785 Download GDP by Expenditure

DOSM
Agriculture
RM million Q3/20 32,428 26,619    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q3/20 20,806 20,798    
Manufacturing
RM million Q3/20 84,022 66,092    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q3/20 10,289 9,306    
Construction
RM million Q3/20 15,888 9,609    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q3/20 75,041 54,934    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q3/20 35,316 30,587    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q3/20 40,323 35,297    
Other Services
RM million Q3/20 17,374 14,996    
Government Services
RM million Q3/20 32,138 30,299    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed RM million Q3/20 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q3/20 4,231 3,248    
National Accounts (GDP) at 2015 prices RM million Q3/20 350,940 289,434 Download  
Agriculture
RM million Q3/20 27,848 24,528    
Mining and Quarrying
RM million Q3/20 21,618 20,891    
Manufacturing
RM million Q3/20 82,567 64,512    
Electricity, Gas and Water
RM million Q3/20 9,549 8,734    
Construction
RM million Q3/20 14,861 8,916    
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Accommodation and Restaurants
RM million Q3/20 70,394 51,609    
Transport, Storage and Communication
RM million Q3/20 33,930 29,509    
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services
RM million Q3/20 38,849 34,064    
Other Services
RM million Q3/20 16,061 13,947    
Government Services
RM million Q3/20 31,234 29,445    
Less : FISIM 8 undistributed
RM million Q3/20 - -    
Plus : Import duties
RM million Q3/20 4,029 3,278    
Industrial Production Index 2015=100 Sep/20 115.3 114.7 Download DOSM
Employment million persons Q3/20 15.100 14.880 Download DOSM
Sep/20 15.190 15.150 Download
Employment % of labour force Q3/20 95.3 94.9 Download DOSM
Sep/20 95.4 95.3 Download
Unemployment million persons Q3/20 0.745 0.792 Download DOSM
Sep/20 0.738 0.742 Download
Unemployment % of labour force Q3/20 4.7 5.1 Download DOSM
Sep/20 4.6 4.7 Download
Average salaries and wages per employee in manufacturing sector RM per month Sep/20 3,283.5 3,246.6 Download DOSM
Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Sep/20 120.1 120.1 Download DOSM
Producer Price Index - Local Production 2010=100 Sep/20 101.2 101.7 Download DOSM

Fiscal Sector
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data (xls)
Public Sector Operations         Download Treasury
General Government
           
Revenue
RM million 2019 237,236 230,488    
Operating expenditure
RM million 2019 300,920 265,372    
Non-financial Public Corporation operating surplus
RM million 2019 104,632 110,803    
Public sector current account
RM million 2019 40,948 75,919    
Net development expenditure
RM million 2019 139,138 141,958    
Public sector overall balance
RM million 2019 -98,190 -66,039    
Domestic financing
RM million 2019 62,686 80,670    
Bank
RM million 2019 5,328 87,661    
Non-bank
RM million 2019 57,358 -6,991    
Foreign borrowing
RM million 2019 -3,380 7,888    
Central Government Operations 1         Download Treasury
Revenue
RM million Sep/20 14,429 20,702    
Expenditure
RM million Sep/20 29,686 19,013    
Overall balance
RM million Sep/20 -15,256 1,689    
Domestic financing 2
RM million Sep/20 12,666 -6,173    
Bank
RM million Sep/20 13,198 -23,103    
Non-bank
RM million Sep/20 -532 16,930    
Foreign borrowing
RM million Sep/20 -123 0    
Central Government Debt         Download BNM
Current liabilities, total
RM million Q3/20 874,267 854,069    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/20 24,000 24,500    
Medium-and long-term debt
RM million Q3/20 850,267 829,569    
Domestic debt 4
RM million Q3/20 658,954 649,234    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/20 20,171 20,743    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q3/20 638,783 628,492    
External debt 5
RM million Q3/20 215,314 204,835    
Short-term debt
RM million Q3/20 3,829 3,757    
Medium and long-term debt
RM million Q3/20 211,485 201,078    
External debt by currency 5
           
RM 6 RM million Q3/20 179,758    
USD
RM million Q3/20 11,175 11,518    
Yen
RM million Q3/20 13,093 13,380    
Other
RM million Q3/20 171 179    
Debt guaranteed by Federal Government
RM million Q3/20 289808 286,269    

Financial Sector
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data (xls)
Analytical Accounts of the Banking Sector         Download BNM
Narrow money (M1)
RM million Sep/20 513,225 502,304    
Broad money (M3)
RM million Sep/20 2,038,661 2,031,377    
Net claims on Government
RM million Sep/20 251,116 254,074    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Sep/20 2,032,518 2,025,047    
Net foreign assets
RM million Sep/20 534,859 553,780    
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank         Download BNM
Reserve money
RM million Oct/20 131,536 129,937    
Net claims on Government
RM million Oct/20 2,607 726    
Claims on the private sector
RM million Oct/20 2,710 2,795    
Net foreign assets
RM million Oct/20 426,935 428,536    
Interest Rates (Average of deposit and lending rates)         Download BNM
Interbank rate (3-month)
% p.a. Daily       BNM
BNM Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) (w.e.f Apr/26/04)
% p.a. Nov/20 1.75 1.75    
Discount rates on Treasury Bills (3-mth)
% p.a. Sep/20 - -    
Market Indicative Yield on 5-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Sep/20 2.25 2.11    
Market Indicative Yield on 10-year Federal Government securities
% p.a. Sep/20 2.66 2.62    
Financial Soundness Indicators (FSIs) [PDF]           IMF [PDF]
Stock Market share price index Bursa Malaysia Composite Index, 1977=100 Daily       Bursa Malaysia
External Sector
SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More info
Period of latest Latest data Data for previous period Back Series Data (xls)
Balance of Payments     Q3/20 (BPM6) Q2/20 (BPM6) Download DOSM
Current Account RM million Q3/20 26,095 7,556    
Goods: Exports
RM million Q3/20 204,887 165,159    
Goods: Imports
RM million Q3/20 163,397 139,253    
Services: Credit
RM million Q3/20 19,743 18,442    
Services: Debit
RM million Q3/20 33,062 30,907    
Primary Income: Credit
RM million Q3/20 11,322 15,699    
Primary Income: Debit
RM million Q3/20 20,482 19,651    
Secondary Income: Credit
RM million Q3/20 14,322 4,704    
Secondary Income: Debit
RM million Q3/20 7,236 6,639    
Capital Account: RM million Q3/20 -168 -50    
Credit
RM million Q3/20 121 12    
Debit
RM million Q3/20 289 61    
Financial Account RM million Q3/20 -35,238 -19,766    
Direct Investment: Assets
RM million Q3/20 -9,399 -1,411    
Direct Investment: Liabilities
RM million Q3/20 6,330 164    
Portfolio & Financial Derivatives
RM million Q3/20 -23,635 22,817    
Other Investment
RM million Q3/20 -8,534 -41,336    
Reserves Assets RM million Q3/20 1,643 6,362    
Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q3/20 7,668 5,898    
International Reserves (RM) 3 RM billion Nov/13/20 436.0 434.9 Download BNM
International Reserves (USD) 3 USD billion Nov/13/20 104.9 104.6   BNM
Foreign Currency Reserves
USD billion Nov/13/20 95.2 97.1    
IMF Reserve Position
USD billion Nov/13/20 1.4 1.4    
SDRs
USD billion Nov/13/20 1.2 1.2    
Gold
USD billion Nov/13/20 2.4 2.4    
Other Reserve Assets
USD billion Nov/13/20 4.7 2.5    
Reserves Template         Download Reserve Template
Official Reserve Assets
USD billion Sep/20 105.0 104.4    
Other Foreign Currency Assets
USD billion Sep/20 1.2 1.6    
Merchandise Trade         Download DOSM
Total exports, f.o.b.
RM million Sep/20 88,927 79,130    
Total imports, c.i.f.
RM million Sep/20 66,957 65,915    
Balance
RM million Sep/20 21,971 13,215    
International Investment Position         Download DOSM
Assets
RM million Q3/20 1,890,075 1,914,803    
Direct investment
RM million Q3/20 604,840 609,242    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q3/20 484,508 464,921    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q3/20 380,628 364,554    
Debt securities
RM million Q3/20 103,880 100,367    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q3/20 23,523 26,387    
Other investment
RM million Q3/20 340,810 371,215    
Reserve assets
RM million Q3/20 436,394 443,038    
Liabilities
RM million Q3/20 1,807,553 1,857,510    
Direct investment
RM million Q3/20 783,128 783,892    
Portfolio investment
RM million Q3/20 596,439 599,567    
Equity and investment fund shares
RM million Q3/20 213,496 212,762    
Debt securities
RM million Q3/20 382,943 386,805    
Financial derivatives
RM million Q3/20 23,498 27,585    
Other investment
RM million Q3/20 404,488 446,466    
Net international investment position
RM million Q3/20 82,522 57,293    
Gross External Debt 7 RM million Q3/20 953,311 1,002,956 Download BNM
General Government
RM million Q3/20 215,313 204,835    
Short-term
RM million Q3/20 3,829 3,757    
Long-term
RM million Q3/20 211,484 201,078    
Bonds
RM million Q3/20 206,129 195,525    
Loans
RM million Q3/20 5,355 5,553    
Monetary authorities
RM million Q3/20 11,876 12,959    
Banks
RM million Q3/20 342,622 385,214    
Short-term
RM million Q3/20 287,670 327,734    
Loans
RM million Q3/20 190,492 225,390    
Currency and deposits
RM million Q3/20 93,498 98,821    
Others
RM million Q3/20 3,680 3,523    
Long-term
RM million Q3/20 54,953 57,480    
Bond/Loans
RM million Q3/20 54,953 57,480    
Others
RM million Q3/20 0 0    
Other sectors
RM million Q3/20 383,499 399,948    
Short-term
RM million Q3/20 74,623 78,074    
Loans
RM million Q3/20 14,937 17,225    
Others
RM million Q3/20 59,686 60,850    
Long-term
RM million Q3/20 308,877 321,874    
Bonds/Loans
RM million Q3/20 297,965 311,359    
Others
RM million Q3/20 10,912 10,515    
Exchange Rates RM per major Currencies Daily       Exchange Rates
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 2020 32.7 32.5 Download DOSM

1 Refers to preliminary 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