TABLE-Malaysia economic indicators - April 24

Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:10pm EDT

GDP (pct,y/y)    
 Q4 '11 Q3 '11 Q2 '11  Q1 '11  Q4'10   Q3 '10  Q2 '10  Q1 '10  Q4 '09  	
  5.2    5.8    4.3     4.9     4.8     5.3     8.9     10.1    4.4        	
     
 INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION (pct, y/y)	
 FEB  JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  	
 7.5  0.3  2.9  1.8  2.9  2.5  3.0 -0.6  1.3 -5.6 -1.7  2.9  5.0 	
            
 MANUFACTURING SECTOR (Production index (pct,y/y)	
 JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  	
 1.2  4.5  4.0  6.2  8.2  4.8  1.5  4.5  0.6 -0.4  5.3  7.9 
        
 MINING SECTOR (Production index (pct,y/y)	
 JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP   AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY  APR  MAR  FEB 
12.7 -0.8 -4.2 -5.7 -12.0 -1.4 -7.5 -8.6 -20.1 6.9 -6.9 -4.0 
         
 ELECTRICITY SECTOR (Production index (pct,y/y)	
 JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY  APR  MAR  FEB   
 2.7  3.1  2.9  1.9  6.4  1.4  4.6  3.6 -1.6 -0.7  0.7  0.7  	
            
 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX MAR FEB JAN DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL JUN MAY APR MAR FEB	
 (pct, y/y)           2.1 2.2 2.7 3.0 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.9   
        
 MERCHANDISE TRADE (bln rgt)    
          FEB   JAN   DEC   NOV   OCT   SEP   AUG   JUL   JUN   MAY   APR     	
 Exports  56.9  55.07 60.7  56.9  63.3  58.7  58.6  59.2  57.9  55.1  57.8      	
 Imports  46.3  46.32 52.4  47.4  50.1  49.0  47.6  49.8  50.0  46.6  46.8    	
 Trade    
 balance  10.6   8.75  8.3   9.5  13.3   9.6  11.0   9.5   7.9   8.5  11.0      
   	
     	
 CURRENT ACCOUNT (bln rgt)    
                Q22010     Q12010    Q42009   Q3 2009  Q2 2009    
 Goods           30.8       45.0      38.0     33.4     33.1    
 Services        -0.39      -0.09     -0.14     0.1      1.0    
 Income          -8.6       -8.9      -5.6     -1.6     -1.5    
 Transfers       -5.6       -5.6      -4.8     -6.7     -3.9	
                
THREE-MONTH INTERBANK RATE (pct) (KLIBOR)    
APR 23 APR 20 APR 18 APR 16 APR 13 APR 12 APR 09 APR 06 APR 02 MAR 26      	
3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19   3.19             
               	
    	
MONETARY AGGREGATES (pct,y/y)	
   FEB   JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  JAN 	
M1  9.8  9.9 15.1 13.8 16.6 13.3 13.7 14.5 14.5 13.1 16.2 14.0 13.2 17.9	
M2 16.0 14.7 14.5 12.7 11.8 13.0 10.8 11.6 12.4 11.6 10.7  8.6  8.3  9.1	
M3 15.9 14.7 14.3 12.3 11.4 12.5 10.6 11.6 12.4 11.1 10.1  8.2  7.9  8.9	
    	
COMMERCIAL BANKS' BASE LENDING RATE (pct)	
                MAR '12  FEB '12 JAN '12 DEC '11 NOV '11 OCT '11    	
TOP THERE BANKS   6.60     6.60    6.60    6.60    6.60    6.60	
    	
NET NON-PERFORMING LOANS OF BANKING SYSTEM (3-mth classification)	
FEB JAN DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL JUN MAY APR MAR 	
1.9 1.9 1.8 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.0	
    	
BANK NEGARA RESERVES (bln ringgit)	
APR 13 MAR 30 MAR 15 FEB 29 FEB 15 JAN 31 JAN 13 DEC 30 DEC 15 NOV 30 NOV 15 	
416.6  416.1  427.0  426.7  425.7  424.8  423.5  423.4  429.8  429.1  429.7  	
    	
EXTERNAL DEBT (bln ringgit, end of period)	
                2009   2008p  2007p  2006   2005   2004	
Total external  264.6  235.6  187.4  184.5  197.7  200.6	
US$ equivalent  79.72  66.61  50.3   51.8   52.8   49.1	
    	
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (pct of workforce)	
2010 2009 2008p 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002	
 3.6  3.7  3.3   3.3  3.3  3.5  3.5  3.5  3.9	
    	
NOTE - Figures may not total due to rounding.	
 - The latest labour market data is up to December 30	
 - p: preliminary	
 - f: forecast	
SOURCES 	
Finance Ministry, Bank Negara, Statistics Department, Malaysia	
Automotive Association and Economic Planning Unit.
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