July 31, 2011 / 11:26 PM / in 9 years

TABLE-Malaysia economic indicators - Aug 1

GDP (pct,y/y)    
 Q1 '11  Q4'10   Q3 '10  Q2 '10  Q1 '10  Q4 '09 Q3 '09 Q2 '09	
4.6    4.8     5.3     8.9     10.1    4.4   -1.2   -3.9     	
  
 INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION (pct, y/y)	
 MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY	
-5.1 -1.7  2.9  5.0  1.0  4.2  5.1  3.1  5.6  4.0  3.2  9.4  12.3	
         
 MANUFACTURING SECTOR (Production index (pct,y/y)	
 MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY 	
 0.6 -0.4  5.3  7.9  4.5  7.8  6.5  4.5  7.6  6.8  7.2  13.3 18.7
     
 MINING SECTOR (Production index (pct,y/y)	
 MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY
-20.1 6.9 -6.9 -4.0 -0.7 -6.7 -3.4  1.7 -1.1  1.7 -2.9 -5.9  1.3 -0.2
      
 ELECTRICITY SECTOR (Production index (pct,y/y)	
 MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  JAN  DEC NOV OCT SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY  APR  MAR    
-1.6 -0.7  0.7  0.7  0.3  2.4 4.9 5.0 3.1  4.9  4.4  5.2 11.5 12.1 16.8    
     
 MANUFACTURING SALES (pct, y/y)	
 MAY  APR   MAR   FEB  JAN  DEC  NOV OCT SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN   MAY 	
 8.0 15.5  14.1  10.9  7.7 11.4  8.4 2.9 7.6  8.9  9.3 13.8  19.9    
     
 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN  DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL	
 (pct, y/y)           3.5 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.4  2.2 2.0 2.0 1.8 2.1 1.9     
     
 MERCHANDISE TRADE (bln rgt)    
       MAY   APR   MAR   FEB   JAN   DEC   NOV   OCT   SEP   AUG	
 Exports  55.1  57.8  64.1  51.9  54.0  57.2  52.7 55.0  50.5  52.9	
  Imports  46.6  46.8  50.5  39.2  44.8  47.5  43.7  48.1  43.5  44.5	
  Trade    
 balance   8.5  11.0  13.5  12.6   9.2   9.7   9.0   6.9   7.0   8.3  	
 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	
             	
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            JUN     	
Passenger cars 36,838  56,483   36,457   49,589   49,330   39,375 	
Commercial      4,952   6,782    3,930    5,107    5,435    5,470    	
     
THREE-MONTH INTERBANK RATE (pct) (KLIBOR)    
JUL 29 JUL 28 JUL 25 JUL 22 JUL 19 JUL 15 JUL 12 JUL 08 JUL 05 JUL 01	
3.29   3.29   3.29   3.29   3.29   3.29   3.29   3.29   3.30   3.29       	
	
 MONETARY AGGREGATES (pct,y/y)    
 MAY  APR  MAR  FEB  JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT  SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY
 M1 13.1 16.2 14.0 13.2 17.9 11.7 9.9  11.6 11.5 13.9 10.7 12.6 11.7    
 M2 11.6 10.7  8.6  8.3  9.1  7.1 8.1   8.4  8.3  8.2  8.3  9.2  9.8    
 M3 11.1 10.1  8.2  7.9  8.9  7.0 8.2   8.4  8.5  8.2  8.1  8.8  9.5    
     
 COMMERCIAL BANKS' BASE LENDING RATE (pct)    
              JUL '11  JUN '11  MAY '11  APR '11  MAR '11  FEB '11     
 TOP THREE BANKS 6.60     6.60     6.30     6.30     6.30     6.30              
     
 NET NON-PERFORMING LOANS OF BANKING SYSTEM    
  (3-mth classification)    
 MAY APR  MAR  JAN  DEC  NOV  OCT SEP  AUG  JUL  JUN  MAY  APR  MAR	
 2.1 2.1  2.2  2.2  2.0  2.0  2.0 2.0  2.1  2.1  2.2  2.0  1.8  1.8    
     
 BANK NEGARA RESERVES (bln ringgit)    
 JUL 15 JUL 30 JUN 15 MAY 31 MAY 13 APR 29 APR 15 MAR 31 MAR 15 FEB 28
 407    406.3  402.6  401.4  401.0  393.2  369.9  344.5  340.6  338.6   	
    
 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, Malaysian 
Automotive Association and Economic Planning Unit.	
	
 (Kuala Lumpur Newsroom)	
 
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