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illegal production
Description

Illegal production is the production of goods or services whose sale, distribution or possession is forbidden by law; and production activities which are usually legal but which become illegal when carried out by unauthorised producers. The scope of illegal production varies depending on the laws in place in individual countries (e.g. prostitution is legal in some countries but illegal in others).
 


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
import duties
Description 1

Import duties consist of customs duties, or other import charges, which are payable on goods of a particular type when they enter the economic territory.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
Description 2

The definitive measure comes from the annual report of the Accountant General and these are used for the annual estimates. The Customs Department provides monthly accounts from their administrative records and these are used for the most recent year estimates. The current price import duties are deflated by the relevant PPI to arrive at constant price import duties. 


Source : General
Source Detail : Annual National Product and Expenditure Accounts
imports
Description

Goods are regarded as imports when they are brought into the country either directly or into bonded warehouses, irrespective of whether such goods are for consumption, to be processed, use in manufacturing or subsequent re-exports to other countries.


Source : External Sector
Source Detail : Monthly External Trade Statistics
imports of goods
Description

Imports of goods consist of imports of the following items from non-residents to residents, generally with a change of ownership being involved; general merchandise, goods for processing, repairs on goods, goods procured in foreign ports by domestic carriers and non-monetary gold.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
imports of services
Description

Imports of services consist of the following services purchased by residents from non-residents: transportation; travel; communications; construction; insurance; financial; computer and information; royalties and licence fees; other business services; personal, cultural, and recreational services; and government services n.i.e.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)
in-migrants
Description

Those who have moved from another state to stay in the state of destination.


Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Migration Survey Report,Malaysia
in-migration rate
Description

The number of migrants arriving at the destination state for every 1,000 persons at the destination in a current year.


Source : Labour Force and Social Statistics
Source Detail : Migration Survey Report, Malaysia
in-situ conservation
Description

To maintain plants and animal in their original habitats such as parks, permanent reserved forest, marine parks and wildlife conservation center.


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
incinerator
Description

Furnace for burning wastes under controlled conditions.


Source : Environment
Source Detail : Compendium of Enviroment Statistics
income
Description

Income is the maximum amount that a household, or other unit, can consume without reducing its real net worth.


Source : National Accounts
Source Detail : Gross Domestics Product (GDP)