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No Subject Frequency Questionnaires Guideline
1. BNM-DOSM Joint Survey on International Investment Position (IIP) Quarterly  
  i. EAL vis-à-vis NR    
  ii. ESSS Guidelines    
2. Survey Of International Trade In Services, Fourth Quarter, 2016  Quarterly  
  1) ITS 1 - Transport      
 
  • TRANSPORT - Passenger, Freight, Warehousing & Other Transport Related Services
Quarterly    
 
  • TRANSPORT - Port & Airport Operator
Quarterly    
 
  • TRANSPORT - Postal & Courier Services
Quarterly    
  2) ITS Generic Quarterly    
3. Survey Of outward Foreign Affiliates  Annualy    
  a) Survey of Outward Foreign Affiliates (Reference Year 2015)     -
  b) Survey of Outward Foreign Affiliates (Reference Year 2014)     -

Note:

 1. BNM-DOSM Joint Survey on International Investment Position

Commencing first quarter, 2008, the Department of Statistics, Malaysia (DOSM) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will jointly collect data on international investment position known as BNM-DOSM Joint Survey on International Investment Position (IIP). The IIP report will replace the two (2) previous reports of the following:

  • Quarterly survey on International Investments and Services by DOSM; and
  • Quarterly report on external assets and liabilities (EAL) by BNM.

This joint effort, which is online approach using the BNM website, will further improve the efficiency of compilation and reduce reporting burden as companies need only submit one report. The data collected will be shared by DOSM and BNM, by which DOSM will be fully responsible in compiling and disseminating the balance of payments (BOP) and IIP reports.

 2. Survey of International Trade in Services

Survey of International Trade in Services which is conducted quarterly, commenced its survey in first quarter 2008 for transportation. The survey canvasses enterprises involved in transportation activities and having international transactions.For communication, telecommunication, computer & information, and construction & engineering related services, the survey commenced in first quarter 2009.

The methodology for data collection is through mail enquiry using a standard questionnaire which is sent to respondent on a quarterly basis. Respondents are given one month to complete and return this questionnaire. This survey is also conducted via web base.

 3. Outward Foreign Affiliates Statistics (Outward FATS)

The Outward Foreign Affiliates Statistics (Outward FATS) survey collects economic indicators of affiliates abroad from the parent company in Malaysia which holds equity of more than 50 per cent. This survey is conducted biennially.

The statistics compiled from this survey presents economic performance of affiliates abroad in various economic activities comprising the number of affiliates, turnover, net profit, numbers of employees, compensation of employees, assets and liabilities. This statistics is important in economics analysis, policy formation and international trade negotiation in the era of globalisation and liberalisation.