Producer Price Index (2010=100) by Sector (MSIC 2008)
The Producer Price Index (PPI) for local production rose 0.1 per cent on a year -on- year basis in June 2018 as compared to a decrease of 0.4 per cent in May 2018. Among the sectors which increased during this period were Mining (+33.1%) and Electricity & gas supply (+1.3%). Meanwhile, the index that registered decreases were Agriculture, forestry & fishing (-10.1%), Manufacturing (-2.0%) and Water supply (-0.2%) sectors.
On a monthly basis, PPI for local production fell 0.7 per cent in June 2018. This was due to the decreases in Agriculture, forestry & fishing and Mining (-2.8%) respectively, Electricity & gas supply (-0.8%), Water supply (-0.6%) and Manufacturing (-0.1%).
PRODUCER PRICE INDEX BY STAGE OF PROCESSING
The PPI for local production by stage of processing (SOP) declined by 0.7 per cent in June 2018. This was due to the negative changes in the index for Crude materials for further processing (-1.7%), Finished goods (-0.8%) and Intermediate materials, supplies & components (-0.2%).
As compared with the same month a year ago, the PPI for local production by SOP for June 2018 rose 0.1 per cent. The increases were attributed by Crude materials for further processing (+12.3%). Meanwhile, the index for Finished goods slipped 3.4 per cent and Intermediate materials, supplies & components decreased 2.5 per cent.
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
31 July 2018
Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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