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Producer Price Index Malaysia April 2019

Release Date : Thursday 30, May 2019 1200

 

PRODUCER PRICE INDEX (2010=100) BY SECTOR (MSIC 2008)

The Producer Price Index (PPI) local production decreased 1.4 per cent in April 2019 as compared to the same month of the preceding year. The sectors which decreased during this month were Agriculture, forestry & fishing (-11.9%), Water supply (-2.6%) and Manufacturing (-0.8%). However, the index of Electricity & gas supply and Mining increased 1.5 per cent and 1.4 per cent respectively. 

As compared to the previous month, the PPI local production rose 0.6 per cent in April 2019. The increase was contributed by index of Mining (+6.9%), Agriculture, forestry & fishing (+1.0%) and Water supply (+0.1%). Meanwhile, the index of Electricity & gas supply and Manufacturing dropped by 0.8 per cent & 0.2 per cent respectively. PPI local production for the period of January-April 2019 registered a decrease of 2.0 per cent as compared to the same period last year.

 

Table I: Producer Price Index (2010=100) Local Production by Sector (MSIC 2008), Malaysia

 

PRODUCER PRICE INDEX BY STAGE OF PROCESSING

In April 2019, the PPI local production at all stage of processing (SOP) showed a decline as compared to the same month last year. It was contributed by the index of Intermediate materials, supplies and components (-1.8%), Crude materials for further processing (-1.5%) and Finished goods (-0.4%).

On monthly basis, the PPI local production by SOP for April 2019 increased 0.6 per cent which was contributed by Crude materials for further processing 4.0 per cent. On the other hand, Intermediate materials, supplies & components and Finished goods declined 0.3 per cent and 0.3 per cent respectively.

 

Table II: Producer Price Index (2010=100), Local Production by Stage of Processing

 

Released By:

DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
 DrUzir_Mahidin    Dr_Uzir

30 May 2019


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