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Producer Price Index Malaysia November 2018

Release Date : Monday 31, December 2018 1200

 

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

The Producer Price Index (PPI) for local production decreased 2.9 per cent on a year-on-year basis in November 2018 as compared to 0.7 per cent in October 2018. The decrease in the overall index was mainly due to Agriculture, forestry & fishing (-22.7%), Manufacturing (-1.8%) and Water supply (-0.1%). Conversely, the index of Mining and Electricity & gas supply rose 4.5 per cent and 1.2 per cent respectively.

As compared to the previous month, the PPI for local production registered a decline of 2.8 per cent in November 2018 which was contributed by the index of Mining (-16.4%), Agriculture, forestry & fishing (-6.4%) and Manufacturing (-0.7%). Meanwhile, Water supply and Electricity & gas supply increased 0.5 per cent and 0.3 per cent respectively.

 

PRODUCER PRICE INDEX BY STAGE OF PROCESSING

The PPI for local production by stage of processing (SOP) declined 2.8 per cent in November 2018 from the previous month. It was led by the decline of all indices of which Crude materials for further processing (-10.9%), Finished goods (-0.9%) and Intermediate materials, supplies & components (-0.6%).

On a yearly basis, the PPI for local production by SOP for November 2018 dropped 2.9 per cent. Index of Crude materials for further processing, Finished goods and Intermediate materials, supplies & components recorded a decrease of 6.9 per cent, 2.6 per cent and 1.5 per cent respectively.

 

Released By:

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

31 December 2018

 

Contact person:

Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]dosm.gov.my

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