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Producer Price Index Malaysia September 2019

Release Date : Thursday 31, October 2019 1200

 

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

The Producer Price Index (PPI) local production decreased 2.4 per cent in September 2019 to 105.3 as against 107.9 in the same month of the preceding year. The Mining index declined 14.4 per cent, followed by Water supply (-2.8%), Agriculture, forestry & fishing (-1.1%) and Manufacturing (-1.0%) indices. Meanwhile, the index of Electricity & gas supply rose 1.3 per cent.

On a monthly basis, the PPI local production rose 0.7 per cent in September 2019. The increase was supported by the Mining (6.0%) and Manufacturing (0.3%) indices. Conversely, Electricity & gas supply and Agriculture, forestry & fishing indices decreased 0.9 per cent and 0.7 per cent respectively. On the other hand, the index of Water supply was unchanged. [Table 1]

 

Table 1 : Producer Price Index (2010=100) Local Production by Sector (MSIC 2008), Malaysia

 

PPI LOCAL PRODUCTION FOR THIRD QUARTER 2019

PPI local production for the third quarter 2019 decreased 2.1 per cent to 104.8 as compared to 107.1 in the same quarter of the previous year. The decline was contributed by Mining (-11.8%), Agriculture, forestry & fishing (-2.9%), Water supply (-2.8%) and Manufacturing (-1.0%) indices. Meanwhile, the index of Electricity & gas supply showed an increase of 1.7 per cent. On a quarterly basis, the PPI local production decreased 0.3 per cent as compared to the second quarter of 2019. [Table 2]

 

Table 2 : Average Index and Percentage Change of Quarterly PPI Local Production by Sector

 

PRODUCER PRICE INDEX BY STAGE OF PROCESSING

In September 2019, the PPI local production by stage of processing (SOP) declined 2.4 per cent as compared to September 2018. It was contributed by Crude materials for further processing (-8.5%) and Intermediate materials, supplies & components (-1.8%) indices. Conversely, the index of Finished goods rose 1.3 per cent.

On a monthly basis, the PPI local production by SOP for September 2019 increased 0.7 per cent as compared to August 2019. The increase was contributed by all stage of processing which were Crude materials for further processing (3.0%), Finished goods (0.3%) and Intermediate materials, supplies & components (0.1%) indices. [Table 3]

 

Table 3 : 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

31st October 2019

 

Contact person:

Rohaida binti Mohamad 
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : rohaida.mohamad[at]dosm.gov.my

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