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Producer Price Index Malaysia July 2018

Release Date : Thursday 30, August 2018 1200

 

Producer Price Index (2010=100) by Sector (MSIC 2008)

The Producer Price Index (PPI) for local production rose 0.7 per cent on a year-on- year basis in July 2018 as compared to June 2018. The sectors which increased during this period were Mining (+32.6%), Electricity & gas supply (+1.1%) and Water supply (+0.3%). Meanwhile, the index that registered decreases were Agriculture, forestry & fishing (-11.5%) and Manufacturing (-1.2%) sectors.

On a monthly basis, PPI for local production increased 0.3 per cent in July 2018. This was due to the  higher prices of Mining (+2.6%), Water supply (+0.6%), Manufacturing (+0.1%), and Electricity & gas supply (+0.4%). Meanwhile, the index for Agriculture, forestry & fishing slipped 1.6 per cent.

 

PRODUCER PRICE INDEX BY STAGE OF PROCESSING

The PPI for local production by stage of processing (SOP) increased 0.3 per cent in July 2018. This was due to the positive changes in the index for Intermediate materials, supplies & components (+0.5%) and Crude materials for further processing (+0.1%). Meanwhile, Finished goods remained unchanged.

As compared with the same month a year ago, the PPI for local production by SOP for July 2018 rose 0.7 per cent. The increases was attributed by Crude materials for further processing (+11.1%). Meanwhile, the index for Finished goods and Intermediate materials, supplies & components dropped 3.1 per cent and 1.2 per cent respectively.


 

Released By:

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

30 August 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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