Producer Price Index (2010=100) by Sector (MSIC 2008)
The Producer Price Index (PPI) for local production rose 6.4 per cent on a year on year basis in June 2017. Among the sectors which showed significant increases during this period were Mining (+10.2%), Manufacturing (+6.6%), Agriculture, forestry & fishing (+5.0%) and Electricity & gas supply (+0.8%). However, index for Water supply decreased (-0.7%).
On a monthly basis, PPI for local production declined by 1.1 per cent in June 2017 compared to May 2017. This was due to decreases in four sectors namely, Mining (-5.2%), Agriculture, forestry & fishing (-2.3%), Manufacturing (-0.5%) and Water supply (-0.3%). However, Electricity & gas supply remained unchanged.[Table I]
The PPI for local production by stage of processing (SOP) declined 1.1 per cent in June 2017 compared to the previous month. This decline was due to decreases in the index for Crude materials for further processing (-4.1%), intermediate materials, supplies and components (-0.5%) and Finished goods (-0.1%).
As compared with the same month a year ago, the PPI for local production by SOP for June 2017 increased 6.4 per cent. The increases were propelled by the index for Intermediate materials, supplies and components (+9.9%), Crude materials for further processing (+4.0%), and Finished goods (+1.3%). [Table II]
DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
31 July 2017
Ho Mei Kei
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