Sales value of Wholesale & Retail Trade recorded RM135.1 billion in January 2023, registered a growth of 12.4 per cent year-on-year. The positive growth was contributed by all sub-sectors, namely Retail Trade 21.7 per cent, Motor Vehicles 20.1 per cent, and Wholesale Trade 3.1 per cent.
In terms of volume index, Wholesale & Retail Trade registered 8.6 per cent year-on-year to record 147.3 points. The increment was supported by the increase in Retail Trade 16.2 per cent, Motor Vehicles 10.8 per cent, and Wholesale Trade 0.3 per cent. As for seasonally adjusted volume index, it went down -4.4 per cent month-on-month in January 2023.
The full publication of the Performance of Wholesale & Retail Trade, January 2023 can be downloaded through eStatistik Portal.
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
13 March 2023
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
E-mail : baharudin[at]dosm.gov.my