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2017, gross output in Real Estate Services sector was RM32.8 bil.
2017, number of workers in Accommodation sector was 139,410 persons
Total revenue for wholesale and retail trade sector was RM1,321.7 billion in 2018

Wholesale & Retail Trade, January 2023

Release Date : Monday 13, March 2023 1200



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.


Released by:


13 March 2023


Contact person:

Baharudin Mohamad 
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

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