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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, November 2021

Release Date : Tuesday 11, January 2022 1200

 

MALAYSIA'S WHOLESALE & RETAIL TRADE HITS THE HIGHEST SALES TO RECORD RM118.1 BILLION IN NOVEMBER 2021, INCREASED 7.0 PER CENT

HIGHLIGHTS

Sales value of Wholesale & Retail Trade recorded RM118.1 billion in November 2021, registered a growth  of  7.0 per cent  year-on-year.  The  increase  was contributed  by  all   sub-sectors,  namely   Motor  Vehicles    8.6  per cent,  Wholesale  Trade   6.8  per  cent  and  Retail  Trade   6.7  per cent

In   terms   of   volume   index,   Wholesale   &   Retail   Trade   registered   a   growth   of   2.9 per cent   year-on-year   to   record  133.3 points. The increment was supported by the increase of Motor Vehicles  5.2 per cent, Retail Trade  3.3 per cent and Wholesale Trade  1.4 per cent. As for seasonally adjusted volume index, it went up  1.6 per cent month-on-month in November 2021. 

Wholesale Trade

Wholesale Trade generated sales value of  RM56.3 billion in November 2021 with a growth of  6.8 per cent as against November 2020. This increase was attributed to Wholesale of Agricultural Raw Materials & Live Animals 15.5 per cent, Wholesale of Food, Beverages & Tobacco 11.2 per cent and Other Specialised Wholesale  7.6 per cent as  compared  to  the  previous  year.  For  monthly  comparison,  sales  of  this  sub-sector  rose  1.0 per cent

Volume index of Wholesale Trade registered 130.7 points, expanded  1.4 per cent year-on-year. The positive growth was recorded in Wholesale of Food, Beverages & Tobacco (8.1%), Wholesale of Agricultural Raw Materials & Live Animal (7.1%), Wholesale of Machinery, Equipment & Supplies (2.3%) and Wholesale of Household Goods (1.8%). Meanwhile,  the  seasonally  adjusted  volume  index  increased  4.0 per cent month-on-month.

Retail Trade 

Sales of Retail Trade registered a growth of  6.7 per cent as compared to November 2020. Among the groups that contributed to this expansion were Retail Trade Not in Stores, Stalls or Markets (28.4%), Retail  Sale  of  Automotive  Fuel  in  Specialised  Stores  (18.2%), Retail Sale Via Stalls & Markets (11.6%), Retail Sale in Non-specialised Stores (9.9%) and Sale of Food, Beverages & Tobacco in Specialised Stores  (9.1%). Compared with October 2021, sales of this sub-sector went up  3.4 per cent.

Volume Index of Retail Trade recorded a growth of  3.3 per cent to  143.4 points as compared to November 2020. Among the groups that contributed to this growth were Retail Trade Not in Stores, Stalls or Markets (24.5%), Retail Sale of Food, Beverages & Tobacco in Specialised Stores (8.1%), Retail Sale in Non-specialised Stores (7.5%), Retail Sale Via Stalls & Markets (6.9%), and Retail Sale of Automotive Fuel in Specialised Stores (6.7%). As for seasonally adjusted volume index, it increased marginally  0.5 per cent as against October 2021.

Motor Vehicles

Sales value of Motor Vehicles sub-sector registered a growth of  8.6 per cent year-on-year. The increment was contributed by Sale of Motor Vehicles which expanded 11.8 per cent and Sale, Maintenance & Repair of Motorcycles  9.4 per cent in November 2021. On a monthly basis, sales of this sub-sector went down  1.9 per cent.

The volume index of Motor Vehicles increased  5.2 per cent year-on-year to reach 111.2 points. The increase was attributed to Sale of Motor Vehicles (13.0%) and Sale, Maintenance & Repair of Motorcycles (5.4%). Seasonally adjusted volume index for this sub-sector contracted  3.3 per cent month-on-month.

 

 

The full publication of the Performance of Wholesale & Retail Trade, November 2021 can be downloaded from  eStatistik portal.

 Note.

Data for November 2021 is provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the Performance of Wholesale & Retail Trade, December 2021.

 

Released by:

DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
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11 January 2022
 

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Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak 
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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Fax : +603-8888 9248
E-mail : yusrizal.razak[at]dosm.gov.my

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