Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales recorded a growth of 1.9 per cent
in July 2020
Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales in July 2020 stood at RM119.3 billion, grew 1.9 per cent as compared to previous year. The rise in sales value in July 2020 was driven by the increase in Food, Beverages & Tobacco Products (24.9%), Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (14.3%) and Electrical & Electronics Products (8.4%).
Meanwhile, on month-on-month basis, the sales value increased 2.1 per cent, driven by Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (11.8%), Non-Metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal & Fabricated Metal Products (8.0%) and Electrical & Electronics Products (3.9%).
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in July 2020 was 2,192,260 persons, a decrease of 2.4 per cent as compared to 2,246,595 persons in July 2019. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM7,090.9 million, dropped by 3.2 per cent or RM236.7 million in July 2020 as against the same month of the preceding year.
The sales value per employee rose by 4.5 per cent to record RM54,403 as compared with the same month in 2019. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,235 in July 2020.
The full publication of the Monthly Manufacturing Statistics, July 2020 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
11 SEPTEMBER 2020
Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
E-mail : yusrizal.razak[at]dosm.gov.my