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In 2015, Fixed Assets of Manufacturing was RM296.8 billion
In 2015 there were 2,119,158 employees in Manufacturing
Manufacturing Sales value in 2015 was RM1,078.1 billion

Monthly Manufacturing Statistics Malaysia, February 2017

Release Date : Tuesday 11, April 2017 1200

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Manufacturing Sales registered RM59.4 billion in February 2017
 

Malaysia’s February manufacturing sales grew at the stronger pace of  15.7% (RM8.0 billion), rising to  RM59.4 billion as compared to RM51.4 billion reported a year ago.

Year-on-year, the significant increase in sales value in February 2017 was due to the increase in Electrical and Electronics Products (13.8%) Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (17.7%) and Non-metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal and Fabricated Metal (14.2%). These three sub-sectors contributed 79.6% to the sales value of the manufacturing sector.

Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in February 2017 was  1,042,949 persons, an increase of  1.4% or 14,648 persons as compared to 1,028,301 persons in February 2016.

Salaries & wages paid in February 2017 increased by  0.3% (RM11.2 million) to record  RM3,221.2 million.

Productivity increased by  14.1% to record  RM56,989 as compared with the same month of the previous year.

 

*Notes:

Data for February 2017  is  provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the March 2017 publication.

 

Released By:

DR MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA

11 APRIL 2017

Contact person:

Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Corporate and User Services Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]stats.gov.my

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