Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales registered a significant drop of 33.0 per cent
to RM75.8 billion in April 2020
Malaysia’s Manufacturing sales in April 2020 stood at RM75.8 billion, plunged 33.0 per cent as compared to RM113.1 billion reported a year ago. The year-on-year decline in sales value in April 2020 was due to the decrease in Transport Equipment & Other Manufactures Products (-69.5%), Non-Metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal & Fabricated Metal Products (-67.5%) and Electrical & Electronics Products (-39.6%).
Total employees engaged in the Manufacturing sector in April 2020 was 2,169,473 persons, a decrease of 3.2 per cent as compared to 2,240,470 persons in April 2019. Salaries & wages paid amounted to RM6,825.4 million, decreased by 6.2 per cent or RM448.7 million in April 2020 as against the same month of the preceding year.
The sales value per employee declined by 30.8 per cent to record RM34,918 as compared with the same month in 2019. Meanwhile, the average salaries & wages per employee was RM3,146 in April 2020.
The full publication of the Monthly Manufacturing Statistics, April 2020 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
11 JUNE 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