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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

Index Of Industrial Production, Malaysia November 2017

Release Date : Thursday 11, January 2018 1200

 

Malaysia’s Index of Industrial Production (IPI) grew by 5.0 per cent in November 2017

The Industrial Production Index (IPI) grew by 5.0 per cent in November 2017 as compared with the same month of the previous year. The increase in November was supported by the growth in all indices: Manufacturing (6.7%), Mining (0.2%) and Electricity (3.9%). 

Year-on-year basis, the output of the manufacturing sector in November increased strongly by 6.7 per cent after registered an increase of 4.2 per cent in October 2017. The major sub-sectors which recorded an expansion in November 2017 were: Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (7.5%), Electrical and Electronic Products (6.9%) and Food, Beverages and Tobacco Products (8.2%). 

The Mining sector output grew by 0.2 per cent in November 2017 (October 2017: 0.8%). This was mainly due to the increase of Crude Oil index (0.3%). Meanwhile Natural Gas Index decline 0.01 per cent

The Electricity sector output expanded 3.9 per cent in November 2017 on yearly basis. 

*Notes:

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

 

Released By:

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

11 JANUARY 2018

Contact person:

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