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Index Of Industrial Production, Malaysia February 2017

Release Date : Tuesday 11, April 2017 1200

 

Malaysia’s Index of Industrial Production (IPI) posted a higher growth of 4.7% in February 2017

The Index of Industrial Production (IPI) posted a higher growth of   4.7% in February 2017 as compared to the same month of the previous year. The stronger growth in February 2017 was driven by positive expansion in all indices: Manufacturing ( 6.5%), Mining (0.4%) and Electricity (1.5%).

The Manufacturing sector output increase at a faster pace of  6.5% in February 2017 after an expansion of 4.6% recorded in January 2017.  The major sub-sectors  that  propelled  the  growth  in  February  2017  were:  Electrical  and  Electronics  Products  (8.1%); Food, Beverages and Tobacco (15.9%); and  Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (3.7%).

The Mining sector output grew nominally by  0.4% in February 2017 after an increase of 1.1% in January 2017. This was mainly due to a further decline in Crude Oil index by  4.7%. However, the Natural Gas index posted a better  growth of  7.0%.

The Electricity sector output grew marginally by  1.5% in February 2017 after registering a growth of 1.1% in January 2017.

*Notes:

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

 

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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