Malaysia’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) grew by 0.3 per cent in October 2019
The Industrial Production Index (IPI) grew by 0.3 per cent in October 2019 as compared with the same month of the previous year. The growth in October 2019 was driven by the increase in the index of Manufacturing (2.2%) and Electricity (0.5%). Meanwhile index of Mining recorded a decline of 5.8 per cent.
On year-on-year basis, the Manufacturing sector output rose by 2.2 per cent in October 2019 after recording a growth of 2.5 per cent in September 2019. The major sub-sectors contributing to the increase in October 2019 were Transport Equipment and Other Manufactures (4.3%), Non-metallic Mineral Products, Basic Metal and Fabricated Metal Products (3.1%) and Electrical and Electronics Products (2.4%).
The Mining sector output dropped 5.8 per cent in October 2019 as compared to the same period of the previous year. The decline was due to the decrease in both indices under Mining sector which are Crude Oil and Condensate index (-5.1%) and Natural Gas index (-6.3%).
The Electricity sector output increased by 0.5 per cent in October 2019 as compared to the same month of the previous year.
The full publication of the Industrial Production Index, October 2019 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.
Data for October 2019 is provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the November 2019 publication.
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
12 December 2019
Rohaida binti Mohamad
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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