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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 April 2017

Release Date : Friday 09, June 2017 1200

 

Malaysia’s Index of Industrial Production (IPI) increased by 4.2% in April 2017

The Index of Industrial Production (IPI) increased by  4.2% in April 2017 (March 2017 : 4.6%) as compared to the same month of the previous year supported by the strong growth in Manufacturing sector by  6.7%. However, the Mining and Electricity index declined by  2.0% and  1.5% respectively.

The Manufacturing sector output continued to record a significant growth of  6.7% in April 2017 after an expansion of  5.9%  recorded  in  March  2017.  The  major sub-sectors  which  expanded  in  April  2017  were:  Electrical  and  Electronics  Products  (9.7%); Food, Beverages and Tobacco (15.4%); and  Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (3.0%).

The Mining sector output contracted by  2.0% in April 2017 (March 2017 : 2.0%) due to the  6.6% decrease in Crude Oil index. Meanwhile, Natural Gas index rose  4.0%.

The Electricity sector output declined by  1.5% in April 2017 after a decreased of 0.2% recorded in March 2017

*Notes:

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

 

Released By:

DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA

9 JUNE 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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