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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 December 2017

Release Date : Friday 09, February 2018 1200

 

Malaysia’s Index of Industrial Production (IPI) increased by 2.9 per cent in December 2017

The Industrial Production Index (IPI) increased by  2.9 per cent in December 2017 as compared with the same month of the previous year. The growth in December 2017 was driven by an increase in the Manufacturing index  (5.3%) and Electricity index  (3.9%). Meanwhile, the index of Mining posted a decrease of  4.1 per cent (November 2017: 0.2%).

The Manufacturing sector output rose by  5.3 per cent in December 2017 following an increase of 6.7 per cent in November 2017.  The increase was driven by growth of its main  sub-sectors, namely: Food, Beverages and Tobacco Products  (17.0%), Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products  (3.6%) and Electrical and Electronic Products  (4.1%).

The Mining sector output registered a decline of  4.1 per cent in December 2017 (November 2017: 0.2%). The decrease was contributed by the decline in the Crude Oil index  (-5.0%) and the Natural Gas index  (-3.2%). 

The Electricity output remained unchanged at  3.9 per cent in December 2017. 

*Notes:

Data for December 2017 is  provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the publication January 2018.

 

Released By:

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

09 FEBRUARY 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

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