Malaysia’s Index of Industrial Production (IPI) increased moderately by 4.0% in June 2017
The Index of Industrial Production (IPI) increased moderately by 4.0 percent in June 2017 compared to the same month of the previous year. The increase was supported by positive growth in all sectors: Manufacturing (4.7%), Mining (2.4%) and Electricity (2.1%).
Year-on-year basis, Manufacturing sector output increased by 4.7 percent in June 2017 after registering a strong growth of 7.3 percent in May 2017. The major sub-sectors which recorded an expansion in June 2017 were: Electrical and Electronics Products ( 8.3%); Food, Beverages and Tobacco (6.7%); and Petroleum, Chemical, Rubber and Plastic Products (2.8%).
Mining sector output rose by 2.4 percent in June 2017 (May 2017: -2.3%) following a 0.7 percent increase in the index for Crude Oil and 4.4 percent in the index for Natural Gas.
The Electricity output increased by 2.1 percent in June 2017 after recorded an increase of 2.5 percent in May 2017.
Data for June 2017
DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
10 AUGUST 2017
Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Corporate and User Services Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
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Email : mkho[at]stats.gov.my