Inflation in Malaysia

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Malaysia - Inflation

Inflation increases in September

Consumer prices rose 0.24% over the previous month in September, following the flat result recorded in August. September's print marked the highest reading since March. The result was largely driven by rising prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Meanwhile, inflation came in at 2.2% in September, which was up from August’s 2.0%. Annual average inflation rose to 1.3% in September (August: 1.0%).

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect inflation to average 1.8% in 2022, which is down 0.1 percentage points from last month’s forecast, and 2% in 2023.

Malaysia - Inflation Data

2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  
Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)2.1  2.1  3.8  1.0  0.7  

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Malaysia Inflation
Note: Annual variation of consumer price index (CPI) in %.
Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia and FocusEconomics calculations.

Malaysia Facts

Value Change Date
Bond Yield3.320.15 %Dec 31
Exchange Rate4.090.0 %Jan 01

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