Malaysia Industrial production February 2019

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Malaysia: Growth in industrial output eases in February

April 11, 2019

Industrial production grew 1.7% year-on-year in February, down from January’s 3.2% growth and marking an eight-month low. The print reflected a sharper contraction in the mining sector, and slower growth in the manufacturing and electricity sectors.

In month-on-month terms, industrial output contracted 2.0% in February, contrasting January’s 1.2% growth. Annual average growth in industrial production was unchanged at 2.8%.

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FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect industrial production to rise 3.5% in 2019 and 3.8% in 2020.


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Malaysia Industry February 2019

Note: Annual changes of industrial production index and annual average growth rate in %.
Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia (DSM).


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