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Inflation in Malaysia

Malaysia Inflation

Inflation falls to over one-year low in June

Inflation came in at 2.4% in June, which was down from May’s 2.8%. June’s reading represented the lowest inflation rate since April 2022. The moderation was broad-based, with lower price pressures recorded for food and non-alcoholic beverages, housing and utilities, and transportation. Moreover, prices for recreation services and culture grew at a more subdued pace.

Accordingly, the trend pointed down slightly, with annual average inflation coming in at 3.7% in June (May: 3.8%).

Lastly, consumer prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.15% in June over the previous month, mirroring May’s reading.

Malaysia Inflation Chart

This chart displays Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %) for Malaysia from 2013 to 2022.

Malaysia Inflation Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Inflation (CPI, ann. var. %, aop) 1.0 0.7 -1.1 2.5 3.4
Inflation (CPI, ann. var. %, eop) 0.2 1.0 -1.4 3.2 3.8
Inflation (PPI, ann. var. %, aop) -1.1 -1.4 -2.7 9.5 7.7

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