International Reserves in Malaysia
Malaysia - International ReservesEconomic momentum is expected to have ebbed in the third quarter as ongoing weakness in the external sector likely spread to the domestic economy. Merchandise exports contracted in Q3 on declining electronic shipments—the backbone of the external sector—amid the longstanding U.S.-China trade war and limp global tech demand. Meanwhile, falling imports, a slowdown in private credit growth and slowing wage gains in Q3 signal lackluster fixed investment and private consumption; that said, a tight labor market and lower inflation should have cushioned consumer spending. Turning to the fourth quarter, improving new orders and production suggest the downturn in the manufacturing sector may have bottomed out, although falling export orders remains a cause for concern.
Malaysia - International Reserves Data
|International Reserves (USD)||135||116||95.3||94.5||102|
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Malaysia International Reserves Chart
Source: Malaysia Central Bank and FocusEconomics calculations.
|Bond Yield||3.30||0.15 %||Sep 04|
|Exchange Rate||4.21||0.0 %||Sep 04|
|Stock Market||1,600||-0.29 %||Sep 04|
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November 21, 2019
Consumer prices increased 0.2% over the prior month in October, following the flat reading in September.
November 15, 2019
The economy weakened in the third quarter, dragged down by falling fixed investment and exports.
November 12, 2019
Industrial output rose 1.7% in annual terms in September, matching August’s revised increase (previously reported: +1.9% year-on-year), and missing market expectations of 1.9% growth.
November 5, 2019
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) kept the overnight policy rate unchanged at 3.00% at its 5 November meeting.
November 4, 2019
Exports slumped 7.3% year-on-year in September, even more sharply than August’s 2.9% decrease and missing market analysts’ expectations of a smaller contraction.