Malaysia – 1Q 2018 GDP
17/05/2018 04:32 pm MYT
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In 1Q 2018, Malaysia’s real GDP grew 5.4%, year-on-year – see figure 1.

 

On the production side, all sectors recorded positive growth. The agriculture, mining & quarrying, manufacturing, construction and services sectors rose by 2.8%, 0.1%, 5.3%, 4.9%, and 6.5% respectively.

 

On the expenditure side, government and private consumption respectively increased by 0.4% and 6.9%, year-on-year. Public investment fell by 1.0% whereas private investment rose by 0.5%. For the external sector, exports grew 3.7% while imports declined 2.0%. Details next week.

 

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