Malaysia –Aug Industrial Production
11/10/2018 06:29 pm MYT
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In Aug, industrial production rose 2.2%, year-on-year – see figure 1. This was mainly due to stronger gains in the manufacturing and electricity sectors – see table 1. The decline in the mining sector was mainly attributed to natural gas output that has been falling for 7 consecutive months.

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