Malaysia – Aug Sales Value
11/10/2018 09:30 pm MYT
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In Aug, the manufacturing sales value rose 0.5%, month-on-month, and 8.1%, year-on-year, to RM70.4 bln. The year-on-year growth was mainly due to a strong double-digit increase in the sales value of computers & computer peripherals – see table 1. The sales value of the domestic-oriented industries rose by 6.5% on a year-on-year basis, while the export-oriented industries grew by 8.7% – see figure 1.


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