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Malaysia's Economic Growth To Continue Throughout 1H18

Last update: 23/02/2018
 
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- The Leading Index (LI), which monitors economic performance in advance improved 1.6 per cent in December 2017, said the Department of Statistics today.

However, the monthly change of LI registered a decrease of 1.8 per cent in the reference month.

"The main components that caused this decrease were real imports of semi Conductors (-0.8 per cent) and number of housing units approved (-0.6 per cent).

Meanwhile, the Coincident Index (CI) which measures the current economic activity, declined slightly by 0.2 per cent in December 2017 with the Industrial Production Index (-0.2 per cent) among the components that accounted to this decrease.

The annual change of CI registered a growth of 3.2 per cent in the reference month.....

 
 
 

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