ECONOMIC DATA

ANNUAL GROWTH,
% (unless stated)
2017 2018 2019
Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 5.9 4.7 4.5 1
Unemployment rate (as % of labour force) 3.4 3.3 3.3 1
BOP Current Account Balance (% to GNI) 3.1 2.4 4.7 1
Merchandise Exports 18.8 6.8 0.3 2
Merchandise Imports 19.7 4.9 -0.3 2
Consumer Price Index 3.7 1.0 -0.1 2
International Reserves of BNM, RM billion 414.7 419.5 425.4 3
Note : 1Q1 2019  2Jan-May 2019  3As at 28 June 2019  
Source : Department of Statistics Malaysia and BNM