ECONOMIC DATA

ANNUAL GROWTH,
% (unless stated)
2017 2018 2019
Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 5.7 4.7 4.3 1
Unemployment rate (as % of labour force) 3.4 3.3 3.3 1
BOP Current Account Balance (% to GNI) 2.9 2.2 3.4 1
Merchandise Exports 18.8 7.3 - 1.7 1
Merchandise Imports 19.7 5.2 - 3.5 1
Consumer Price Index 3.7 1.0 0.7 1
International Reserves of BNM, RM billion 414.7 419.5 426.6 2
Note : 1Jan-Dec 2019 2As at 31 January 2020  
Source : Department of Statistics Malaysia and BNM