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ECONOMIC DATA

ANNUAL GROWTH,
% (unless stated)
2017 2018 2019
Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 5.9 4.7 4.7 1
Unemployment rate (as % of labour force) 3.4 3.3 3.3 1
BOP Current Account Balance (% to GNI) 3.1 2.4 4.3 1
Merchandise Exports 18.8 6.8 - 0.4 2
Merchandise Imports 19.7 4.9 - 4.0 2
Consumer Price Index 3.7 1.0 0.3 2
International Reserves of BNM, RM billion 414.7 419.5 431.3 3
Note : 1H1 2019  2Jan-August 2019  3As at 30 September 2019  
Source : Department of Statistics Malaysia and BNM