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No. ISSN: 2180-0448

MALAYSIA

Manufacturing Sector Performance, Q1 2013 Industrial Production Index (IPI), 119.7

“DRIVING Transformation, POWERING Growth”

Employment

1,039,596 persons 1.1% y-o-y growth

0.1% y-o-y growth

Sales

Exports

RM147.7 billion

RM110.7 billion

-3.8% y-o-y growth

-3.7% y-o-y growth

IPI and Employment (Mar 2012 - Mar 2013) IPI

Index (2005=100)

130 125

125.3

124.2

115

125.2

110

122.0

112.2

1,035 1,030 1,028.0 1,025

105 100 Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar 2012 Source : Department of Statistics, Malaysia MITI Weekly Bulletin | www.miti.gov.my

1,039.6

124.8

123.4

119.2

119.2

1,039.7

1,040

127.0 124.7 124.4

120

Employment

131.2

Person ('000)

135

2013

1,027.3

1,028.0

1,032.1

1,028.9 1,028.5

1,024.6 1,022.6 1,022.5

1,020

1,022.6 1,021.4

Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar 2012

2013


Sales and Exports (Mar 2012 - Mar 2013) Sales 55.3

RM billion

54 52

42

52.8 52.4

50

51.9

52.7

53.2

52.3

50.3 50.6

51.1

50.9

48 46

46.3

44 Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar 2012

38

41.6

41.9

Exports 40.9

40.4

40

52.6 RM billion

56

40.0

40.4 39.4

39.7 38.7

38.0

36

37.5

37.1

34 33.2

32 30

Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar

2013

2012

2013

Contribution of Manufacturing Sector to Malaysia’s Export, Q1 2013 Agriculture 9.9%

Others 0.8%

Mining 24.0%

Export Q1 2013: RM169.5 billion

Manufactured 65.3%

65.3% to Total Export

Manufactures of Plastics Textiles & Clothings 2.0% 2.2% Others Wood Products 11.4% 3.1% Processed Food 3.0% Optical & Scientific Equipment 4.5% Manufactures of Metal 5.1% Rubber Products 4.4% Machinery, appliances & parts 5.5%

Source : Department of Statistics, Malaysia MITI Weekly bulletin www.miti.gov.my

Chemicals & Chemical Products 10.5%

E & E products 48.3%


Value and Number of Preferential Certificates of Origin (PCO) 180

Value of Preferential Certificates of Origin

Number of Certificates

RM million

160

AIFTA

AJCEP

ATIGA

ACFTA

AKFTA

140

17 Mar

1,848

820

299

6,858

1,495

723

120

24 Mar

1,261

771

283

5,548

1,397

798

80

31 Mar

1,594

684

271

6,228

1,406

868

60

7 Apr

,299

625

331

5,776

1,295

745

14 Apr

1,397

114

251

5,842

1,406

906

21 Apr

1,060

751

213

6,430

1,276

754

28 Apr

1,328

777

212

5,958

1,240

835

5 May

1,477

663

262

5,328

1,350

686

100

40 20 0

17 Mar AANZFTA 94 AIFTA 145 AJCEP

24 Mar 65

31 Mar 65

7 Apr 78

14 Apr 73

21 Apr 57

28 Apr 56

5 May 156

109

116

134

10

132

130

140

103

85

108

72

88

55

88

64

Value of Preferential Certificates of Origin

AANZFTA: ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (Entry into force since 1 January 2010)

12,000 10,000

AIFTA: ASEAN-India Free Trade Agreement (Entry into force since 1 January 2010) AJCEP: ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership (Entry into force since 1 February 2009)

8,000

RM miliion

AANZFTA

6,000 4,000

0

17 Mar 634

24 Mar 1,532

31 Mar 565

7 Apr 508

14 Apr 9,944

21 Apr 632

28 Apr 596

5 May 512

ACFTA

673

427

356

455

510

482

372

359

AKFTA

1,359

316

137

432

137

309

337

115

ATIGA

Number of Certificates

RM million

Value of Preferential Certificates of Origin 50.0 45.0 40.0 35.0 30.0 25.0 20.0 15.0 10.0 5.0 0.0 10 17 24 31 14 21 3 Mar 7 Apr Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr MICECA 8.84 2.30 1.68 1.90 2.61 1.54 2.31 1.74 MNZFTA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

AKFTA: ASEAN-Korea Free Trade Agreement ( Entry into force since 1 July 2006)

MCFTA

15.19 4.54

13

5.90

5.09

6.59

5.93

4.98

28 5 May Apr 3.90 2.00 0.00

MICECA

MNZFTA

MCFTA

MAFTA

24 Mar

23

0

71

328

18 Mar

24

0

45

497

31 Mar

33

0

33

538

7 Apr

27

0

35

433

14 Apr

44

0

38

512

21 Apr

23

0

99

433

28 Apr

16

0

91

277

5 May

29

0

49

467

MICECA: Malaysia-India Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (Entry into force since 1 July 2011) MNZFTA: Malaysia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (Entry into force since 1 August 2010) MCFTA: Malaysia-Chile Free Trade Agreement (Entry into force since 25 February 2012) MAFTA: Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement (Entry into force since 1 January 2013)

0.00

4.35

7.12 MAFTA 19.88 22.53 15.14 23.51 25.12 17.32 21.28 46.94 15.90 18.27

Number of Certificates MJEPA

Value of Preferential Certificates of Origin

MPCEPA

GSP

1,000 900

1,344

189

5,582

800

24 Mar

1,125

148

6,151

700

31 Mar

1,183

168

5,189

7 Apr

1,233

146

4,935

14 Apr

1,142

144

5,473

21 Apr

1,067

119

5,985

28 Apr

1,170

132

6,334

5 May

1,133

120

4,578

RM million

17 Mar

600 500 400 300 200 100 0 MJEPA

17 Mar 189

24 Mar 112

31 Mar 123

7 Apr 163

14 Apr 122

21 Apr 95

28 Apr 109

MPCEPA

110

46

67

73

57

10

30

41

GSP

457

447

453

563

504

531

443

358

Notes: The preference giving countries under the GSP scheme are members of the European Union, Norway, Switzerland, Belarus, the Russian Federation and Turkey. MPCEPA: Malaysia-Pakistan Closer Economic Partnership MJEPA: Malaysia-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (Entry into force since 1 January 2008) Agreement (Entry into force since 13 July 2006) Source: Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia MITI Weekly Bulletin | www.miti.gov.my

5 May 722

“DRIVING Transformation, POWERING Growth”

ATIGA: ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (Entry into force since 1 May 2010) ACFTA: ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (Entry into force since 1 July 2003)

2,000


Gold Price, 22 February - 10 May 2013 54

US$/Gramme

52 50 48 46 44

22 Feb

1 Mar

8 Mar 15 Mar 22 Mar 29 Mar 15 Apr 12 Apr 19 Apr 26 Apr 3 May 10 May

Source : http://www.gold.org/investments/statistics/gold_price_chart/

Malaysian Ringgit Against Selected Currencies, January 2012 - April 2013 4.4

Malaysian Ringgit per Unit of USD, Euro and 100 unit of Indonesian Rupiah 4.2 4.02

4.02

4.03

4.01

3.99

3.96

4.01

3.96

3.97 3.90

3.8

Euro

4.03

4.04

3.97

3.93

3.86

3.6 3.4

3.42

3.35

3.0

3.18

3.11 3.02

3.04

3.06

3.28

3.36

3.34

3.2

VS

3.35

3.34

3.32

3.10

3.17

3.12

3.22

3.08

3.18

3.06

Indonesian Rupiah

3.18

3.06

3.17

3.06

3.20

3.14

3.04

3.10

Feb Mar Apr May Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov Dec

2012

Jan

3.11

3.05

US Dollar

2.8 Jan

3.20

3.13

Feb Mar Apr 2013

Source : Bank Negara Malaysia

Weekly Commodity Prices Commodity

10 May 2013 (US$) % Change*

2012i

2011i

2010i

96.2

2.5

77.7-109.5

80.3-112.7

68.0-91.4

Crude Palm Oil (per MT)

834.4

1.0

1,000.4

1,124.0

896.6

Raw Sugar (per MT)

388.5

1.9

473.8

647.0

594.6

Rubber SMR 20 (per MT)

2,639.0

6.8

952.5

1,348.3

1,058.1

Cocoa SMC 2

1,922.8

0.4

2,128.9

2,644.8

2,633.4

410.0 (High) 400.0 (Low)

Unchanged

444.7

491.0

393.1

Crude Petroleum (per bbl)

(per MT)

Scrap Iron HMS (per MT)

Notes: All figures have been rounded to the nearest decimal point * Refer to % change from the previous week’s price i Average price in the year except otherwise indicated Source : Ministry of International Trade and Industry Malaysia, Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malaysian Rubber Board, Malaysian Cocoa Board, Malaysian Iron and Steel Industry Federation, Bloomberg and Czarnikow Group

MITI Weekly Bulletin | www.miti.gov.my

19 April 2013 domestic prices for : 1.Billets (per MT : RM1,800 – RM1,850 2.Steel bars (per MT) : RM2,150 - RM2,300

“DRIVING Transformation, POWERING Growth”

4.0

4.13


Commodity Price Trends, 22 February - 10 May 2013 98

3,500 Crude Petroleum

96

3,000 SMR 20

2,500

92 Cocoa SMC 2

2,000

US$/MT

US$/bbl

94

90 1,500 88 86

Crude Palm Oil

84

Scrap Iron

82 Crude Petroleum/bbl Crude Palm Oil/MT

1,000

500

Raw Sugar Iron Ore 22 Feb

1 Mar

8 Mar

15 Mar

22 Mar

29 Mar

5 Apr

12 Apr

19 Apr

26 Apr

3 May

10 May

93.1

91.8

91.4

93.3

92.6

96.9

93.6

93.3

88.1

93.4

93.9

96.2

859.0

860.0

854.0

855.5

838.5

842.5

840

838.0

837.5

834.0

842.5

834.4

SMR 20/MT

2,950.0

2,919.5

2,903.0

2,741.0

2,810.5

2,640.4

2,601.0

2,599.5

2,371.0

2,459.5

2,470.0

2,639.0

Cocoa SMC 2/MT

1,724.0

1,740.2

1,691.6

1,785.1

1,793.4

1,748.4

1,796.8

1,800.6

1,922.9

1,914.7

1,930.7

1,922.8

Iron Ore/MT

180.0

180.0

180.0

180.0

180.0

180.0

180.0

180.0

185.0

185.0

185.0

185.0

Scrap Iron/MT

440.0

440.0

440.0

440.0

440.0

420.0

420.0

420.0

410.0

410.0

410.0

410.0

Raw Sugar/MT

400.3

396.8

403.5

417.5

410.0

395.3

390.8

395.5

396.0

381.8

381.3

388.5

0

Highest & Lowest Prices, 2012/2013

Highest (US$ per bbl) 31 Jan 2013: 98.0 24 Feb 2012: 109.5

Crude Palm Oil (10 May 2013) US$834.4 per MT

Lowest (US$ per bbl) 19 April 2013: 88.1 29 June 2012: 77.7

Name Designation Job Description Contact Details Email

Highest (US$ per MT) 1 March: 860.0 13 Apr 2012: 1,188.3

Lowest (US$ per MT) 4 Jan 2013: 800.0 14 Dec 2012: 773.5

: Rahmat Lembek : Administrative Assistant : • Processing Certificates of Origin • Attending to public enquiries : 03 - 6205 2544 : rahmat.lembek@miti.gov.my

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