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The main objective of the IPI is to measure the rate of change in the production of industrial commodities in real terms over time. Information from this short term indicators can be used to assist users in policy formulation and decision making. Malaysia's main headline focuses on performance in the Manufacturing, Mining and Electricity Sector.
The Mining sector covers the production of crude oil and natural gas which together accounted for 83.1% of the value of gross output and 89.6% of the census value added of the Mining sector in 2015.
The Manufacturing sector covers the production of 245 industries of a total of 259 industries. These 245 selected industries covered 70 groups of industry. The selection of the industries and groups is based on their contributions to the Census value added of the Manufacturing sector in 2015. These selected industries accounted for 99.97% of the Census value added and 99.98% of the Value of gross output of the Manufacturing sector in 2015. They were in turn represented by the production of 879 products which accounted for 91.70% in terms of the total sales value of the Manufacturing sector. The main characteristic for selection of products for these industries are based on of their contributions to the total sales value of that particular industry.
The electricity sector covers the generation of electricity by licensed plants to generate as well as to sell electricity. These plants accounted for 98.1% of the total electricity generated in 2015.
The concepts and definitions used in this publication are defined in the Malaysia Standard Industrial Classification (MSIC) 2008 which adhere to that of the International Standard Industrial Classification Of All Economic Activities (ISIC), Rev. 4.
Data is revised when new data becomes available.