Malaysia Business Confidence Growth

2004 - 2022 | Quarterly | % Point | CEIC Data

Key information about Malaysia Business Confidence Growth

  • Malaysia Business Confidence grew 2.8 % in Sep 2022, compared with an increase of 8.7 % YoY in the previous quarter.
  • Malaysia Business Confidence: YoY Change is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2004 to Sep 2022, with an averaged rate of -1.7 %.
  • The data reached an all-high of 64.9 % in Dec 2009 and a record low of -58.7 % in Mar 2009.

CEIC calculates Business Confidence Change from quarterly Business Condition Index. The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research provides Business Condition Index with range from 0 to 200 with neutral point 100. Business Confidence covers Manufacturing sector only.

View Malaysia's Business Confidence Growth from Mar 2004 to Sep 2022 in the chart:

Malaysia Business Confidence Growth

What was Malaysia's Business Confidence Growth in Sep 2022?

Malaysia Business Confidence grew 2.8 % in Sep 2022, compared with an increase of 8.7 % YoY in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2.8 Sep 2022 8.7 Jun 2022 -58.7 Mar 2009 64.9 Dec 2009 % Point quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (% Point) -7.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 2017 - Sep 2022
Armenia (% Point) -3.7 Jun 2016 quarterly Sep 2006 - Jun 2016
Australia (% Point) -20.2 Nov 2022 monthly Aug 2007 - Nov 2022
Austria (% Point) -22.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Nov 2022
Belarus (% Point) -9.6 Aug 2014 monthly Dec 2006 - Aug 2014
Belgium (% Point) -22.6 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2022
Brazil (% Point) -9.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Nov 2022
Bulgaria (% Point) 3.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
Canada (% Point) -18.4 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Oct 2022
Chile (% Point) -35.5 Nov 2022 monthly Nov 2004 - Nov 2022
China (% Point) -4.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Nov 2022
Colombia (% Point) -12.6 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Oct 2022
Croatia (% Point) -2.6 Nov 2022 monthly May 2009 - Nov 2022
Cyprus (% Point) -19.8 Nov 2022 monthly May 2003 - Nov 2022
Czech Republic (% Point) -3.0 Nov 2022 monthly Mar 1994 - Nov 2022
Denmark (% Point) -19.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Nov 2022
Ecuador (%) 10.1 Oct 2022 monthly May 2008 - Oct 2022
Estonia (% Point) -35.7 Nov 2022 monthly May 2002 - Nov 2022
European Union (% Point) -15.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Nov 2022
Finland (% Point) -30.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
France (% Point) -14.4 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Nov 2022
Georgia (% Point) -3.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Sep 2022
Germany (% Point) -28.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Nov 2022
Ghana (%) -24.0 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 2013 - Oct 2022
Greece (% Point) -14.1 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Nov 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (% Point) 3.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2022
Hungary (% Point) -18.8 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Oct 2022
Iceland (% Point) -97.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2022
India (% Point) -4.9 Dec 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2022
Indonesia (% Point) 6.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2022
Israel (% Point) 5.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2016 - Nov 2022
Italy (% Point) -12.1 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Nov 2022
Japan (% Point) -3.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2022
Kazakhstan (% Point) -1.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2022
South Korea (% Point) -19.0 Dec 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Dec 2022
Latvia (% Point) -8.0 Nov 2022 monthly Apr 1994 - Nov 2022
Lithuania (% Point) -14.4 Nov 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Nov 2022
Luxembourg (% Point) -21.9 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Nov 2022
North Macedonia (% Point) -3.6 Oct 2022 monthly Apr 2002 - Oct 2022
Malaysia (% Point) 2.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022
Malta (% Point) -8.2 Nov 2022 monthly Nov 2003 - Nov 2022
Mauritius (% Point) -9.1 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2019
Mexico (% Point) -4.5 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Oct 2022
Mozambique (% Point) 8.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Netherlands (% Point) -9.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Nov 2022
New Zealand (% Point) -12.2 Oct 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Oct 2022
Nigeria (% Point) 7.2 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 2015 - Jul 2022
Norway (% Point) -25.6 Nov 2022 monthly Feb 2005 - Nov 2022
Palestinian Territory (% Point) 5.8 Oct 2022 monthly Apr 2014 - Oct 2022
Peru (% Point) -4.4 Nov 2022 monthly Apr 2003 - Nov 2022
Philippines (% Point) -6.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Sep 2022
Poland (% Point) -14.8 Oct 2022 monthly Jul 2006 - Oct 2022
Portugal (% Point) -6.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Nov 2022
Qatar (% Point) -3.6 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Mar 2020
Romania (% Point) 0.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jul 1992 - Nov 2022
Russia (% Point) -1.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Nov 2022
Serbia (% Point) -4.8 Nov 2022 monthly May 2014 - Nov 2022
Singapore (% Point) -1.6 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2022
Slovakia (% Point) -15.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
Slovenia (% Point) -11.1 Nov 2022 monthly May 1996 - Nov 2022
South Africa (% Point) -7.1 Oct 2022 monthly Sep 2000 - Oct 2022
Spain (% Point) -9.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Sri Lanka (% Point) -44.0 Oct 2022 monthly May 2016 - Oct 2022
Sweden (% Point) -34.4 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2022
Switzerland (% Point) -19.8 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2022
Taiwan (% Point) -3.2 Mar 2018 monthly May 2013 - Mar 2018
Thailand (% Point) 2.0 Nov 2022 monthly Feb 2000 - Nov 2022
Turkey (% Point) -10.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Nov 2022
Ukraine (% Point) -35.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 2013 - Sep 2022
United Kingdom (% Point) 8.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1986 - Dec 2020
United States (% Point) -21.2 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1949 - Oct 2022
Uruguay (% Point) -11.7 Sep 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Sep 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.3 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -16,140.108 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 13,103.804 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 12.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 231,838.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1978 - Sep 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 61.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MYR bn) 452.251 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MYR bn) 1,690.890 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (MYR bn) 370.744 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Central Government Operations: ytd: Expenditure (MYR mn) 299,221.516 Oct 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Oct 2022
Govt Debt: External (MYR mn) 264,292.663 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Govt Debt: Domestic (MYR mn) 808,284.982 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.855 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 2,467.7 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 26,060.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 15.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Oct 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 6,433,310.767 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 315,175.598 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 257,330.124 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 23,592.3 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 28.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Oct 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,464,866.906 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,465,564.487 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2,924.470 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2,181.816 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 3,922.560 Oct 2022 monthly Jun 1976 - Oct 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 4,925.265 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2022
Trade Balance: sa (MYR mn) 11,586.796 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2022
Imports: Taiwan (MYR mn) 4,690.016 Mar 2019 monthly Jan 1986 - Mar 2019
Imports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 35,935.332 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Imports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn) 7,824.062 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Imports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 2,572.511 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2022
Exports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 4,866.457 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2022
Exports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 50,005.515 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Exports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn) 4,873.012 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Import Volume Index (IVI): Total (2010=100) 193.900 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Oct 2022
Export Volume Index (EVI): Total (2010=100) 165.300 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Oct 2022
Import Volume Index; sa (2010=100) 189.700 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2022
Export Volume index; sa (2010=100) 153.400 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2022
Terms of Trade: Total (2010=100) 112.400 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Oct 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 4,002.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 3,152.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 4,445.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 4.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -2,363.065 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 677.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -3,039.876 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 252,255.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 70.0 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 104,664.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 26.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 12.278 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 20,335.369 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Balance of Payment (BoP): Current Account (CA) (MYR mn) 4,418.341 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Asset (MYR mn) 9,070.401 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Debit (MYR mn) 270,216.402 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Net (MYR mn) -2,057.154 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment (MYR mn) 1,987.845 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Other Investment (MYR mn) -16,549.965 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (MYR mn) 8,316.400 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Net (MYR mn) -9,610.575 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (MYR mn) 5,719.140 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Net (MYR mn) 42,973.738 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc (MYR mn) -14,855.506 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment (MYR mn) 127.240 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Asset (MYR mn) 2,597.130 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn) 19,628.441 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: Capital Account (MYR mn) -216.489 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Financial Derivatives (MYR mn) -420.626 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Reserves Assets (MYR mn) -13,204.334 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Debit (MYR mn) 43,788.036 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: CA: Primary Income (PI): Net (MYR mn) -17,170.506 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: PI: Debit (MYR mn) 39,900.197 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: PI: Credit (MYR mn) 22,729.691 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Credit (MYR mn) 295,776.955 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Credit (MYR mn) 39,218.481 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (MYR mn) 14,140.826 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn) -10,276.892 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (ML) (MYR mn) 684,218.463 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2022
External Debt: Serv: Interest: ML Term: Total (MYR mn) 16,578.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
External Debt: Serv: Repayment: ML Term: Total (MYR mn) 96,408.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Funds Inflow: Direct Investment Assets (DIA) (MYR mn) 51,256.967 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.8 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Oct 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 89.1 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 7,761.313 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Oct 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 126,444.242 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1969 - Oct 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 484,721.853 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 1969 - Sep 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.9 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1970 - Oct 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jun 1959 - Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 96,300.0 Oct 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Oct 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 2.000 Nov 2022 monthly Jun 1959 - Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.1 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Oct 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 2,064.750 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 495,659.930 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.3 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Oct 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 539,440.3 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1987 - Oct 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 7.5 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Oct 2022
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 12.400 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Credit to Households (USD bn) 271.851 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 508.180 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1964 - Jun 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 329,628.7 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 425,866.436 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Oct 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 6.52 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Oct 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 116.07 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Sep 2022
Money Supply M3 (MYR mn) 2,257,146.335 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Oct 2022
Banking System: Demand Deposits (MYR mn) 329,103.228 Oct 2018 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2018
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Global Competitiveness Index (Score) 74.602 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 2.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022

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