Malaysia Policy Rate

2004 - 2020 | Monthly | % pa | Bank Negara Malaysia

Malaysia cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Malaysia: Overnight Policy Rate) was set at 1.75 % pa in Dec 2020, compared with 1.75 % pa in the previous Nov 2020. Malaysia Policy Rate averaged 3.00 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Apr 2004 to Dec 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 3.50 % pa in Oct 2008 and a record low of 1.75 % pa in Dec 2020. The Overnight Policy Rate is annouced in the Monetary Policy Statement, which is issued on the same day as the corresponding Monetary Policy Committee meeting.

In the latest reports, Malaysia Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: KLIBOR: 3 Months was reported at 1.94 % pa in Dec 2020. Its Long Term Interest Rate (Government Securities Yield: 10 Years) was reported at 2.62 % pa in Oct 2020. Malaysia Exchange Rate against USD averaged 4.15 (MYR/USD) in Oct 2020.

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Malaysia Policy Rate

What was Malaysia's Policy Rate in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1.75 Dec 2020 1.75 Nov 2020 1.75 Dec 2020 3.50 Oct 2008 % pa monthly Apr 2004 - Dec 2020

Policy Rate by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (% pa) 0.50 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020
Algeria (% pa) 3.00 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1963 - Dec 2020
Argentina (%) 30.79 Oct 2020 monthly Aug 1985 - Oct 2020
Armenia (% pa) 5.25 Dec 2020 monthly May 2001 - Dec 2020
Australia (% pa) 0.10 Nov 2020 monthly Aug 1990 - Nov 2020
Austria (% pa) 0.00 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (% pa) 6.50 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2020
Bahrain (% pa) 1.00 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (% pa) 4.75 Nov 2020 monthly Sep 2009 - Nov 2020
Belarus (% pa) 7.75 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1991 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.6 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -13,265.471 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 7,311.206 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 8.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 210,248.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1978 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 61.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MYR bn) 470.258 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MYR bn) 1,298.128 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (MYR bn) 404.429 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Central Government Operations: ytd: Revenue (MYR mn) 193,250.000 Nov 2020 monthly Mar 2000 - Nov 2020
Central Government Operations: ytd: Expenditure (MYR mn) 255,294.000 Nov 2020 monthly Mar 2000 - Nov 2020
Central Government Operations: ytd: Overall Balance (MYR mn) -62,042.000 Nov 2020 monthly Mar 2000 - Nov 2020
Central Govt Current Expenditure: Total (MYR mn) 56,325.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2020
Govt Debt: Domestic (MYR mn) 658,963.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Govt Debt: External (MYR mn) 215,313.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

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