April manufacturing sales hit highest growth

Department of Statistics chief statistician Mohd Uzir Mahidin says the increase was driven by transport equipment and other manufactures products (332.4%), electrical and electronics products (80.2%), and petroleum, chemical, rubber and plastic products (49.1%). – EPA file pic, June 11, 2021.

MALAYSIA’S manufacturing sales posted the highest ever growth of 72.5% year-on-year (YoY) to RM130.6 billion in April 2021, the Department of Statistics Malaysia said.

On a monthly basis, the sales value increased by 2.9%, chief statistician Mohd Uzir Mahidin said.

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