COVID-19 causes most deaths in Malaysia in 2021  World

COVID-19 causes most deaths in Malaysia in 2021

COVID-19 infection was the principal cause of death in Malaysia in 2021, at 31,063 deaths from the total of 157,251 medically certified fatalities reported, according to the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM).
Malaysia’s inflation on the rise World

Malaysia’s inflation on the rise

Malaysia’s inflation rate in August increased to 4.7% year-on-year, mainly due to food and non-alcoholic beverages, according to the Malaysian Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM).
FDI flows into Malaysia top 188 billion USD in Q2 World

FDI flows into Malaysia top 188 billion USD in Q2

Malaysia recorded 836.2 billion RM (over 188.1 billion USD) in foreign direct investment (FDI) at the end of the second quarter, up 24.1 billion RM from Q1, according to the Department of Statistics Malaysia.
Malaysia’s exports reach record high in 2021 World

Malaysia’s exports reach record high in 2021

Malaysia’s foreign trade rose nearly 25% in 2021 to hit the 2 trillion RM (nearly 450 billion USD) mark for the first time after recording negative growth for two consecutive years, said the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DoSM).
Average CPI in first six months increases 2.44% year on year Business

Average CPI in first six months increases 2.44% year on year

The average Consumer Price Index (CPI) of Vietnam in the first six months of this year increased by only 2.44% compared to the same period last year. This is attributable to the proactive efforts by the government to cope with the challenges caused by the increasing inflation pressure felt all over the world.
Malaysia's total trade soars to new high in March ASEAN

Malaysia's total trade soars to new high in March

Malaysia's total trade recorded a growth rate of 27.3 percent year-on-year last month to reach a new high of 236.6 billion RM (55.69 billion USD), the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) announced on April 18.
Malaysia achieves good performance in SDGs in 2020 World

Malaysia achieves good performance in SDGs in 2020

Malaysia showed good performance in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) in 2020 despite adverse impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the third series of the SDG Indicators Report released by the Department of Statistics Malaysia.
BaRia-Vung Tau: Industrial production edges up 8.5 percent Business

BaRia-Vung Tau: Industrial production edges up 8.5 percent

Despite difficulties posed by COVID-19, the industrial production value, excluding oil and gas, of the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau was estimated to increase 8.44 percent in the first half of this year compared to the 6.47 percent growth in the same period last year.
Singapore’s retail sales continue to drop World

Singapore’s retail sales continue to drop

Retail sales in Singapore fell by 10.8 percent year-on-year in September, a steeper decline compared to the 5.4 percent drop in August, according to the country's Department of Statistics (SingStat).