Asia > South-Eastern Asia > Malaysia > Malaysia will on Friday release February figures for imports

Malaysia: Malaysia will on Friday release February figures for imports

2014/04/07

Malaysia will on Friday release February figures for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity.

Imports were worth 57.6 billion ringgit in January, while exports were at 63.9 billion ringgit for a trade surplus of 6.3 billion ringgit.

The Philippines will see March numbers for consumer prices and February figures for producer prices.

CPI is expected to rise 0.2 % on month and 4.2 % on year next a flat monthly reading and an increase of 4.0 % on year in February. PPI was up 0.6 % on month and 0.1 % on year in January.

Finally, the stock market in Taiwan will be closed on Friday for Children's Day, and will re-open on Monday.

Related Articles
  • China seeks to strengthen ties with Malaysia as work starts on key belt and road rail link

    2017/08/12 Senior official visits country ahead of ceremony to mark start of work on strategically vital piece of transport infrastructure. A Chinese national councillor has arrived in Malaysia to visit the site of a controversial railway project located in a strategic position for Southeast Asian trade routes.
  • Beijing looks to Malaysia for fast track to support in region

    2017/08/12 Beijing is using a multibillion-dollar railway project in Malaysia to win support from a key Southeast Asian country at a time at the same time as ties are strained with other nations in the region. The US$13 billion East Coast Rail Line was launched on Wednesday by Chinese National Councillor Wang Yong and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.
  • International cooperation pushes Malaysia towards higher education goals

    2017/07/15 Malaysia is strengthening its position as a destination for international students, having recently inked bilateral deals related to tertiary-level education with partners in Turkey and Senegal. The majority recent of these moves took place in May, at the same time as Malaysia’s Al Bukhary International University and Turkey’s Ibn Haldun University signed an agreement to work on a collaborative education programme.
  • The next chapter for the Trans-Pacific Partnership

    2017/06/27 The next of trade and cross border commerce in Asia and the Pacific and the US role in Asia’s economy were put in doubt by Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) economic agreement. The TPP was the economic arm of President Obama’s pivot to Asia. It was as well supposed to set the rules and standards of trade in Asia and for the world. It is no amaze again, that some of the remaining 11 members of the TPP are trying to save the agreement even without US participation. A lot of political capital was expended in negotiating the TPP and nations are looking for ways to maintain the momentum of economic integration.
  • India-Malaysia Partnership In The Pink

    2017/05/29 India views its ties with Malaysia as a core element of its Act East Policy, while the Malaysian leadership has taken note of India’s geopolitical importance and the a lot of attractions of its market Both nations share a strong commitment to multiculturalism, democracy and inclusive development. It’s the 60th anniversary this year of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Malaysia and India, and an apt time to take stock of ties that have been mostly in a steady national of bloom.