Malaysia : Recent Economic Developments

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

January 15, 1994

Summary:

This paper describes economic developments in Malaysia during the 1990s. Real output growth strengthened to 8½ percent in 1993 from 7¾ percent in the previous year. In contrast to 1992, however, growth in output was driven exclusively by domestic demand, with all components recording stronger growth in 1993 than in the previous year. Consumption spending grew by 7¾ percent in 1993, up from 2¾ percent in 1992. Fuelled by higher real wages and the positive wealth effect of higher equity prices, real private consumption rose by 7½ percent in 1993, compared with 2½ percent in 1992.

Series:

Country Report No. 94/4

Subject(s):

Notes:

This report on recent economic developments in Malaysia was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.

English

Publication Date:

January 15, 1994

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451828214/1934-7685

Stock No:

1MYSEA0011994

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

121

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