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Malaysian industrial output up in December

But economists see slowing trend as sales value of manufacturing sector dips 1.2%, with declines registered by 42 of the 138 industries surveyed
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 05:50
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Malaysia's industrial production index (IPI) rose 2.7 per cent last December from a year ago supported by positive growth in the manufacturing and electricity indices although the mining index contracted 1.5 per cent.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA'S industrial production index (IPI) rose 2.7 per cent last December from a year ago supported by positive growth in the manufacturing and electricity indices although the mining index contracted 1.5 per cent.

On a seasonally adjusted basis, the December IPI