Nominal GDP for Malaysia was RM1,545bn in 2021, down from RM1,417bn in 2020. The Malaysia population was estimated at 33.6m in 2021 according to the IMF, while China is Malaysia’s biggest trading partner.
Variables Surveyed for Malaysia
Variables covered in our monthly analysis of Malaysia include:
Consensus Forecasts for Malaysia
Individual panellist forecasts are shown for each of the variables surveyed, along with the consensus (mean) forecast. The rows of forecasts are ranked by the GDP growth estimate for the current year, highest to lowest. In the hard copy and pdf version of the publication, we also show selected “comparison forecasters” including the Asian Development Bank and IMF. The table below shows a small example set of forecasts for GDP growth and Consumer Prices (CPI), taken from our survey of September 2022.
Source: Asia Pacific Conensus Forecasts, September 2022