Malaysia Economy in a Snapshot Q1 2022 Report

What does this quarterly economic report offer? 


Malaysia Economy in a Snapshot is a quarterly publicatiŠ¾n produced by the CEIC Macroeconomic Research Team. The report is designed to provide a comprehensive, albeit concise overview of the current economic and financial developments. The Malaysia Economy in a Snapshot report is produced using data from CEIC's Global Database. 


In Q4 2021, real GDP increased by a seasonally adjusted 6.6% q/q and an unadjusted 3.6% y/y, continuing the volatile pattern of activity that produced a contraction of 4.5% in Q3 and growth of 16.1% y/y in Q2, all due to the pandemic and the timing of restrictions. This led to annual average growth of 3.1% in 2021 following the unprecedented 5.6% contraction in 2020.



This report provides detailed sets of analysis, with a focus on the following macroeconomic groupings:

  • Malaysia's economic outlook
  • Real Sector
  • Monetary and Financial Sector
  • Fiscal Sector
  • External Sector