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Stats Dept: Malaysia’s export, import unit value indices up in March

Stats Dept: Malaysia’s export, import unit value indices up in March
KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 — Malaysia’s export and import unit value indices registered positive growth month-on-month in March 2021 of 2.2 per cent and one per cent respectively, the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DoSM) said. Chief statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin said the increase in...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 — Malaysia’s export and import unit value indices registered positive growth month-on-month in March 2021 of 2.3 per cent in March 2021, contributed by the increases in the index of manufactured goods (+31.3 per cent),” he said in a statement in conjunction with the release of the External Trade Indices for March 2021 today.Mohd Uzir said the growth in import unit value index in March 2021 was contributed by the better performance of the index of mineral fuels, machinery and transport equipment, and manufactured goods.

8 per cent in March 2021 as compared to the preceding month, contributed by the expansion in the index of chemicals, machinery and transport equipment, and manufactured goods.“The seasonally adjusted import volume index in March 2021 expanded 3.

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