Malaysia December industrial output seen rising 4.4% y/y

Malaysia December industrial output seen rising 4.4% y/y
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 8): Malaysia's industrial production in December is expected to have expanded 4.4% from a year earlier, slower than the previous month's pace, a Reuters poll showed.

In the poll of 10 economists, forecasts for December's rise ranged between 1.8% and 6.0%.

Factory output in November rose 6.2% from a year earlier, on strong performances in the manufacturing, electricity and mining sectors.

Malaysia's December exports increased 10.7% on an annual basis.