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Malaysia Business Confidence Index

Business Confidence in Malaysia

Indicator Data Period
Business Confidence 82.4 index points 2Q/23


Latest data on Business Confidence (index points)

Business Confidence
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (index points)

What is Business Confidence in Malaysia?

  • Business Confidence in Malaysia decreased to 82.4 index points in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum level was 126 index points and minimum was 60 index points.
  • Data published Quarterly by Institute of Economics Research.

Historical Data (index points) by years

Data
Period
Date
82.4 2Q/23 11.08.2023
95.4 1Q/23 24.05.2023
85.9 4Q/22 24.02.2023
99.8 3Q/22 03.11.2022
96.2 2Q/22 19.10.2022
101 1Q/22 19.07.2022
122 4Q/21 09.02.2022
87.5 2Q/21 28.09.2021


Historical Chart by prime ministers (index points)

Business Confidence in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mahathir Mohamad 10.05.2018 - 98.6000 98.6000 98.6000 98.6000 0.00%
Najib Razak 03.04.2009 - 10.05.2018 105.8000 101.5000 124.0000 81.2000 -4.06%
Abdullah Badawi 31.10.2003 - 03.04.2009 115.5000 78.9000 124.1000 70.6000 -31.69%
Mahathir Mohamad 16.07.1981 - 31.10.2003 88.5000 112.8000 126.0000 79.1000 27.46%

Other business indicators in Malaysia

Index Updated Actual Previous
Bankruptcies Jun/15 1668 companies 0
Corruption Index 2022 47 in. pt. 48
Ease of Doing Business 2019 12 place 15
Manufacturing PMI Sep/23 46.8 in. pt. 47.8
Manufacturing Production Jul/23 0.05 % -1.68
Competitiveness Index 2019 74.6 in. pt. 74.38
Leading Economic Index  Jul/23 -0.7 % -0.5

Business Confidence in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
China Sep/23 50.2 in. pt. 49.7
Georgia 3Q/23 15.7 in. pt. 26.4
India 3Q/23 132 in. pt. 126
Israel Sep/23 23.23 in. pt. 26.3
South Korea Sep/23 68 in. pt. 67
Maldives 2Q/23 -71 in. pt. 94
Armenia 2Q/16 51 in. pt. 0
Hong Kong 3Q/23 6 in. pt. 15
Indonesia 2Q/23 16.62 in. pt. 11.05
Japan 3Q/23 9 in. pt. 5
Kazakhstan 2Q/23 0 in. pt. 3
Malaysia 2Q/23 82.4 in. pt. 95.4
Philippines 3Q/23 35.8 in. pt. 40.8
Qatar 3Q/18 23.2 in. pt. 23.1
Singapore 2Q/23 6 in. pt. 2
Sri Lanka 2Q/23 74 in. pt. 63
Thailand Sep/23 50.4 in. pt. 48.9
Saudi Arabia 2Q/16 3 in. pt. -12
Mauritius 2Q/19 162 in. pt. 160