Malaysia: Business confidence survey

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 Malaysia

Business confidence survey

 Latest value 3.2
 Reference Q4 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability Q1 2014 - Q4 2023
 Average 1.28
 Min - Max -25.2 - 14
 Source Department of Statistics Malaysia
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from Q1 2014 to Q4 2023. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 1.28 points with a minimum of -25.2 points in Q2 2020 and a maximum of 14 points in Q4 2017. Click on the following link to see the values of Business confidence survey around the world.
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Malaysia - Business confidence survey - historical chart - 2014-2023
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Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia


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Definition: The business survey indicator provides information on the amount of optimism or pessimism that business managers feel about the prospects of their companies, based upon opinion surveys on developments in production, orders and stocks of finished goods and the general economic situation of the company. It can be used to monitor output growth and to anticipate turning points in economic activity.

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