Malaysia's Manufacturing Sales Continue To Rise
Malaysia's manufacturing sales continued to increase in December, the Department of Statistics said Monday. The sales value of the manufacturing sector rose 5.4 percent, after posting 4.7 percent growth in November. Compared with the preceding month, the sales value advanced 4 percent in December. Further, data showed that total employees engaged in the manufacturing sector in December totaled 1.03 million, an increase of 0.3 percent from November. Likewise, sales and wages grew 11.1 percent month-on-month in December. At the same time, productivity increased 3.6 percent from November and by 4.1 percent from December 2012.
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