Volume Index (sa)

Data as of 31 Mar 2023, 23:59

Index with base 2010 = 100

How is this data produced?

The data covers all establishments engaged in Wholesale & Retail Trade activities in Malaysia, including the trade of Motor Vehicles. The data reported is based on the Profit and Loss Account / Financial Statement and other supporting documents for the reference year. In cases where the account is not finalized or not available, the data is based on the best estimates.

What caveats I should bear in mind when using this data?

This data is produced by DOSM as part of Malaysia's official statistics. It should be interpreted carefully if used in further analysis.

Publication(s) using this data

Wholesale & Retail Trade, March 2023, the latest edition of the monthly wholesale and retail trade statistics published by DOSM. OpenDOSM also features a dashboard on wholesale and retail trade.


Dataset description

This publication highlights the Performance of Wholesale & Retail Trade encompassing the Motor Vehicles, Wholesale Trade and Retail Trade sub-sectors.

Last updated

10 May 2023, 12:00

Next update

12 Jun 2023, 12:00

Data source(s)
  • DOSM

This data is made open under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). A human-readable copy of the license is available Here.



Connect directly to the data with Python.

# If not already installed, do: pip install pandas fastparquet import pandas as pd URL_DATA = '' df = pd.read_parquet(URL_DATA) if 'date' in df.columns: df['date'] = pd.to_datetime(df['date']) print(df)

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