|FDI up 97.2% in Manufacturing & Services sector [20-08-2019]|
|“Despite the challenging global economic landscape and more intense competition, Malaysia continued to sustain its investment growth momentum in the first half of 2019 (1H2019),” said YB Datuk Darell Leiking, Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI).
Malaysia recorded a total of RM92.0 billio>>>>>[Read More]|
|The Malaysian economy grew by 4.9% in the second quarter of 2019 [19-08-2019]|
|The economy recorded a stronger growth of 4.9% in the second quarter (1Q 2019: 4.5%), supported by higher household spending and private investment. On the supply side, the mining sector rebounded, driven mainly by the recovery in natural gas output. Growth in the manufacturing sector improved marginally, supported by bet>>>>>[Read More]|
|Malaysia's economy seen to grow 4.5pc to RM1.51 trillion [13-08-2019]|
|Economists and analysts recently forecast Malaysia's economy to grow at 4.5 per cent this year to RM1.51 trillion from 2018's current price of RM1.45 trillion.
"Since January until now, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KL Composite Index has fluctuated and been on a downtrend recently due to the uncertainty from prolonged >>>>>[Read More]|
|Economy grows 5.5% in 2018 with GDP at RM1.4 trillion [26-07-2019]|
|Malaysia’s economy grew 5.5% in 2018 with a gross domestic product (GDP) value of RM1.4 trillion at current prices, said the Statistics Department.
Bank Negara Malaysia had previously stated that the country's GDP grew at 4.7% in 2018 at constant prices. This compares with the central bank's projected GDP gr>>>>>[Read More]|
|Malaysia on track to fully restore fiscal health by 2021 [24-07-2019]|
|Malaysia is on track to fully restore its fiscal health by 2021 as open competitive tenders and zero-based budgeting have had a positive impact on the government’s finances, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says.
He said these measures allowed for development expe>>>>>[Read More]|
|New vehicle sales rev up 2.3pc [22-07-2019]|
|Malaysia’s new vehicles sales rose 2.3 per cent to 296,334 units in the first six months but the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) maintains its full-year forecast at 600,000 units, a marginal 0.21 per cent growth.
MAA president Datuk Aishah Ahmad expects new model launches with better features and desi>>>>>[Read More]|
|GDP in 2Q19 not likely to beat 4.5% growth [18-07-2019]|
|MALAYSIA’S economic growth for the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19) is not likely to beat the 4.5% expansion registered in 1Q19, as cautious public and private spending and weaker external demand might offset strong manufacturing output and exports.
|Overhang value exceeded 600% over five years [01-07-2019]|
|OF late, there have been calls from different quarters appealing to the government to reduce the pricing threshold of properties that foreigners are allowed to buy.
The call is a result of a growing number of completed but unsold units in the country.
Over a five-year period between 2014 and the end of 2018,>>>>>[Read More]|
|Malaysia posts net FDI inflows of RM32.6b in 2018 [27-06-2019]|
|Malaysia’s foreign direct investment (FDI) recorded net inflows of RM32.6 billion in 2018 against RM40.4 billion a year before. The FDI inflows were in a continuous downward trend since 2017 due to lower investments in the mining and quarrying sector, according to the Department of Statistics Malaysia (Do>>>>>[Read More]|
|Inflation to stay benign in May [26-06-2019]|
|The inflation rate to remain weak at 0.3% in May, only a tad higher than the 0.2% of April. The uptick is mainly on the back of low-base effects from 2018, along with some stimulus during the fasting month (which started on 6 May) in the lead-up to Hari Raya Aidilfitri. That said, such pressure should ease towards the sec>>>>>[Read More]|