Malaysia lowers 2018 growth forecast to 5 percent World

Malaysia lowers 2018 growth forecast to 5 percent

The Malaysian Central Bank on August 17 revised down the country’s growth forecast this year to 5 percent, after its gross domestic product (GDP) in the second quarter came in sharply below its expectation.
Malaysia’s FDI flows drop to 10.09 billion USD in 2017 World

Malaysia’s FDI flows drop to 10.09 billion USD in 2017

The flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Malaysia fell 12.77 percent year-on-year to 41 billion ringgit (10.09 billion USD) in 2017, after reaching a new high of 47 billion ringgit in the previous year, the Department of Statistics Malaysia reported.
Malaysia sets up committee for 1MDB probe World

Malaysia sets up committee for 1MDB probe

Malaysia has set up a special committee to probe matters relating to the state fund 1Malayia Development Berhad (1MDB), announced the country’s Council of Eminent Persons on May 17.
Malaysia’s investments slightly fall ASEAN

Malaysia’s investments slightly fall

Malaysia recorded investments totalling 150.8 billion RM in in the first nine months of 2016, a slight drop from 156.6 billion RM in the same period last year
Foreign investors withdraw capital from Malaysia ASEAN

Foreign investors withdraw capital from Malaysia

The Government of Malaysia’s bonds owned by foreign investors, which shrank last September, may have another drop when withdrawals continue, Malaysia’s The Star newspaper reported on October 14.
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Malaysia: GDP up 5.4 percent in Q1

Malaysia’s economy grew 5.6 percent in the first quarter of this year, driven by stronger domestic demand and rising investment in the private sector, according to statistics from the Central Bank of Malaysia (BNM).