Nine-month GDP growth lowest in 10 years: GSO Business

Nine-month GDP growth lowest in 10 years: GSO

The gross domestic product (GDP) in the first nine months of 2020 and the third quarter respectively grew 2.12 percent and 2.62 percent from a year earlier, the slowest pace in 10 years. However, this is still a success amid numerous difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Malaysia's economic stimulus to double deficit ASEAN

Malaysia's economic stimulus to double deficit

Malaysia’s fiscal deficit will nearly double to around 6 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) this year because of the government’s recent efforts to revive the economy, according to Finance Minister Zafrul Abdul Aziz.
Budget overspending looks likely Business

Budget overspending looks likely

The Ministry of Finance forecast a budget overspending at 5-5.1 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) this year, about 1.5-1.6 percentage points higher than the Government’s plan due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.