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Trade

Growth in this quarter must be high

The second quarter represented a severe economic downturn for many countries, but this quarter, growth will return, though it may take time...

Regional comprehensive economic partnership – can this trade deal be a game-changer for ASEAN?

BY EVELYN S. DEVADASON There are many controversies surrounding the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), an ASEAN-driven initiative launched in 2012 and scheduled to be...

Malaysia’s massive fiscal injections miss the mark

By Evelyn S Devadason, Malaysia’s spending to fight Covid-19 through four economic stimulus packages now totals USD73 billion (RM295 billion). On 27 February, the first...

Covid-19: Emerging threats for Malaysia’s trade

By Evelyn S. Devadason Monitoring the potential threats of the Covid-19 pandemic to international trade is important for a highly trade dependent country like Malaysia....