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China Remains ASEANS Largest Trading Partner Hitting US481 Billion In Two-Way Trade

The pandemic has shown frailty in nations that we never thought could be vulnerable, with being a developed status and having the best scientist...

Overcoming Challenges To Host APEC 2020 Meet

Taking on adversity and making the most of it has been the trait for the whole of 2020, under the new-norm concept every business...

Malaysia Records An Increased Investment Of RM65.3 Billion In Manufacturing Sector

Here's a headline that doesn't get to be seen very often in 2020, while the COvid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc in the global economy...

World Bank Notes Budget 2021 Strikes A Balance

Budget 2021 recognises the need for continuous support to lives and livelihoods during a period when Malaysians, especially those in the bottom 40 per cent of...

Budget 2021: Government aims to reduce country’s fiscal deficit to under 4% of GDP

Putrajaya is looking to reduce the country’s fiscal deficit to under 4 percent of GDP in the next three to four years under its...

Budget 2021 : Economy and industries expected to see recovery

Malaysia’s economy is expected to expand between 6.5 percent to 7.5 percent along with expected improvement in global trade. According to the Ministry Of Finance...

Government Budget Rose 13.5% To RM264.41 Billion For 2019

The Federal government recorded a revenue of RM264.415 billion in 2019, a 13.5 per cent (RM31.532 billion) increase compared to 2018. Meanwhile, operating expenditure approved last...

Boosting diversity is vital for Asian competitiveness

Making electronics industries more inclusive is a competitive business strategy says Dato’ Shidah Ahmad, Vice President and General Manager, Global Order Fulfilment and Supply...

China wants to build and is also ready to fund, says China Construction Bank Malaysia

Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB), together with its strategic partner, China Construction Bank (CCB) (Malaysia) Berhad held their first virtual knowledge sharing session on...

Prime Minister To Host First Ever APEC Economic Leaders Meeting Virtually

Malaysia will convene the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders’ Meeting (AELM) on 20 November 2020 virtually – the first in APEC history, amidst a...

Trade with ASEAN slips by 10.5% during first 9 months of 2020

Malaysia’s trade with ASEAN in Sept 2020 has increased by 0.5 percent compared to Sept 2019, contributing RM38.79 (24.9 percent) to Malaysia’s total trade. According...

Malaysia’s total trade in September expands by 5.5% to RM155.88 billion

Malaysia’s total trade in September 2020 expanded by 5.5 percent to RM155.88 billion compared to September 2019. Increase in trade were recorded with China,...

11th IGEM 2020 positions Malaysia as a flourishing hub of green industries and finance

The third day of the 11th International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM 2020), continued to serve as a multiplier of...

MITI’s SME Grant Now Extends To Virtual Trade Exhibition Reimbursement

The Market Development Grant (MDG) under the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) now has a value-added criteria to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) boost their sales in markets...

‘Populist’ macroeconomic policy

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Vladimir Popov, ‘Ethno-populism’ has emerged and spread in recent decades in response to the mixed consequences of neoliberal globalisation. It appropriates nationalist...

Rising trend in re-exports for Malaysia: What does that mean?

By Evelyn S. Devadason, Re-exports, goods that are taken out of the country in the same form as they were imported without any transformation,...

Enabling the global supply chains of tomorrow with blockchain

By Amit Ghosh, Head of Asia Pacific at R3, Global supply chains are facing pressure like never before. As a result of border restrictions...

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 before the...