malaysia economy trends

Malaysia: Economy trends

The List covers trend insights about the economy that are specific to Malaysia, insights curated between 2017 to 2020.

The List covers trend insights about the economy that are specific to Malaysia, insights curated between 2017 to 2020.

Curated by

  • MrWatts

Last updated: 31 October 2020

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A Malaysian rare earth processing plant looms large in the U.S.-China trade spat
Stratfor
Given China's threats to halt rare earth exports to the U.S., a processing plant in Malaysia stands to remain a critical source for some of those elements -- so long as the operator can address environmental concerns.
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2019 Budget: Fiscal responsibility act to be tabled in 2021
NST
KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Government will table the Fiscal Responsibility Act in 2021 to prevent uncontrolled spending and to slash debt, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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Guan Eng: Malaysia to roar again as Asian Tiger by 2021
NST
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s fiscal position is strengthening and the economy will regain its lustre by 2021, leading to the return of the country’s status as an ‘Asian Tiger’, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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2018 Budget: RM200 saving fund for all Malaysians born between 2018 and 2022
NST
KUALA LUMPUR: The government and Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) have agreed for all Malaysian babies born from Jan 1, 2018 until 2022 to be provided with an initial saving fund of RM200 in unit trust under the fund management company.
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Kuala Lumpur aims to roll out third national car by 2022
The Straits Times
Malaysia's third national car project made further inroads last week, when it was put before the government's new economic planning committee, with plans to have a model in production by 2022.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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Nearly all may go digital by 2022
NST
KUALA LUMPUR: SME Corp Malaysia expects nearly all small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to utilise digital payment or cashless transactions by 2022. 
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Malaysian life insurance market to surpass US$13 billion in 2023 – report
Insurance Business Mag
Large working-age population to help market achieve CAGR of 4.4%
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Sabah reaffirms pledge for full RSPO-certification by 2025
The Edge Markets
KOTA KINABALU (Nov 15): The Sabah state government has reaffirmed its pledge that the whole state will produce palm oil that will be compliant with the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standards by year 2025. Speaking at the closing of the 16th instalment of the annual Roundtable Conference on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT16) held here today, deputy chief minister of Sabah Datuk Seri Panglima
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Malaysia and Turkey target RM20b in annual trade by 2025
The Malaysian Reserve
MALAYSIA and Turkey are targeting US$5 billion (RM20.87 billion) of annual trade by 2025, as the two nations seek to deepen economic ties in various sectors
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Govt targets SMEs to contribute 50% to GDP by 2030
The Star
PETALING JAYA: The small and medium enterprises (SME) sector’s contribution to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is targeted to exceed 50% in 2030, says Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof.
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LNG demand in South and Southeast Asia to quintuple by 2040
Hydro Carbon Engineering
Wood Mackenzie has reported that LNG demand in South and Southeast Asia is to quintuple to 236 million tpy by 2040.
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Malaysia can be a developed nation by 2025: Dr Mahathir
Today Online
KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia can be a developed nation by 2025 if it can master manufacturing and new technology, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.