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China to remain Malaysia’s largest trading partner

KUALA LUMPUR: China will likely remain as Malaysia’s largest trading partner, looking at the current trend, said Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Kian Ming. He said even with the spectre of the US-China trade war looming, Malaysia–China trade continued to grow at a higher rate compared with other trading partners. In a statement […]

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Malaysia – Fitch: Private consumption to remain strong

PETALING JAYA: While Malaysia’s private consumption may lose some steam this year, it will remain strong and largely unaffected by the broader economic slowdown, according to Fitch Solutions. The research house forecast real private consumption growth to slow in 2019 as consumption declined from its high base in 2018. This came after consumers front-loaded their purchases over the three-month long tax holiday between June and September 2018. Fitch […]

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Timely to review the Malaysia’s Automotive Policy

DEPUTY International Trade and Industry Minister Dr Ong Kian Ming sat down with StarBiz to speak on a number of issues pertaining to international trade and manufacturing in Malaysia. Below are excerpts from the interview with MERGAWATI ZULFAKAR and JAGDEV SINGH SIDHU. Neighbours are attracting quality investment – ie Dyson going to Singapore. What is Malaysia doing to attract more […]

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Miti to implement policies to grow Malaysian economy and industry

PETALING JAYA: The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) will announce a trade policy and roll out Industry 4.0 initiatives to drive the manufacturing sector and economic growth. The ministry will also consolidate incentives dished out by various investment promotion agencies under a single body to harmonise the various goodies given to industries to establish operations in the country. […]

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