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Economic activity to improve in 2H 2020 – BNM Governor

Malaysia’s economic activity is expected to gradually improve in the second half of the year (2H 2020) after COVID-19 containment measures are eased and the domestic Movement Control Order (MCO) is lifted, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). BNM governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus said that would allow a gradual resumption of economic activities in the country …

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Govt to launch short-term economic recovery plan – Zafrul

The government will be implementing a short- and medium-term economic recovery plan to rejuvenate the country’s economic growth soon, said Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz. The plan will highlight health guidelines and safe operating procedures in the new norm, capacity building, hiring of workers, job creation as well as boosting consumer spending, …

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APEC Trade Ministers commit to collectively mitigate economic impact of COVID-19

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT) has issued a statement calling for APEC Economies to hasten the fight against COVID – 19 while undertaking the necessary steps to remedy the health and economic impact of the pandemic. The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), which led the process of consensus-building among the …

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