March 8, 2021 House of Trust

Tag: Economics


The Alphabet Soup of Malaysia’s Economic Recovery

February 21, 2021

February 21, 2021

By Benedict Weerasena When I was young, I thoroughly enjoyed a bowl of Alphabet soup. The delight in choosing which...

MIER: 2.4 million Job Losses under Worst Case Scenario

March 30, 2020

March 30, 2020

As of March 30th 2020, Malaysia recorded 156 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total number to 2,626. The good news...

Covid-19: Act Fast & Do Whatever it Takes!

March 24, 2020

March 24, 2020

As of March 24th 2020, there are already over 384,000 cases of Coronavirus worldwide, with 16,591 deaths. Though over 102,000...

Weekly Economic Update (Week 3 of January 2020)

January 22, 2020

January 22, 2020

I. Retrenchment & Downsizing in 2020 Malaysia’s unemployment rate could rise from 3.3% to between 3.4% and 3.6% in 2020...

Weekly Economic Update (Week 2 of January 2020)

January 13, 2020

January 13, 2020

*Source: Fair Observer India restricts imports of palm oil from Malaysia  On the 8th of January 2020, India imposed curbs on refined...

What’s in store for Budget 2020?

September 25, 2019

September 25, 2019

A think tank today predicted cuts in the budget for 2020 when it is tabled in Parliament next month, following...

Media Statement: Budget 2020 Roundtable Dialogue

September 18, 2019

September 18, 2019

The Bipartisan Budget 2020 Roundtable Dialogue with the Theme “United We Tack to Avoid Potential Recession” was successfully held on...

Pertumbuhan Ekonomi Malaysia Q1, 2019

May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019

Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia telah melaporkan Prestasi Ekonomi Malaysia suku tahun pertama 2019 pada 16 Mei 2019. Secara keseluruhannya, Ekonomi Malaysia...

Global Economy in Transition

January 28, 2019

January 28, 2019

Prosperity. Sustainability. Security. All rely on global economic cooperation, so how can we can we shape a more equitable and...

Economic Outlook 2019

December 19, 2018

December 19, 2018

The Fiscal and Economics Division of the Ministry of Finance Malaysia recently released the Economic Outlook 2019. Here are a...