March 8, 2021 House of Trust

Tag: Malaysian Economy


CME-BAA Macroeconomic Observatory (MEO): BANK NEGARA DECISION TO KEEP THE RATES UNCHANGED IS WELCOME

March 6, 2021

March 6, 2021

The CME-BAA Macroeconomic Observatory (MEO), a joint platform promoted by the Center for Market Education and Bait Al Amanah, welcomes...

Economy Outlook: Business Tendency Statistics

March 3, 2021

March 3, 2021

Recently, the Department of Statistics published Malaysia’s Business Tendency Statistics for the first quarter of 2021. As an overview, this...

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...

Laporan Tenaga Buruh Mei 2020

July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

*Sumber Gambar: proton.com Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia telah mengemukakan laporan tenaga buruh bagi bulan Mei 2020. Laporan ini memberikan gambaran mengenai...

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...

Rethink the EPF Withdrawal Scheme

March 25, 2020

March 25, 2020

As part of the revised economic stimulus package, Employees Provident Fund contributors under the age of 55 are allowed to...

Response to Economic Stimulus Package 2020

March 4, 2020

March 4, 2020

The stimulus package was still announced despite the past week’s political headwinds, indicating the commitment of the interim Prime Minister...

Rethinking Classifications of Poverty in Malaysia

February 14, 2020

February 14, 2020

Khazanah Research Institute recently published a short opinion piece entitled “Are Both the B40 and M40 ‘Poor’? Evidence from an...

Response to the Ministry of Economic Affairs Performance Report 2019

January 28, 2020

January 28, 2020

Recently, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA) published a report on the ministry’s initiatives, achievement and performance in Malaysia’s socio-economic...

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...