Pm Anwar Urges Malaysian Businesses Overseas To Facilitate Foreign Investments Into Malaysia

BEIJING, March 31 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has urged Malaysian businesses overseas to help in rebuilding the economy back home by promoting and facilitating more investments into the country. 

PPI of Industrial Sector in Qatar Down by 3.42 Percent in February

Doha, March 31 (QNA) - The Producer Price Index (PPI) of the industrial sector in the State of Qatar for Feb. 2023 decreased 3.42 percent from the past month and 7.23 percent year-over-year [Y-o-Y], official data showed Friday.

UK concludes talks to join CPTPP in move that will boost trade with Malaysia, Indo-Pacific

KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 (Bernama) — The United Kingdom (UK) has concluded trade talks with member countries to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) after 21 months of negotiations, boosting trade with Malaysia and the wider Indo-Paci

World Bank: Malaysia better off having trade agreements with both US, China

KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 (Bernama) -- Malaysia is better off having trade agreements with both China and the United States (US) rather than being left out of any agreement or being part of an exclusive trade bloc, said the World Bank Group.

World Bank: Malaysia's economic growth to moderate at 4.3 pct this year

KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's economy is projected to grow at a more moderate pace of 4.3 per cent in 2023 supported by domestic demand amid an expected slowdown in external demand, while private consumption growth is forecast to remain robust, albeit at a slower rate at 6.3 per

Malaysian ringgit tipped to extend recovery, to end Q2 at 4.35

By Nurul Jannah Kamaruddin

KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 (Bernama) -- Economists are projecting a better outlook for Malaysian ringgit in the second quarter (Q2) of 2023 amid the country's relatively resilient economic outlook.

Vietnam's goods retail sales, service revenue rise almost 14% in Q1

Hanoi, March 31 (VNA) – Total retail sales of goods and consumer service revenue increased 13.9% year on year to over 1.5 quadrillion VND (63.9 million USD) in the first quarter of 2023, compared to the 5% growth in the same period of 2022, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported.

Vietnam's Q1 trade of agro-forestry-fisheries products exceeds 20 billion USD

Hanoi, March 31 (VNA) – The import-export revenue of agro-forestry-fisheries products in the first quarter of this year was estimated at 20.63 billion USD, down 11.2% year on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Capital poured into HCM City’s export processing, industrial zones up 21% in Q1

Hanoi, March 31 (VNA) - Export processing zones (EPZs) and industrial parks (IPs) in Ho Chi Minh City attracted over 90.1 million USD worth of capital in the first quarter of 2023, increasing by 21.36% year-on-year and fulfilling 16.39% of the yearly plan.

Bursa Malaysia opens higher following Wall Street's positive performance

KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 (Bernama) -- Bursa Malaysia, the stock exchange of Malaysia, opened higher in line with Wall Street's positive performance overnight.