The Business Conditions Survey was first mounted in the second quarter of 1987 to provide input for the Institute's economic forecasting activity. It is conducted on a quarterly basis to assist in assessing the short-term outlook for the economy..... Read more
Business Conditions Index
- Business Conditions Index climbs above benchmark to read 112.7 points, up from 81.2 points in the previous quarter
- Sales moving fast at start of the year
- Local and export orders picking up
- Business activity likely to accelerate in the next quarter
Consumer Sentiments Index
- CSI up 6.8 points q-o-q but remains below 100-point optimism threshold
- Current income stable
- Financial and job expectations improve
- Worries over rising prices moderating
- Shopping plans looking up but cautiously
Malaysian Economic Outlook
The global economy is on the recovery path after bottoming out last year. Better-than-expected performance in major economies, particularly the United States, China, Japan and euro area, and the recovery of larger emerging and low income economies as commodities prices improved provided the impetus for global growth. A balanced policy mix, fiscal stimulus for infrastructure development as well as for defence and security expenses and gradual monetary normalization, provide a positive growth environment for the US although it is weighed down by uncertainties in the Trump administration. Fiscal stimulus in China and accommodative monetary policy in euro area and Japan further boosted global demand.
Articles are in pdf format and are available for download.
|Sumbangan Sektor Luar Negara terhadap Prospek Pertumbuhan Ekonomi 2017 |
11 April 2017 - Dr Zulkipy Omar
|Keanjalan Import Berkaitan dengan Pendapatan Negara |
28 March 2017 - Dr Zulkipy Omar
| Rebalancing Growth-addressing disparities
25 March 2017- Samirul Ariff Othman
|Kesan Kenaikan Kadar Fed terhadap Ekonomi Malaysia |
21 March 2017 - Dr Zulkipy Omar
|Populisme dan Perdagangan Antarabangsa |
14 March 2017 - Dr Zulkipy Omar
| Plan For Inclusive Economic Development|
11 March - Zafri Zulkeffeli
|Asas Pertumbuhan Ekonomi Malaysia Masa Hadapan|
28 February 2017 - Dr Zulkipy Omar
| GROWTH, INEQUALITY, AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
24 February 2017- Samirul Ariff Othman
|Cabaran untuk Memperbaiki Kecekapan Sektor Awam|
21 February 2017 - Dr Zulkipy Omar
|Inovasi dan Kemusnahan Kreatif |
14 February 2017 - Dr Zulkipy Omar
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22nd Corporate Economic Briefing: 18 April 2017
22nd Corporate Economic Briefing
Emeritus Professor Dr Zakariah Abdul Rashid
Jockeying for Economic & Political Leadership in East Asia
Samirul Ariff Othman
Malaysia's Trade and Investment with China: An Input Output Analysis
Emeritus Professor Dr Zakariah Rashid and Dr Shankaran Nambiar
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