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    For each market we cover, OBG produces regular economic research available on our website, by email subscription and via RSS feed. Free to access, our Economic Updates are targeted at those looking for regular comment on key sector developments.

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Economic Update | Increased employment in Malaysia’s manufacturing sector suggests possible recovery

30 Nov 2016
Malaysia manufacturing
A slight uptick in sales and new hires in Malaysia’s manufacturing sector indicates the country may be moving towards a rebound, though any recovery is likely to be muted, as rising costs and...

Economic Update | Increased foreign interest in Malaysian bonds

30 Oct 2016
Malaysia cap mkts
Foreign appetite for Malaysian bonds has been increasing over the year, with international buyers moving into the market for government papers as investors seek higher returns and market stability.

Economic Update | Malaysia looks to attract more Chinese tourists

8 Sep 2016
Malaysia tourism
As part of a broad national strategy to promote itself as a prime tourism destination, Malaysia has ramped up efforts to court Chinese visitors with a series of initiatives. 

Economic Update | Malaysia’s insurance sector to pick up in the medium term

31 Aug 2016
Malaysia insurance
While a slowing of economic growth and uncertainty over global market conditions are expected to cool Malaysia’s insurance industry this year, regulatory reforms could drive expansion in the medium...

Economic Update | Malaysia introduces measures to promote economic growth

28 Jul 2016
Malaysia econ
While the first six months of 2016 have brought mixed results, Malaysia’s economy is expected to give an improved performance in the second half of the year, especially as remedial measures...

Economic Update | Malaysia’s automotive sector looks to rebound

29 Jun 2016
Malaysia auto
A cooling domestic economy and uncertainty over the pace of global recovery could slow the rebound of Malaysia’s automotive sector, which has seen sales decline year-to-date.