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    Economic News & Views

    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 | 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. 

Economic Update | Malaysian aerospace industry targets regional market

25 May 2016
Malaysia aerospace
The Malaysian aerospace industry is set for substantial growth due to a thriving regional aviation sector and government initiatives focused on increasing specialisation.

Economic Update | Malaysia’s retailers look to rebound

19 Apr 2016
Malaysia retail
Malaysian retailers are looking to overcome the effects of a weaker ringgit and the introduction of a goods and services tax (GST) last year in the hopes of stronger sales in 2016.