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Finance minister hopes inflation rate will drop to 2pct after SST begins

Kow Gah Chie & Koh Jun Lin  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has projected that the inflation rate will moderate to approximately two percent this year as compared to 3.7 percent in 2017 after the implementation of the sales and service tax (SST).

"If we can keep it around two percent, I think that will be good enough," he said at a media briefing on SST at his ministry today...

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