Fitch: Politics will blunt Malaysia's economic growth for next 10 years

Modified 30 Sep 2020, 3:56 am

Politics in Malaysia is expected to blunt economic growth for the next decade, predicts financial analyst Fitch Solutions.

Combined with slower population growth and reduced fiscal space to cushion against negative future economic shocks, Fitch predicts real GDP growth to be at just 3.4 percent over the next 10 years compared to 6.4 percent over the past decade.

In a forecast comment today, Fitch said among the political issues...

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