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JANUARY – APRIL 2016

THE CHIEF LISTENER… In early April 2016, the World Bank reported that China’s economic slowdown will hit growth in the developing East Asia and the Pacific countries from this year until at least 2018. Against a backdrop of slowing world growth, weak global trade, low commodity prices and volatile financial markets, China’s economic slowdown will […]

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SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER 2015

THE CHIEF LISTENER… To say that 2015 is a volatile year is an understatement. In fact, it should be described as a volatile, uncertain and complex year for many individuals, businesses and countries. Many couldn’t wait for 2015 to be over! But 2016 may not be better as the country’s GDP growth is expected to […]

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MAY – AUGUST 2015

THE CHIEF LISTENER… The latest VISTAGE-MIER CEO Confidence Index (3Q2015) and FMM-MIER Business Conditions Survey (2nd half 2015) showed that softening of Malaysian economic conditions and global economic uncertainties have further weakened confidence among CEOs and business owners. Recent local political happenings were compounded by volatile movements of major currencies, particularly, the Chinese Yuan……more   […]

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