Economy

Economy to improve on stronger exports

Economists expect the Malaysian economy to improve its performance this year, to be supported by a stronger performance from the export sector and sustained growth domestic momentum.

Malaysia’s palm oil – what are its prospects ahead?

At its height, crude palm oil prices scaled past RM4,000 a tonne in March 2008. But since then, prices have almost halved, hovering at the RM2,300-RM2,500 level in 2012 and much of 2013. Can global demand and the supply situation rejuvenate this commodity?