Dec 7, 2010
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- We have revised up our 2011 growth forecast and see consumption and investment poised to fill the demand gap left by weaker manufacturing exports in Q1.
- While sudden capital flight remains a risk, Malaysia’s financial vulnerabilities have moderated as firms and banks have deleveraged balance sheets away from external debt.
- Bank Negara Malaysia will resume interest rate normalization in Q2 2011 as both domestic and external demand pull the output gap into positive territory, stoking inflationary pressure.
Growth Dynamics: A Secular Rebalancing Toward Domestic Demand
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