11th Malaysia Plan : Final Lap and Hurdles to Vision 2020
Christian de Guzman
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2016 marks the start of Malaysia's latest 5-year development plan, the 11th Malaysia Plan, as the final lap before becoming a developed nation. Last year however saw the economy struggle in the face of a weakening currency and slumping crude oil prices. BFM explores if Malaysia ready -- and able -- to execute the 11th Malaysia Plan.
For today's current affairs segment, we interviewed:
Dr Suresh Kumar Ramanathan (Independent Forex Strategist)
Aaron Tan (Oil & Gas Analyst, MIDF Research)
Christian de Guzman (Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service)
Suhaimi Ilias (Chief Economist, Maybank Investment Bank)
Faris Hadad-Zervos (Country Manager, World Bank Group)
Rafael Muñoz Moreno (Senior Economist, World Bank Group)
This is a report by Keith Kam.
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Tags: 11th Malaysia Plan, developed nation, economy struggle, weakening currency, slumping crude oil prices