KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 5.9 per cent in 2017 proved that its economy is on the right track, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.
Najib, who is also Finance Minister, said this was achieve through intensive planning and strong national economic policy.
"Alhamdulillah, through intensive planning and strong economic policy, Malaysia's economy expanded 5.9 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017.
"This makes the overall growth for 2017 is also at 5.9 per cent, compared to 4.2 per cent in 2016. We're on the right track!," he said on his Twitter at @NajibRazak today.
Bank Negara Malaysia recently announced that the country's GDP grew 5.9 per cent in 2017, with the private sector demand continuing to be the main driver of growth.