MITI optimistic of Malaysia's exports surpassing 5.0 pct growth target
Last update: 07/12/2018
SHAH ALAM, Dec 7 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) is cautiously optimistic of Malaysia surpassing the export growth target of five per cent this year as indicated by the current figures.
Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Dr Ong Kian Meng said MITI was still monitoring the situation for unanticipated events which might affect the target, particularly the US-China trade war.
“For now we are cautiously optimistic that we could exceed the target. The export (especially) of electrical and electronics (products) is growing very strong, supported by companies like Panasonic which leads the way in pushing it to a higher level. .....