Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The nation’s economy has been growing, but will political difficulties affect that? Photo: Bloomberg
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The nation’s economy has been growing, but will political difficulties affect that? Photo: Bloomberg
Malaysia

Malaysia’s post-Covid economy has held up so far, but will politics be its undoing?

  • The war in Ukraine and China’s Covid controls are expected to limit Malaysia’s faster than forecast recent economic growth
  • However, PM Ismail Sabri Yaakob also faces friction over tax system reforms, and pressure from his Umno party for an early general election

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The nation’s economy has been growing, but will political difficulties affect that? Photo: Bloomberg
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The nation’s economy has been growing, but will political difficulties affect that? Photo: Bloomberg
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