Prof Dr Yeah Kim Leng said political stability and good governance are key factors as to why these three countries have successfully attracted high-profile investments.
Prof Dr Yeah Kim Leng said that a low and unchanged interest rate is seen as providing a stable financial environment for economic activities.
Prof Dr Yeah Kim Leng said that Bank Negara deemed a further cut to the historical low interest rates as unnecessary.
Prof. Yeah says while MIDA's innovative approach to attract investment hits the right notes, investors are very particular about political stability.
Prof Dr Yeah Kim Leng said food prices will be the two largest contributors to the 2.5% increase in the CPI, which is the official forecast.
Prof Dr Yeah Kim Leng said given the downturn of the economy in 2019, the financial performance of companies or funds typically would be affected.
Prof Yeah Kim Leng said Malaysia's RM162.6 billion total trade in January is attributed to global economy recovery prospects and vaccination programmes across the globe.
Prof Yeah Kim Leng said the EPF’s investment performance remained intact despite the pandemic due to faster-than-expected recovery in markets everywhere.
Prof Dr Yeah Kim Leng said high-income status is not the top development priority as closing the gap between the rich and poor is more important.
Prof Dr Yeah Kim Leng said the FELDA and FGV should focus on their core competencies, nurturing startups in the sectors instead of direct involvement.