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Malaysia Q1 GDP up 5.6% on GST front-loading

Bank Negara sees economy staying on steady path, driven by domestic demand

TAX BURDEN: Post-GST launch, retailers have reported a plunge in sales, especially of discretionary and big-ticket items.

Kuala Lumpur

THE Malaysian economy was powered to a 5.6 per cent expansion in the first three months of the year by the rush to buy big-ticket items ahead of

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