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Malaysia's exports surge in May on robust external demand

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Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA posted a stronger-than-anticipated trade performance in May, with exports growing 32.5 per cent to RM79.4 billion (S$25.5 billion) fuelled by robust external demand for its manufactured and agriculture products.

Total trade in May amounted to RM153.3 billion,

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