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Malaysia's Q2 GDP grows at slowest pace since 2009

Growth in the coming quarters will hinge on domestic demand resilience as exports remain tepid, say economists

Putrajaya is expected to continue with cash disbursements to lower income households as well as cash assistance to civil servants and pensioners.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA'S growth in the coming quarters will hinge on private consumption resilience as exports remain tepid amid fragile external macro conditions, economists said after the second-quarter GDP (gross domestic product) expanded at the slowest pace since 2009.