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Surprise rise in Malaysia's Nov exports; trade surplus at 3-year high

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 05:50
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ANZ said the trade balance could potentially be Malaysia's "Achilles' heel" in 2015, despite an encouraging November print.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA'S exports in November rose unexpectedly, dodging the impact from tumbling world oil prices and providing a brief respite for the sliding ringgit.

The South-east Asian exporter is grappling with sliding prices for energy and commodities as growth slows in