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Govt proposes additional budget for 2020 Visit Malaysia Year Campaign

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18  -- The federal government is proposing an additional allocation for the 2020 Visit Malaysia Year Campaign, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. 


Higher govt expenditure expected in budget 2020 - RHB

Total government expenditure for 2020 is expected to be higher at RM295.1 billion to support the economy with RM240.1 billion or 81 per cent for operating expenditure (opex), while the remainder amounting to RM55 billion for development expenditure.


RHB Research makes "overweight" calls on three sectors for Budget 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 -- RHB Research has made “overweight” calls on the construction, non-bank financial institution (NBFI) and gaming sectors for the upcoming Budget 2020 on expectations that the budget could be more expansionary than Budget 2019.


Budget 2020 to likely include a mini stimulus package - RHB Research

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 -- Budget 2020 will likely include a contingency plan to counter the slowdown from the US-China trade war.


DNeX hopes Budget 2020 includes more technology-related projects

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 (Bernama) — Dagang NeXchange Bhd (DNeX) hopes the government would roll out more projects related to technology in the upcoming Budget 2020.

PPB Group hopes Budget 2020 includes initiatives to boost spending

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 -- PPB Group Bhd hopes the government can introduce initiatives to boost consumer spending especially for lower-income households (B40) in the upcoming Budget 2020.


2020 budget may see govt pursue more gradual fiscal consolidation - Standard Chartered

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 3 (Bernama) -- The 2020 budget may see the government pursue a more gradual fiscal consolidation path given the more challenging growth outlook, but this should not raise any rating concerns, said Standard Chartered Global Research. 

Budget 2020: public urged to continue giving suggestions on website

GEORGE TOWN, (Bernama) -- The Finance Ministry has urged the public to continue sending their suggestions and ideas for Budget 2020 as part of the government’s efforts to draft a people’s budget.


Budget 2020 Focus Group Meeting on Aug 26

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 -- The Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) in collaboration with Ministry of Finance (MOF) will hold a Budget 2020 Focus Group Meeting on Enhancing Employee Welfare and Employment Opportunities on Aug 26. 


FMM seeks corporate tax cut in 2020 Budget

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 -- The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has asked the government to reduce the corporate tax rate to 20 per cent from the current 24 per cent in the upcoming 2020 Budget.




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Selangor tables RM2.33 billion budget for 2020

SHAH ALAM, Nov 1 -- The Selangor government today tabled the 2020 Budget totalling RM2.33 billion based on five key strategies, said Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari.


Govt's focus in Budget 2020 is criticial in restoring trust, confidence in marketplace - ICDM

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- The Government’s focus on strengthening institutions, governance and integrity is critical in restoring trust and confidence in the marketplace, Institute of Corp...


Budget 2020 addresses some pressing issues facing nation - KRI

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) says the 2020 Budget has addressed some pressing issues facing the nation, while driving growth and attaining long-term equi...


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