Double-digit growth for Malaysia's construction industry


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  • Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015

Robust sector: A file picture shows construction workers walking across a platform at a building site in Kuala Lumpur. The construction sector is expected to grow 10.3 this year compared with 11.8 in 2014. – AFP

KUALA LUMPUR: The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) is confident that the local construction industry will achieve a third straight year of double-digit growth in 2015, based on the number of projects undertaken year-to-date.

CIDB corporate and business sector senior general manager Sariah Abdul Karib said construction projects undertaken last year totalled some RM160bil, comprising both public and private projects.

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