Rising cost of living draws concern

Afzanizam: Although the rise in inflation rate is marginal, the CPI level has been consistently on the way up.

PETALING JAYA: Corporate Malaysia, which is taking measures to put the country on a stronger growth path, is struggling with one of the most pressing issues - the rising cost of living.

The increase in the prices of of some essential items like food, housing and healthcare is making it difficult, especially for the low and middle income groups, to make ends meet.

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