Japanese firms' business sentiment in Malaysia to improve in 1H22

"In the survey, many respondents pointed out that production activities are gradually resuming following the relaxation of the Malaysian government's restrictions on social and economic activities, in line with the rising vaccination rates,” Onozawa told Bernama in an interview recently.

KUALA LUMPUR: Business sentiment among Japanese companies in Malaysia is forecast to improve in the first half of 2022 (1H2022) based on a survey by the Japanese Chamber of Trade and Industry Malaysia (JACTIM).

According to the survey, which is conducted bi-annually, the business sentiment diffusion index is projected to improve to 3.1 points in 1H2022, after being in the negative territory since 2H2018.

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