GST abolition helped contain inflation, says Lim

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  • Saturday, 05 Oct 2019

PUTRAJAYA: Amid calls for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to be reinstated, the Finance Minister maintains that eliminating it helped contain inflation.

Lim Guan Eng said abolishing GST last year had a positive impact, with Malaysia having one of the lowest inflation rates in the world at 1.5% last month.

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