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Business 07 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Retail industry still growing despite slowdown

KUALA LUMPUR: The retail industry in Malaysia is expected to see a marginal growth of between 1% and 3% by year-end as consumers continue to spend despite sluggish economic conditions.

Business 30 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jaycorp Q3 net profit down 67%

PETALING JAYA: Furniture manufacturer Jaycorp Bhd saw its third quarter ended April 30 net profit drop 67% to RM705,000 from RM2.11mil a year ago owing to a weak US dollar, higher production cost and sluggish economic conditions in its importing countries.

Business 06 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

Middle East to cushion Kinsteel

KINSTEEL Bhd expects the construction boom in the Middle East to cushion the impact of lower domestic and regional demand for its steel products caused by the current sluggish economic environment.

Business 18 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Asia shares fall steeply on worries over Spain banks, growth

TOKYO (Reuters): Asian shares fell steeply on Friday after more signs emerged of growing instability among Spanish banks and political turmoil in Greece, with the latest sluggish economic data from the United States adding to the list of risks for investors.

Corporate News 26 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Matrade expects 1%-2% export growth in 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) expects export growth of around 1% to 2% for 2016 amid the challenging market conditions for trade internationally.

Business 13 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

China’s stability shaken

BEIJING: China’s recent economic stabilisation faltered in July as factory output, retail sales and investment all slowed, while the broadest measure of new credit rose the least in two years.

Business 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Toursit arrivals

THE number of tourist arrivals is large, growth has been spectacular and the amount of visitors coming from neighbouring countries is on the rise.

Economy 09 Aug 2016 | 11:51 PM

US worker productivity falls for third straight quarter

WASHINGTON: U.S. worker productivity fell for the third straight quarter in the spring this year, suggesting that corporate profits may continue to decline and wage growth may remain sluggish.

Business 28 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Timber, Timber-derived products exports to hit RM21bil

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's timber and timber-derived products exports are expected to be around RM20 billion to RM21 billion this year, almost equalling last year's exports totalling RM20.5 billion.

Business 29 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Timber, timber-derived product exports to hit RM21bil this year

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's timber and timber-derived products exports are expected to hit RM20bil to RM21bil this year, almost equalling last year's exports totalling RM20.5bil.