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Malaysia Maintains Key Interest Rate at 3%

Kuala Lumpur | 13th July 2017

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia decided to maintain the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.00 percent.

” Bank Negara Malaysia Maintain Key Interest Rate at 3% “

The Malaysian economy performed better than expected in the first quarter of 2017. Growth was lifted by stronger domestic demand with additional impetus from exports.  Headline inflation moderated to 3.9% in May, due mainly to the decline in domestic fuel prices during the month.  Overall, the economy is expected to register higher growth in 2017.

Official Press Release by Bank Negara Malaysia

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