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Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 4.5 4.7
Consumer Prices 2.7 2.9
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Malaysia and the IMF
Updated July 26, 2017

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IMF Survey Online
June 30, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Strong and Equitable Growth: Fiscal Policy Can Make a Difference
Amid a recovery from the financial crisis that continues to disappoint and growing fear that the global economy is entering a prolonged period of mediocre growth, a new IMF <a href="http://www.imf.org/external/np/pp/eng/2015/042015.pdf">study</a> says that fiscal policy can actually lift potential growth.
May 06, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Asia: Stabilizing and Outperforming Other Regions
Growth in Asia and the Pacific will continue to outperform the rest of the world, and is expected to remain steady at 5.6 percent in 2015, easing slightly to 5.5 percent in 2016, according to the IMF's Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and the Pacific.
March 03, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Favorable Prospects for Malaysia’s Diversified Economy
After a year of very strong growth of 6 percent, lower energy export prices in 2015 will likely contribute to growth moderating to a still impressive rate of close to 5 percent, say IMF economists.
December 23, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Oil Price Drop Highlights Need for Diversity in Gulf Economies
Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council will have to adjust the incentives of workers and firms to encourage them to work and produce in the non-oil tradable sector if these economies are to succeed in diversifying their economies, a new IMF study says.
February 28, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Malaysia Expected to Continue Robust, Demand-Led Growth
Malaysia’s economy enjoyed robust, domestic-led growth in 2012, and is expected to grow by about 5 percent this year, accompanied by low unemployment and subdued inflation, say IMF economists.
November 14, 2012 -- IMF Survey: West Could Learn Lessons from Asia, Says IMF Chief
Advanced economies could learn from Asia’s experience to develop more resilient, sounder economies, says IMF chief Christine Lagarde in a speech in Kuala Lumpur, at the beginning of a week-long visit to Southeast Asia.
September 27, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Resource-rich Countries Can Learn from History, Says Collier
African countries endowed with mineral and other natural wealth could learn from the past and rise from their low-income status through better management of their natural resources, says economist Paul Collier, adding that resource revenues can help Africa finance its own development.
February 07, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Outlines Dire Consequences if World Fails to Act on Banks
In a speech in Kuala Lumpur, Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn pressed governments around the world to reverse a slump in global trade and industrial activity by cleaning up the banking system, restructuring the financial sector, and reviving the global economy.