Budget 2020 should be expansionary after a year of austerity, says economic think-tank


Ragananthini Vethasalam

Socio-Economic Research Centre executive director Lee Heng Guie says the government needs to allow for an expansionary budget while continuing to reduce deficit. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, September 24, 2019.

BUDGET 2020 will have to be expansionary to cushion the impact of external shocks stemming from global uncertainties, said Socio-Economic Research Centre executive director Lee Heng Guie today.

“The finance minister should adopt a pragmatic and responsive budget to external shocks.


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