What do Malaysians really think about the economy?


A RECENT survey by Ipsos Mori shockingly found that Malaysians were the most pessimistic people in Asia, which echoes the results of the Financial Times’ Q4 2016 survey that also discovered that Malaysians were the most pessimistic people in Southeast Asian – the only citizens in the region who were expecting their domestic economic and political situations to get worse over the next six months.

In addition, as of Q2 2017, an abysmal 85% of Malaysians believe the country is in a recession according to a recent Nielsen Global Survey – and an increase of 8% from Q3 2016 and “one of the lowest consumer confidence ratings in Southeast Asia”.


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  • I bet Najib, Hadi & Co were still in denial about these, and waiting for more disastrous event at the expense of Malaysians.

    Posted 3 years ago by Kuasa Rakyat

  • Najib is a bad PM on , but Malaysians are good people who deserve better ? Really?

    Najib it difficult for things to get worse and easy for things to get better OK, but Najib is the one who makes Malaysian depressed , agitatated, poor and without hope , really ?

    Malaysians really had nothing to do with the state Malaysia is in ? Come on ..



    Posted 3 years ago by Nehru Sathiamoorthy

  • Najib is a bad PM ok , but Malaysians are good people who deserve better ? Really?

    Najib makes it easy for things to get worse and difficult for things to get better OK, but Najib is the one who makes Malaysian depressed , agitatated, poor and without hope , really ?

    Malaysians really had nothing to do with the state Malaysia is in ? Come on ..

    Posted 3 years ago by Nehru Sathiamoorthy

  • Malaysia had been on the decline since the day NEP was introduced .... to interfere with free market capitalism and meritocracy .... in retrospect, an experiment doomed to failure ...... the day of reckoning delayed greatly by our petroleum wealth.

    Posted 3 years ago by Malaysian First

  • Malaysia will forever have a PM cum Finance Minister because the Finance Minister has immense power to play "money politics", a strategy first used by AI to topple GB then tried to unseat MM. After that incident, MM took the portfolio for himself and is held by successive PMs ever since.

    Posted 3 years ago by Malaysian First