MALAYSIAN BUDGET 2018
SNAPSHOT AND TOUCHPOINTS
“This Budget that has never been crafted so well, even during the last 22 years or the past 60 years of our own nation, and marked in history, making this Budget the Mother of All Budgets.”
By Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Malaysia
AT A GLANCE
THE NUMBERS FOR 2018
Malaysia’s biggest achievement so far:
First: Strengthening and deepening diplomatic and trade relations with the world’s largest economic powers such as China, India, Saudi Arabia and the United States. Furthermore, private investment has increased significantly to more than RM211 billion compared with RM81 billion in 2009.
Second: Since 2009, we have remained steadfast in managing country’s finances, practising efficient governance and prudent fiscal discipline. As a result, three prestigious international credit rating agencies have maintained their ratings on Malaysia as ‘A-‘ with a stable prospect.