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Balancing The Country's Books Is A Challenge

Datuk Johan Mahmood Merican, Deputy Secretary General for Policy of the Treasury, Ministry of Finance

27-Jul-22 08:00

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Balancing The Country's Books Is A Challenge

With a national debt of above RM 1 trillion and ever ballooning subsidy bill, Malaysia is in a tight fiscal position. We speak to Datuk Johan Mahmood Merican, Deputy Secretary General for Policy of the Treasury at the Ministry of Finance to find out what the priorities of this government are that strikes the right balance between pro-growth policies whilst ensuring fiscal consolidation.

Produced by: Sim Wie Boon

Presented by: Wong Shou Ning


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Categories:  governmenteconomy

Tags:  malaysia subsidiesministry of financemalaysia fiscal policynational debt


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