Home Capital Covid-19

Air link reopening with Singapore poised to benefit Malaysia’s tourism, trade and FDI: OCBC

Khairani Afifi Noordin
Khairani Afifi Noordin11/9/2021 02:03 PM GMT+08  • 2 min read
Air link reopening with Singapore poised to benefit Malaysia’s tourism, trade and FDI: OCBC
The sector tourism sector will especially benefit from the reopening as tourists from China stay grounded.
Font Resizer
Share to WhatsappShare to FacebookShare to LinkedInMore Share
Scroll to top
Follow us on Facebook and join our Telegram channel for the latest updates.

The reopening of the air link between Singapore’s Changi Airport and Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is “music to the ears” for Malaysia’s tourism sector, says OCBC Bank economist Wellian Wiranto.

In an OCBC Treasury Research report, Wiranto notes that the sector — which accounts for about 5% of Malaysia’s gross domestic product (GDP) — will especially benefit from the reopening as tourists from China stay grounded.


See: Singapore to open for business travelers and house them in bubble

For more insights on corporate trends...
Sign In or Create an account to access our premium content.
Subscription Entitlements:
Less than $9 per month
Unlimited access to latest and premium articles
3 Simultaneous logins across all devices
Bonus unlimited access to online articles and virtual newspaper on The Edge Malaysia (single login)
×
Loading next article...
The Edge Singapore
Download The Edge Singapore App
Google playApple store play
Keep updated
Follow our social media
Subscribe to The Edge Singapore
Get credible investing ideas from our in-depth stock analysis, interviews with key executives, corporate movements coverage and their impact on the market.
© 2022 The Edge Publishing Pte Ltd. All rights reserved.
Unlock unlimited access to premium articles with less than $9 per month. Subscribe Now