RPT-Malaysia targets 5-6 pct growth in new economic plan

May 21, 2015 4:16 AM

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KUALA LUMPUR May 21 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday that Malaysia's real gross domestic product will grow between 5 and 6 percent annually from 2016 to 2020, resulting in a 7.9 percent per annum rise in gross national income (GNI) per capita.

Najib, also the finance minister, tabled the five-year plan in parliament aimed at leading the Southeast Asian nation toward its goal of becoming a fully developed economy by 2020.

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