Malaysia first quarter current account surplus falls to 12.3 billion rgt
05/11/2021 | 12:21am EDT
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's current account surplus fell to 12.3 billion ringgit ($2.99 billion) in the first quarter from 18.6 billion ringgit in the previous three months, the Department of Statistics said on Tuesday.
Portfolio investment saw a net inflow of 0.4 billion ringgit, compared with outflows of 6.9 billion ringgit in the fourth quarter.
($1 = 4.1135 ringgit)
(Reporting by Joseph Sipalan; Editing by Jacqueline Wong and Kim Coghill)