NNA Asia top stories Friday, Feb. 22

22, Feb. 2019

TOKYO, NNA – The following are the top stories from NNA Asia for Friday, Feb 22.

Malaysia new vehicle sales up 8.7% y/y in January, led by strong demand for SUVs made by Perodua and Proton

Thai automobile production up 8.1% in January for 4th straight y/y rise, led up domestic demand; output growth for exports slower

Vietnam sees slow progress in adopting highway electric toll collection system due to high cost; govt investigating toll gate corruption scandal

Indonesia’s West Java Provincial Govt to propose developing Patimban deep sea port as special economic zone: press report

Indonesia’s central bank keeps key policy rate at 6%, indicates it will maintain accommodative stance for now