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Malaysia second quarter growth slows yet remains robust

18 August 2010 Last updated at 13:32 BST

Malaysia has become the latest Asian economy to report that its pace of recovery moderated between April and June.

The economy expanded at its fastest speed in a decade in the first quarter with GDP accelerating at an annualised 10.1 per cent rate.

This has slowed to a still impressive 8.9% for the second quarter. Exports have been the main driver of growth.

Jennifer Pak reports from Kuala Lumpur