What Malaysians will pay more for in 2016

The fare of the KLIA Ekspres will be raised 57 per cent in 2016. — File pic
The fare of the KLIA Ekspres will be raised 57 per cent in 2016. — File pic

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 — In 2015, the global economic downturn hit home and bit the average Malaysians where it mattered most — their wallets.

Consumers, especially those living in the central peninsula west coast region, found out they would have to pay even higher prices for many goods and services, in particular travel within the Klang Valley.

This on top of Putrajaya’s introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) last April, which saw an overall increase in the price of goods and services.

Here is a recap of the price hikes we learnt about in 2015 and what we will be paying for in 2016:

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