He says Petronas’ performance has been ‘absolutely sturdy’, shouldn’t be downgraded because of dividend to gov't.

KUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Bhd’s (Petronas) RM30 billion special dividend will help power Malaysia’s economy next year, but the all-time-high dividend payment does not make Malaysia heavily dependent on oil revenue, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.