Malaysia is the fourth-largest economy in Southeast Asia. Traditionally known as one of the top exporters of natural rubber and palm oil, the resource-rich nation has successfully diversified its economy to include manufacturing, services and tourism.
Bahasa Malaysia (official)
31.2 million (2016)
Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
GDP PER CAPITA ( in US$, adjusted for purchasing power parity )
28,870 (International Monetary Fund)
EASE OF DOING BUSINESS
Ranked 24 out of 190 economies (World Bank Doing Business 2018)
Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is the government agency responsible for the promotion of Malaysia's manufacturing and services sectors. Services provided include sharing information on investment opportunities in Malaysia and facilitating joint venture partnerships.
The expansionary Budget 2021 relies on a sharp recovery for its higher revenues
MALAYSIAN home improvement retailer Mr DIY Group - which officially lists on Monday in what is the country's largest initial public offering (IPO...
THE Covid-19 pandemic will lead to a two-speed recovery in services trade, whereby international travel is likely to remain largely suppressed due...
THE two-week partial lockdown that is now in effect in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, the administrative capital Putrajaya and the states of...