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.
These need to be addressed if Malaysia is to maintain its growth trajectory, said Moody's Analytics
Growth is now projected 4.2 per cent, slowing from 2019
At a recent meeting on climate and sustainable development, Maria Fernanda Espinosa, president of the United Nations’ General Assembly, stated...
Maybank Kim Eng analyst Samuel Yin argued that governments could move to support hard-hit industry players.