rank of World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index (2017).
Southeast Asia’s second wealthiest country after Singapore, Malaysia has high-quality infrastructure, plentiful resources and a strong technology production sector. The country offers a range of strong incentives to entire expatriates and retirees, but also suffers from an ongoing “brain drain” as skilled workers from its ethnic minority communities seek opportunities elsewhere.
of the world’s examination and surgical gloves are produced in the country.
+ Strong education and English skills
+ Open economy and pro-business government
+ High-quality infrastructure
– Oil & gas-dependent economy
– Public sector inefficiencies
– Ethnic politics
Electrical and electronic equipment
Oils (mostly palm oil)
Plastics and rubber
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