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Archived e-Newsletters 2014

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Volume 1: Issue No.12

R&D Industry In Malaysia

As an open economy, Malaysia needs to constantly generate and establish new sources of economic growth in order to remain competitive in the long run. This objective can be achieved if Malaysia is capable of increasing its capacity in the use as well as in the development of science, technology and innovation (STI) through research and development (R&D) programmes.


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Volume 1: Issue No.11

INDUSTRY : Malaysia's Food Industry Makes Global Waves

The food industry is a complex, global collective of diverse businesses that supply much of the food and food energy consumed by the world population. Food industry in Malaysia is diverse with a wide variety of processed foods with Asian tastes.


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Volume 1: Issue No.10

BUDGET 2015 : MITI Hopes To Maintain FDI Flows

The theme of 2015 Budget, "Accelerating Growth, Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability and Prospering the Rakyat" reflects this aspiration. The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) is optimistic of maintaining the foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows of RM38 billion registered last year.


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Volume 1: Issue No.9

MALAYSIA : MOST COMPETITIVE ECONOMIES GLOBALLY

The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 of the World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked Malaysia 20th out of 144 economies compared to 24th position out of 148 countries the previous year.


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Volume 1: Issue No.8

Industry : R&D SERVICES INDUSTRY STEPS IN RIGHT DIRECTION

In order to remain competitive in the world economy, Malaysia constantly generate and establish new sources of economic growth. One of the measures is to increase the nation capability in the use and development of science, technology and innovation through R&D services.


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Volume 1: Issue No.7

Industry : Malaysia expects manufacturing investments to exceed RM55 bil this year

Malaysia expects to secure over RM55 billion of investments in the manufacturing sector this year, exceeding the RM52 billion recorded last year, said Minister of International Trade and Industry, Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed.


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Volume 1: Issue No.6

Talent Industry : Building a Better Malaysia

There is no one-size-fits-all for managing talent. Yet economic development agencies across the country align their efforts to meet Malaysia's investment agenda. Many organisations still behave as though there is.

The wake-up call of changing workforce demographics and the mismatch between the skills that the organisation need, and those that are on the market, is taking a greater toll.


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Volume 1: Issue No.5

Logistics sector : Generating Economic Growth

Logistics has assumed a major role in the Malaysian economy as it provides the backbone to facilitate international trade. So important that while announcing Budget 2014 in November last year, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the Government will formulate a Logistics Sector Master Plan to improve the performance of the country’s logistics activities.


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Volume 1: Issue No.4

Electrical & Electronics (E&E) industry : Growing and Changing

Malaysia’s manufacturing sector continues to grow and transform as the country substitutes low value-added assembly operations for high value added activities that promise long-term growth.


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Volume 1: Issue No.3

Malaysia Records RM216.5b in Investment in 2013

Malaysia enjoyed a record breaking year of investment in manufacturing, services and primary sectors in 2013 with total approved investments of RM216.5 billion.


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Volume 1: Issue No.2

Malaysia Plays Host to Inaugural OTC Asia 2014

Also find out more on NAP 2014, market liberalisation for auto sector; Romstars, a local O&G player offers high resolution MFL; and Economic Outlook 2014 by WEF.


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Volume 1: Issue No.1

Malaysia's Economic Abundance is Ripe for Picking

More than 1,000 business leaders, entrepreneurs, policy makers and investors who converged at the recent inaugural MIDA Forum 2013 (400 of whom were international participants from 32 countries) would go home feeling convinced that Malaysia has what it takes to be a robust growth centre in Asia – now and beyond.


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