AEC AND MALAYSIA
Welcoming the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), Malaysia together with its ASEAN members is gearing up towards achieving the goals of regional economic integration, following the 27th ASEAN Summit held recently in Kuala Lumpur.
MALAYSIAN ECONOMY REMAINS ON STEADY GROWTH PATH
The Malaysian economy continues to remain on a steady economic path and registered a GDP growth of 4.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2015(Q3 2015) (Q2 2015: 4.9%), driven by capital spending in the manufacturing and services sectors.
TPPA in a Nutshell: Malaysia's Perspective
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) started as Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership agreement between Brunei, Chile, Singapore and New Zealand that came into force on May 1, 2006. In 2008, the United States expressed interest in entering into talks with the four countries to liberalise trade in financial services and soon, Australia, Vietnam and Peru followed suit.
MALAYSIA ANNOUNCES NEW MEASURES TO BOOST ECONOMIC GROWTH
In addressing the current global economic challenges, Malaysia recently announced new measures to boost its economic growth. This consists of short and medium-term initiatives, which are worth more than RM28 billion. These initiatives are targeted at various sectors, including the small and medium enterprises (SMEs), tourism and the capital markets.
MALAYSIA SUSTAINS GROWTH OF INVESTMENTS IN 1H2015
During the first half of 2015, approved investments in the various economic sectors totalled RM 113.5 billion, a slight increase of 1.3% (RM112 billion) as compared to the corresponding period in 2014. The services sector led the economy with RM 61.7 billion (2,071 projects), contributing more than half (5
INVESTOR CONFIDENCE IN MALAYSIA REMAINS HIGH
The Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI), YB Dato' Sri Mustafa bin Mohamed said that investors' confidence in Malaysia remain high despite the global economic uncertainty. He said this when launching the World Investment Report (WIR) 2015, title "Reforming International Investment Governance", compiled by the United Nations.
MIDA HOSTS MINI SEMINAR ON PRINCIPAL HUB INCENTIVE - Leveraging Malaysia as the Principal Hub within the ASEAN Region
Kuala Lumpur – The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) organised a Mini Seminar on the Principal Hub (PH) Incentive at its HQ today. Representatives from foreign embassies and chambers of commerce based in Malaysia attended the seminar, which was officiated by YBhg. Datuk Phang Ah Tong, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of MIDA. The seminar featured a presentation on PH incentive as well as sharing of views by Panasonic on Malaysia as a preferred PH location within the region.
MIDA PAVILLION HOSTS MIMOS, TALENTCORP AND 5 LOCAL COMPANIES AT SEMICON SOUTHEAST ASIA - Showcase Malaysia's Dynamic Semiconductor Ecosystem
The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) pavilion at the inaugural SEMICON Southeast Asia 2015 hosts Talent Corporation, MIMOS Berhad and five Malaysian companies, namely Inari Amertron, Acculex Corporation, Aemulus Corporation, Pentamaster Corporation and TTVision Technologies to showcase the dy- namic development of Malaysia's semiconductor ecosystem. These companies are total solution providers for the semiconductor industry and manufacturers of specialised process machinery & equipment.