WHY Malaysia

Malaysia is in its most radical transformation as it battles to achieve the Vision 2020. The transformation is visible on the political front, the public sector and among Malaysian business entities.

A Dynamic Business Environment
Malaysia, strategically located in the heart of South East Asia, offers a cost-competitive location for investors intending to set up offshore operations for the manufacture of advanced technological products for regional and international markets. Supported by a market-oriented economy and pro-business Government policies, Malaysia offers investors a dynamic and vibrant business environment with the ideal prerequisites for growth and profits.

Advancing with Technology
Technological advancement has become an integral part of Malaysia's growth as an industrialized nation. Malaysia is one of the most technologically developed countries amongst industrialising nations in the ASEAN region. The nation's persistent drive to engage modern technologies proves to be a great advantage to manufacturers in Malaysia.

Well-developed Infrastructure and Human Resources
Infrastructure in Malaysia is designed to serve the business community and it is one of the best in Asia. Telecommunications network served by digital and fibre optic technology, five international airports (all with air-cargo facilities), well-maintained highways and seven international seaports make Malaysia an ideal springboard to the Asia-Pacific market.

Industries in Malaysia are predominantly located in over 500 industrial estates and Free Zones developed throughout the country. These zones are categorized as export processing zones, which cater to the requirements of export-oriented industries. There are also specialized parks that have been developed to cater to the needs of specific industries. One of Malaysia's greatest assets is her human resources. The workforce here is young, educated and productive, proving to be one of the best in the region.

A Heaven for Foreign Companies
The conducive business environment in Malaysia has made the country one of the world's top investment destinations for offshore manufacturing operations. Malaysia has to date attracted more than 5,000 foreign companies from more than 40 countries to establish their operations in the country, reflecting their confidence in Malaysia as a site for their business ventures.