Malaysia serves as an ideal platform for Dutch companies seeking expansion in Asia. The middle-income country has 33.4 million inhabitants and has experienced impressive economic growth over the past years. Its strategic location, developed infrastructure, skilled labor, relatively low-cost structure, and well-developed financial sector contribute to its competitive investment climate.
Since gaining independence, Malaysia has successfully diversified its economy from one that was initially agriculture and commodity-based, to one that now hosts robust manufacturing and service sectors. The country’s main exports consist of electronics and electrical equipment. The Malaysian government is dedicated to position the country to become a high-value-added economy through ambitious plans and modernization.
Malaysia is known as one of the World’s most open economies, with low inflation and a strong business environment. Its innovation-driven and knowledge-based economy make the country an attractive regional hub for services. Especially the financial services, maritime, water management, and sustainable energy sectors exhibit promising growth rates and interesting opportunities for Dutch companies.
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