Economic Development & Diversity

Malaysia is becoming a role model for developing nations with a rapidly growing economy and education system. Under the Economic Transformation Programme, the nation is increasingly diversifying its economy with significant investments, tourism being a major part in this. The tourism industry in Malaysia is an important foreign exchange earner, contributing to economic growth, attracting investments and providing employment.

Malaysia’s warm weather, eco-diversity and events landscape has helped attract huge tourist arrivals per year and in positioning Malaysia as a leading tourist and major events destination.

  • 12th Most competitive economy in the world for doing business (World Bank’s ‘Ease of doing business’ Report – 2013 Edition.