LocationsEast Asia & PacificMalaysia

Malaysia Facts

  • 29.03 million Population
  • $278.68 billion GDP, current prices
  • $9,699.70 GDP per capita, current prices
  • 25th Global Competitiveness Index rankings
  • 12 Ease of doing business index (1=best)
  • 72.8 Country credit rating (100=best)
  • Malaysian ringgit Currency Unit
NASH President Aliasak Ambia on the importance of the palm oil industry to Malaysian small holders
Dato' HJ Aliasak B HJ Ambia is the President of Malaysia’s National Association of Small Holders (NASH). He spoke with The Prospect Group about the importance of the palm oi...
Malaysia to more than double current pepper production & export levels by 2020
Malaysia is the world's 5th largest producer of pepper, with plans to more than double current export levels by 2020. New production, research, and marketing techniques, as we...
Malaysian Pepper Board (MPB) Director General Grunsin Ayom on 2020 growth targets for the pepper industry
Grunsin Ayom is the Director General of the Malaysian Pepper Board (MPB), the governmental body for the pepper industry in Malaysia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Mal...
Malaysian Pepper Board Director General Grunsin Ayom on the pepper industry in Malaysia
Grunsin Ayom is the Director General of the Malaysian Pepper Board, the governmental body for the pepper plantation industry. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the strong...
Felda Global Ventures (FGV) Group President & CEO Sabri Ahmad on post-IPO growth and expansion plans
Dato’ Sabri Ahmad is the Group President & CEO of Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad (FGV), a world leader in the plantation industry and the third largest IPO of 2012. H...
Guinness Anchor Berhad (GAB) Managing Director Charles Ireland on GAB’s 2012 results & future growth outlook
Charles Ireland is the Managing Director of Guinness Anchor Berhad (GAB), the market leader in the Malaysian beer and stout industry. He spoke with The Prospect Group about GA...
Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) CEO Yusof Basiron on Malaysia’s palm oil industry
Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Yusof Basiron is CEO of the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC), a not-for-profit organization that aims to promote the market expansion of Malaysian palm oil ...
Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) Director General Jalaluddin Harun on key developments in Malaysia’s timber sector
Dr. Jalaluddin Harun is the Director General of the Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB), a statutory body accredited to the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commoditie...
Malaysian Rubber Board Director General Salmiah Ahmad on the Automatic Rubber Tapping System (ARTS)
Datuk Dr. Salmiah Ahmad is the Director General of the Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB), which is responsible for the development and modernisation of the Malaysian rubber industr...
Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries & Commodities Bernard Dompok on the importance of plantation industries & commodities
Y.B. Tan Sri Bernard Dompok is the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities of Malaysia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Malaysia’s commodity mix, the indust...