Challenges for Malaysia’s Economy


Communication between industrial players and public officials is seldom smooth. Yet, good mutual understanding between the two is vital for effective economic growth. Seizing the initiative, industrial players have listed their chief needs, major challenges and immediate plans for all to see.

THE TOP MANAGMENT in leading industries in Penang has been getting more and more worried over the last few years. Some of the most important prerequisites for continued development, they feel, are fading fast. In their experience, the problems plaguing their manufacturing operations have not been properly understood or taken seriously by officials. It is therefore critical for them to get their message across more successfully to the public sector and other players.

What they have come up with is something loosely based on the American concept of a sports playbook.

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