An analysis of the TPPA


We provide the numbers on Malaysia and a comparative analysis between the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) countries on various economic aspects.

Among the 12 nations, Malaysia’s economic size is ranked sixth largest in terms of GDP, and it is the seventh most populous nation. When comparing the GDP per capita after adjusting the purchase power parity (PPP), Malaysia’s rank stands at a lowly ninth place (US$16,922), behind Chile and Singapore. However, Malaysia's GDP growth at 5.61% in 2012 was the second highest among the 12 countries. The total combined economic size among all non-US countries is still lower than the US itself, although they are about 50% more populous.

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