Changing recipe in industrial production

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Every recipe needs the right ingredients for success; get the mix right and walk away with a winning formula; get the mix wrong and the dish could fall flat. The same could be said for “ingredients” needed for successful trade and commerce. Interpreting national input-output data (which can be regarded as ingredients, using the cooking analogy), here is a look at some of the commodities that play a major role in Penang’s economy.

Radio, tv & computer (RTC) equipment

Since the early 1970s, Penang has been the E&E manufacturing hub in Malaysia. But what actually goes into these electrical commodities before they find their way to consumers?


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