Industrial Parks in Numbers

By Lee Siu Ming

August 2019 STATISTICS
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Penang has over 45 years of industrial experience and almost 300,000 persons employed directly in the manufacturing industries. In tandem with the expansion in industrial development, many industrial parks have been developed to accommodate the manufacturing and support services activities in Penang. Industrial Land Use From 2013-2017, all districts recorded a positive growth of industrial land use with a cumulative annual growth rate (CAGR) of between 0.3% and 8.6%, except for the northwest district, which recorded a negative CAGR. In...

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Lee Siu Ming

is a senior analyst at Penang Institute, and believes in the Latin phrase Audi alteram partem, loosely translated as “Listen to the other side".