Penang’s way forward

December 2009 INVESTMENT
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The global crisis has definitely hit Malaysia and the region, forcing planners and politicians to the drawing board to work out ways of weathering the storm. Anna Ong of Invest Penang takes a quick look at the macro-economic future of Penang.PENANG managed to secure the highest manufacturing investments in its industrialisation history in 2008. With the RM10.16bil injected into the manufacturing sector last year, the state ranked fourth behind Sarawak, Selangor and Johor. The same year also recorded the highest domestic investments...

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