E&E sector as a National Key Economic Area

By Poh Heem Heem

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2010 promises of economic transformation in Malaysia. The key message is loud and clear – Malaysia must not become a middle-income country which loses its growth momentum as a result of protectionist, insular and outdated policies.From 2001–2009, Malaysia achieved average GDP growth of 4.3%; compared with the competing economies of China, Vietnam and India which recorded average growth of more than seven per cent for the same period. As the country transitions, it has come to terms with the changes...

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Poh Heem Heem

is senior manager for Special Projects and Consultancy at the PSDC. The PITRS is a special project designed as an inhouse document for limited circulation. The key findings have been summarised here by her team members, Richard Ho and Tan Yin Hooi.