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Unlocking Opportunities: Malaysia Removes Visa Requirements for Chinese and Indian Travelers


Malaysia has removed visa requirements for Chinese and Indian travelers as the country aims to boost its tourism industry.

Malaysia Imposes Tax on the Import of Low Value Goods


As of January 1, 2024, Malaysia has imposed a new 10 percent sales tax on the import of low-value goods sold online in the country.

Singapore and Malaysia Plan Joint Special Economic Zone in Johor State


Singapore and Malaysia are partnering to create a special economic zone in Malaysia’s Johor state, adjacent to the Singaporean border.

Malaysia’s Semiconductor Sector Beckons Foreign Investors


Malaysia wants to develop its semiconductor industry beyond assembly and testing into more value-added production such as integrated circuit design.

Promising Sectors for Investments in Malaysia’s Economic Corridors


Malaysia’s economic corridors offer foreign businesses ample opportunities to invest in sectors that have transformed the country into a leading economic power in Southeast Asia.

Malaysia’s Budget 2024: Impact for Individuals


Malaysia’s 2024 budget brings forth structural alterations that will notably impact businesses and individuals.

Malaysia’s Economic Corridors: A Guide for Foreign Investors – Latest Issue of ASEAN Briefing Magazine


In this ASEAN Briefing issue, we outline Malaysia’s economic corridors, delve into investor incentives, and highlight promising sectors for investment within these corridors.

Malaysia’s Budget 2024: Impact for Business


Malaysia’s government tabled its 2024 budget in mid-October in what was slated as the largest in the nation’s history.

Malaysia’s New Transfer Pricing & APA Rules


Malaysia has announced two new rules governing transfer pricing norms in the country. Multinational entities should take note.

Laos Enhancing Cross Border Railway Connectivity with Malaysia, China


Malaysia and Laos aim to enhance cross-railway cooperation to improve trade through a Memorandum of Collaboration.

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