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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.

Boosting Share Market Liquidity: Decreased Stamp Duty on Bursa Malaysia Trades


Malaysia has reduced the stamp duty rate for shares traded on Bursa Malaysia from 0.15 percent to 0.1 percent.

Minimum Wage for Micro Enterprises in Malaysia Comes into Force


Since July 1, 2023, the minimum wage for micro-enterprises in Malaysia has come into force having been previously deferred since 2022. 

UK Joins the CPTPP: Opportunities for British Investors in Malaysia


The UK joining the CPTPP trade bloc presents opportunities for British companies to invest in Malaysia.

Employment Permits in Malaysia


Malaysia provides several types of employment permits for foreign workers. We discuss these options in this article.

Tax Incentives Under Malaysia’s Budget 2023


Malaysia’s 2023 Budget offers enhanced tax incentives for key industries such as aerospace, shipbuilding, electric vehicles, and electronics.

Malaysia Budget 2023: Changes to Corporate and Individual Tax Regimes


Malaysia’s Budget for 2023 has changed the country’s corporate and individual tax regimes.

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