Malaysia, strategically located in the heart of South East Asia, offers a competitive location for investors intending to set up offshore operations for the manufacture of advanced technological products for regional and international markets. Malaysia’s key strengths include:
Malaysia's persistent drive to develop and upgrade its infrastructure has resulted in one of the most well-developed infrastructures among the newly industrialising countries of Asia. The greatest advantage to manufacturers in Malaysia has been the nation's persistent drive to develop and upgrade its infrastructure.
Industries in Malaysia are predominantly located in over 200 industrial estates and Free Trade Zones developed throughout the country. These zones are categorised as export processing zones, which cater to the requirements of export-oriented industries.
Malaysia is one of the most technologically developed countries amongst industrialising nations in the ASEAN region. This advancement has become an integral part of Malaysia's growth as an industrialised nation, not only a great advantage for manufacturers but also boosting the capabilities of local SMEs and start-ups, strengthening digital content, embracing digitisation, and enhancing e-commerce.