Can Malaysia’s Growth Be Sustainable?

  • Yumiko Okamoto
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Abstract

Since the mid 1980s Malaysia has been successful in attracting a large number of world-class electronics firms and forming an industrial agglomeration, especially in the electronics industry. As a result, Malaysia has been a leading producer of electronics products in the international market, and the industry has been an important engine of growth. It is often said, however, that since the international competitiveness of Malaysia is being eroded partly owing to the rapid emergence of China as an industrial power, it may not be possible for Malaysia to sustain its current industrial growth.

Keywords

Amid Income Agglomeration Malaysia Indonesia 

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