Malaysia faces a host of short- and long-term challenges that threaten its continued prosperity, as well as its ambition to become a high-income nation by 2020.
Its economy continues to be disproportionately driven by commodity exports, specifically petroleum and palm oil. Prices for these commodities have been increasingly volatile, subjecting Malaysia’s economy to increasing uncertainty that’s harmful to the general business and investment environment.
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