Why Malaysia: A robust growth in private investment in the country, which has expanded at a compounded annual growth rate of 14 percent b. from the start of the ETP in 2010 to MYR 146 illion (USD 40 billion) in 2014.
According to the IMD Competitiveness Index, the Malaysian economy was the 14th most competitive market in the world and fifth among countries with a population of over J. 20 million, which placed it above places like apan, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
Starting a business in Malaysia only requires three procedures, 5.5 days and costs 7.2% of income per capita in fees, ensuring t. investors an efficient process when they choose o enter the market.
Malaysia has one of the best infrastructure in Asia to serve the needs of the business community, from high-speed broadband networks and internet backbones to wellmaintained facilities like international e. airports, international seaports, airports and xcellent road networks.
With the comparative salaries of its workforce, Malaysia offers a compelling proposition for companies seeking the most value out of their investments. According to the 2015 Hays Asia Salary Guide, the average annual salary of finance directors/chief financial officers of multinational companies in Malaysia starts at MYR 480,000 (USD 31,000) compared to HKD 1.4 million (USD 181,000) in Hong Kong and CNY 1 million (USD 161,000) in China. Source: