Malaysia's Strategic Reform Initiatives

Economic programme set to unlock nation's competitiveness

Competition, in any progressive nation, is not only encouraged but a necessary catalyst for a more efficient and dynamic economy.

Monday, 27 May, 2013, 12:33pm

Boosting economy through competition, standards and liberalisation

Compete or be prepared to be irrelevant. Among the six SRIs, the plan on competition, standards and liberalisation leads Malaysia's bid in becoming a competitive global player.

27 May 2013 - 12:28pm

Cultivating competition towards becoming a high-income nation

Effecting change in an environment of decades-long business practices is a formidable task. Undaunted, the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) is enforcing the Competition Act 2010, which aims to create a more competitive business environment in the country.

27 May 2013 - 12:34pm

Revitalising workforce creates conducive business environment

The signing of Malaysia's first minimum wage law, affecting approximately 3.2 million private sector workers, signifies great progress in modernising labour legislation, reflecting the government's commitment to human capital development.

27 May 2013 - 12:27pm

Privatisation sets course for country's global rise

Recognising that private sector investments are crucial to attaining high-income nation status, Malaysia is earnestly pursuing the privatisation of state assets in industries where commerce is working well. This thrust is contained in Malaysia's ETP, which sets SRIs designed to raise more than US$400 billion in investments from the private sector over the next eight years.

27 May 2013 - 12:30pm

Enhanced public service delivery enables new businesses to grow

For Malaysia's economy to flourish, businesses and investments need an environment that will help them grow. This includes the support of a government that makes it easier for entrepreneurs and companies to do business.

27 May 2013 - 12:20pm