The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is a game changer as far as global trade liberalisation goes, and Malaysia cannot afford to be left out.
External factors aren’t bright, yet there could be a silver lining amidst it all.
Comparative advantages work as competitive advantages where price is a primary differentiator between the various suppliers of a particular product.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is arguably the most controversial trade agreement to date. Small wonder, given that it includes 12 nations and covers nearly 40% of the global economy. The TPP will undoubtedly bring enormous gains but detractors are asking to whom, and at what cost?
Bank Negara Malaysia’s recent intervention to prop up the Malaysian Ringgit, now at its 17-year low, is reportedly eating into our country’s reserves. Should we be concerned about its impact on the nation’s external finance?
The 16th Malaysian International Food & Beverage Trade Fair will showcase over 300 exhibitors from 45 countries.
And how the current era of South-South economic cooperation and prosperity is just the beginning of things to come.
The country’s economy is more robust than expected, with domestic demand driving growth and the lower ringgit boosting trade exports.
The establishment of a renminbi clearing bank in Malaysia presents financial institutions here with unique opportunities.
SMEs considering such a transition would need to adhere to industry “best practices”. Here are some tips from industry leaders.
SMEs must embrace various new trends in information and communications technology (ICT) as a catalyst for better productivity and lower operational costs. Enter cloud computing.
The facts, myths, and debate about the hottest 21st century multi-national trade negotiation since the World Trade Organisation.
For the past two years, Malaysia’s 650,000 small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) have had to grapple with a slew of rising costs. At the recent Industry Speaks event, experts in
their respective fields shared their thoughts on what can be done.
Economists expect the Malaysian economy to improve its performance this year, to be supported by a stronger performance from the export sector and sustained growth domestic momentum.
How do some seemingly uncompetitive businesses survive competition?
Why is oil so precious? Why are we so dependent on it? And is there a way out of this dependency?