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About Malaysia

Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country in the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. The country

The country’s economy is open and industrialized markets. The primary sectors are Agriculture, mining, and tourism. It is famous for palm oil and tin production

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionASEAN
Capital CityKuala Lumpur
Government TypeFederal parliamentary elective constitutional monarchy
Official LanguagesMalay, English
CurrencyMalaysian ringgit, MYR
Phone Code +60
Important CitiesGeorge Town of Penang, Ipoh, Johor Bahru, Malacca City, Kota Kinabalu, Kuantan, Alor Setar, Tawau, Sandakan
National DayIndependence Day (31st Aug)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking12 (Very Easy)
Primary Industrieselectronics, automotive, and construction, solar panels, Electronics, semiconductors, microchips, integrated circuits, rubber, oleochemicals, automotive, optical devices, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, smelting, timber, wood pulp, Islamic finance, petroleum, liquified natural gas, petrochemicals, telecommunication product
Major ExportsSemiconductor & electronic products, palm oil, liquefied natural gas, petroleum, chemicals, machinery, vehicles, optical & scientific equipment, manufactures of metal, rubber, wood and wood products
Major Exports to IndiaHides and skins, Animal, Footwear, Food Products, Textiles and Clothing, Minerals, Stone and Glass, Plastic or Rubber, Wood, Transportation, Chemicals
Major ImportsElectrical machinery, equipment, Mineral fuels including oil, Machinery including computers, Plastics, plastic articles, Iron, steel, Vehicles, Optical, technical, medical apparatus, Gems, precious metals, Organic chemicals, Other chemical goods.
Major Imports from IndiaFuels, Metals, Chemicals, Raw materials, Machinery and Electricals, Animal, Vegetables, Textiles and Clothing, Transportation, Stone and Glass, Food Products
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaIndia ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement, Global System of Trade and Preferences (GSTP), Economic Integration Agreement (EIA) & Free Trade Agreement (FTA), The Malaysia-India Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (IMCECA)
Bordering NationsIndonesia, Singapore, Thailand
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation(APEC), Association of Southeast Asian Nations(ASEAN), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area(BIMP-EAGA), Commonwealth of Nations(CommonWealth), East Asia Summit(EAS), Group of 15(G15), Group of 77(G77), Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition(IMCTC), Indian Ocean Rim Association(IORA), Organisation of Islamic Co-operation(OIC), Pacific Economic Cooperation Council(PECC), Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Mridul Kumar
Honourable High Commissioner
High Commission of India
Level 28, Menara 1 Mon't Kiara, No. 1, Jalan Mon't Kiara, 50480, Kuala Lumpur.
Email: hoc.kl@mea.gov.my
Phone: (00-603) 62052350, 6205 2351
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr. Dato Hidayat Abdul Hamid
Honorable High Commissioner
High Commission of Malaysia
50-M, Satya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi- 110021
Email: mwdelhi@kln.gov.my
Phone: +91-11-26111291, 26111292, 26111293, 26111297