Malaysia Office

Asian Cities

1H 2014


Malaysian economy
The Malaysian economy increased at a steady rate of 4.4% in the second quarter of 2013 compared with 4.1% in Q1/2013. In line with forecasts, GDP reached 5.0% in Q3/2013 and 5.1% in the fourth quarter.

However, with the global economy affected by the weak US dollar and the euro crisis, which caused fluctuations in international trades, including the performance of supplies and services, the country’s overall GDP for 2013 contracted by 0.9% to stand at 4.7% by year’s end, compared with 5.6% in 2012.


Key contacts

Simon Smith

Simon Smith

Senior Director
Research & Consultancy

Two Exchange Square

+852 2842 4573


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