2016 OECD Economic Surveys: Malaysia 2016

Economic Assessment

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This 2016 OECD Economic Survey of Malaysia examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects. The special chapters cover: Productivity and Inclusive Growth.



Basic statistics of Malaysia

(2015 unless noted otherwise, numbers in parentheses refer to the OECD)

This first OECD Economic Assessment of Malaysia was prepared by Hidekatsu Asada, Stewart Nixon and Thomas Chalaux, under the supervision of Vincent Koen. It benefited from contributions at various stages by Mohamed Rizwan Habeeb Rahuman, Abu Zeid Mohd Arif, Faisal Naru, Lynn Robertson, Ruben Maximiano, Massimo Geloso Grosso, Kazuhiro Sugie, Gernot Hutschenreiter and Philippe Larrue. Administrative assistance was provided by Mercedes Burgos and Sisse Nielsen.The draft report was discussed at a meeting of the Economic and Development Review Committee on 19 July 2016, with participation by representatives of the Malaysian authorities. The draft was then revised in the light of the discussions. The cut-off date for data and information used in the Economic Assessment is 31 August 2016.The Economic Assessment is published under the responsibility of the Secretary-General of the OECD.Support from the governments of Japan, Australia and Malaysia is gratefully acknowledged.


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