This Survey is published under the responsibility of the Secretary-General of the OECD. The draft report was discussed at a meeting of the Economic and Development Review Committee on 24-25 June 2021, with participation of representatives of the Malaysian authorities. The 2021 OECD Economic Survey of Malaysia was prepared by Kosuke Suzuki, Zahid Ismail, Wan Fazlin Nadia Wan Osman, Sugumar Saminathan, Mohamad Norjayadi Tamam, Zafrulla Hussein, Suraiti Zainal Abidin, Halimahton Sa'diah Let, Mohamad Muzaffar Abdul Hamid, Nurrul Nur Aisyah Hamran, Suhaimi Hamad, Peter Gal, Francesco Losma, Laurence Todd and Eva Tène, under the supervision of Patrick Lenain. It benefitted from contributions at various stages by Alvaro Pereira, Isabell Koske, Cristiana Vitale, Ashikin binti Abdul Razak, Adlina Merican binti Zainuddin Merican, Tan Fung Ling, Zaharel Reeza Bin Ruslan and Mohd Aizuddin Noor Azman. Isabelle Luong provided statistical assistance and Stephanie Henry and Karimatou Diallo provided editorial support. Support from the World Bank and the governments of Malaysia and Japan is gratefully acknowledged. Information about the latest as well as previous Surveys and more information about how Surveys are prepared is available at

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