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PESTLE Analysis of the Malaysia 2016

PESTLE Analysis of the Malaysia 2016

The Malaysian economy is dominated by service sector; it contributed approximately 56.6% tothe total GDP in 2015. Wholesale and retail mainly contributed 17.5% in 2015, followed byfinance and real estate that combinedly contributed 11.3% to the service sector. The governmentis implementing structural reforms in the energy sector, which will improve the business climate ofthe country. The government has increased its spending on infrastructure projects,telecommunications, and the energy sector. Domestic demand, along with an additional lift fromexports, is expected to be the main growth driver of the Malaysian economy, as global growthimproves in 2016.political, economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental factors of Malaysia and hascome up with a comprehensive research report, “PESTLE Analysis of Malaysia 2016.” This reportprovides an analysis of the Malaysian economy from historical, current, and future perspectives.

SWOT analysis, scenario analysis, and risk analysis of Malaysia is also included in the report.

The report also includes the forecast for Malaysia’s economic growth through 2021.

The report highlights various drivers and challenges which have influenced investment decisionsin the economy. Malaysia is a politically stable country. The country has strong current accountsurplus and high foreign reserves. Malaysia, located within Southeast Asia, has two distinct parts.

The western half contains the Peninsular Malaysia, and the eastern half includes the states of

Sarawak and Sabah, which share the island of Borneo with Indonesia and Brunei, due to which

Malaysia attracts more trade. Malaysia is currently facing challenges, like the falling value of theringgit and a slowdown in the rate of economic growth over and above lower oil prices. Anotherchallenge for Malaysia is the impact of the slowdown on the Chinese economy, as well asinternational investors.

This unique report from Lucintel will provide you with valuable information, insights, and toolsneeded to identify new growth opportunities and operate your business successfully in thismarket. This report will save hundreds of hours of your own personal research time and willsignificantly benefit you in expanding your business in this market. In today’s stringent economy,you need every advantage that you can find.

Features of This Report:

To make business, investment, and strategic decisions, you need timely, useful information. Thismarket report fulfills this core need and is an indispensable reference guide for multinationalmaterials suppliers, product manufacturers, investors, executives, distributors, and many morethat operate in this market.

Some of the features of “PESTLE Analysis of the Malaysia 2016” include:

  • Trend and forecast for key macroeconomic variables that are useful to make major investment decision
  • Analysis on economic activity, investment environment, and trade structure of the country
  • Major industries in Malaysia and its contribution to GDP
  • Trends in savings, investments, and consumptions
  • Analysis of Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal, and Environmental mscenarios as well as their impact on different industries
Analysis on geographical importance and social structure such as labor quality

PESTLE Analysis of the Malaysia 2016

Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, and Threat (SWOT) analysis of Malaysia


1. Executive Summary
2. Malaysia’s Political Analysis
2.1: Structure and Stability of Government
2.2: Government Changes and Policy Stability
2.2.1: Policy Agenda – Reforms and Future Plans
3. Malaysia’s Economic Analysis
3.2: Sectoral Contribution to GDP and GDP Growth Rate
3.3: Pricing Trends- Inflation and Interest Rates
3.4: Consumption, Saving, and Investment Trends
3.5: International Trade and Its Contribution to GDP
3.6: Foreign Direct Investment by Industry
4. Malaysia’s Economic and Business Risk Analysis
4.1: Risk in Financial Sector
4.1.1: Risk in Current Account Balance
4.1.2. Terms of Trade of Malaysia
4.2. Risk in Balance of Payment (BOP)
4.3: Risk in Foreign Exchange Reserves and Exchange Rate
4.3.1: Risk in Fiscal Balance
4.3.2: External Debt and Default Risk
4.2: Credit Rating of Countries – Credibility in the Debt Market
5. Malaysia’s Social Analysis
5.1: Social and Demographic Analysis
5.2: Labor Market – Quality and Availability
5.3: Social Development Index
6. Malaysia’s R&D and Technological Factors
6.1: R&D Expenditure in Malaysia
6.2: Impact of Technology in Industry
6.3: Technology Policy
7. Malaysia’s Legal Analysis
7.1: Company Law
7.2: Labor Law
7.3: Tax Law
7.4: Economic Policies – A Recent Development
7.5: Doing Business in Malaysia 2015 – Process to Establish Business
8. Malaysia’s Environmental Analysis
8.1: Environment Policy
9. SWOT Analysis – Search of Potential Opportunities in Malaysia
List of Figures
Chapter 3. Malaysia’s Economic Analysis
Figure 3.1: Economic Scenarios of Major Countries in 2015
Figure 3.2: Trends of Real GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.3: Scenario Analysis of GDP Forecast
Figure 3.4: Trends of the Per Capita Income
Figure 3.5: GDP Sectoral Contribution
Figure 3.6: Share of Different Sectors to GDP in 2015
Figure 3.7: Annual Trends of Inflation and Interest Rates
Figure 3.8: Quarterly Interest Rate of Malaysia
Figure 3.9: Trends of Savings and Investments as Percentage of GDP
Figure 3.10: Trends of Consumption Expenditure as Percentage of GDP
Figure 3.11: Malaysia’s International Trade Structure
Figure 3.12: Malaysia’s Exports by Product 2010
Figure 3.13: Malaysia’s Exports by Product 2015
Figure 3.14: Malaysia’s Imports by Product 2010
Figure 3.15: Malaysia’s Imports by Product 2015
Figure 3.16: Malaysia’s Exports by Country 2010
Figure 3.17: Malaysia’s Exports by Country 2015
Figure 3.18: Malaysia’s Imports by Country 2010
Figure 3.19: Malaysia’s Imports by Country 2015
Figure 3.20: Trends of Imports and Exports as Percentage of GDP
Figure 3.21: Foreign Direct Investment by Industry
Chapter 4. Malaysia’s Economic and Business Risk Analysis
Figure 4.1: Trends of Current Account Balance and Percentage to GDP
Figure 4.2: Terms of Trade for Malaysia
Figure 4.3: Trends of Balance of Payment
Figure 4.4: Trends of Foreign Exchange Reserve and Exchange Rate
Figure 4.5: Trends of Government Revenue and Expenditure as Percentage of GDP
Figure 4.6: Trends of Fiscal Balance as Percentage of GDP
Figure 4.7: Trends of Debt as Percentage of GDP
Chapter 5. Malaysia’s Social Analysis
Figure 5.1: Geographical Location of Malaysia
Figure 5.2: Trends of Population in Malaysia
Figure 5.3: Population Age Structure
Figure 5.4: Trends of Unemployment Rate in Malaysia
Chapter 6. Malaysia’s R&D and Technological Factors
Figure 6.1: Trends of R&D Expenditure in Malaysia
List of Tables
Chapter 1. Executive Summary
Table 1.1: Factors Affecting Business in Malaysia
Chapter 2. Malaysia’s Political Analysis
Table 2.1: Political Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 3. Malaysia’s Economic Analysis
Table 3.1: Factors Affecting Industry Growth
Table 3.2: FDI Limits by Industry
Table 3.3: Economic Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 4. Malaysia’s Economic and Business Risk Analysis
Table 4.1: Credit Rating of Countries by Moody’s, Fitch, and S&P
Table 4.2: Economic Risk Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 5. Malaysia’s Social Analysis
Table 5.2: Corruption, GINI, Homicide, and Human Development Index
Table 5.3: Social Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 6. Malaysia’s R&D and Technological Factors
Table 6.1: Technological Factors and Their Impact on Business
Table 6.2: Income Tax Rates of Malaysia
Chapter 7. Malaysia’s Legal Analysis
Table 7.1: Indicators for Starting Business
Table 7.2: Ranking of Ease of Doing a Business
Table 7.3: Legal Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 8. Malaysia’s Environmental Analysis
Table 8.1: Environmental Factors and Their Impact on Business

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