Malaysia’s economic and political state discussed at briefing

Malaysia's Minister of International Trade and Industry Mustapa Mohamed (left) addresses an audience of business leaders at Asia House. Michael Lawrence, CEO, Asia House, right.

Malaysia's Minister of International Trade and Industry Mustapa Mohamed (left) addresses an audience of business leaders at Asia House. Michael Lawrence, CEO, Asia House, right.

Malaysia’s economic and political state discussed at briefing

18/09/15

By Lucy Tomlinson

Malaysia’s Minister of International Trade and Industry Mustapa Mohamed joined Asia House corporate members for a private briefing on the country’s economic state within the current period of political volatility.

Key topics covered at the briefing included Malaysia’s position with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the impact of China’s slowdown on the Malaysian economy, Malaysia’s current political situation, ongoing major infrastructure projects and the government’s series of economic reforms. The opportunities in the ASEAN region and the progress towards economic integration were also discussed.

Asia House corporate members represented at the table included KPMG, Jardines, Mitsui, Tesco, Anglo American, Gazasia and Standard Chartered.

lucy.tomlinson@asiahouse.co.uk

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