Malaysia was formed in the year in the year 1963 in the South East Asia and is a federation comprising of thirteen states. It is located along the Straits of Malacca and has quite a strategic location being situated in the southern portion of the South China Sea. The capital of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur, which along with the other cities and states, provides a conducive environment for business to the many number of foreign investors as well as the domestic traders. It is a country, which is quite rich in natural resources like copper, natural gas, iron ore, petroleum, tin, and timber. The country is a blend of modern infrastructure and traditional norms and is a multi-ethnic society that comprises of three important races, being, Indian, Chinese and the Malays. Though having impressive successes in the past, the Malaysian economy’s growth is forecasted from five percent per year in the block of 2011-2020 to an average of 4 percent during the block 2021-2030 due to the slow rate of growth in the working–age population.
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Vietnam is proving to be one of the most successful markets and it is offering far-reaching success and opportunities to various exporters and the investors. The economic growth of the Vietnam’s economy has proven to be one of the highest in the world economy, and it is expanding at an average of seven percent a year and this rate has been seen from the year 2002 to 2011. One can very well imagine the growing success of the economy. On the other hand, Vietnam saw a growth in the industrial production at the rate of twelve percent during the above-mentioned period. Even in the year 2012, the economy is expected to grow at about the same rate. However, the inflation problem poses to be the major problem though Government is taking various measures that can be seen controlling the macroeconomic policies and implementing price stability measures, which in turn would balance targets for growth. The industrial inputs are making constant growth as Vietnam imports chemical, software. Growth is also paving its way through the other sectors of the market like the manufacturing sector, construction, and tourism, and the investors are becoming fairly interested in making necessary investments in sectors like gas and electricity.
China has proved to be one of the most attractive economies where the Foreign Direct Investment or FDI is concerned. This has been possible because of the continuous expansion of the domestic market as well as the sustained increase of the economic growth rate. However, the same cannot be said about the returns that the foreign investors expect of the investments in the long term. Very often uncertainties linger regarding this, as there exists various restrictions over the foreign policies together with unreliability of the legal system that is lacks the required transparency.
India is the second most populated country in the world, ranking right behind China. India is a blended beauty of rich culture, ancient monuments, historical sites, varied festivals and has the mighty Himalayas in its northern boundaries. There is hardly any country in the worlds where one finds such diversity in the traditions but somewhere all are kind of interlinked. That is probably the charm of this largest democracy in the global front. Where languages are concerned, Hindi happens to be the national language of the country but English is quite popularly used as one of the common languages nationwide.
Cambodia has got a developing market economy that has been growing at an average rate of 10 % since the year 2004. Due to the global economic crisis, this growth rate slowed down in the year 2009. There are only one third of the 13.3 million Cambodians who are living in poverty but government hopes and are struggling to raise the standard of living of these poor citizens. The constitutional and the democratic system which was reestablished in the year 1993 killed most of the intellectuals and the capitalists of Cambodia. The warring parties in Cambodia fought for national parliamentary elections in the year 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008. A coalition emerged between the Cambodian People’s Party and the royalist FUBCINPEC party emerged during 1933, 1998 and 2003 elections. The CPP won the elections in July 2008 but FUBCINPEC was selected as minority coalition party.
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