1. Trade Policy Review – Malaysia 2010

  1. David Greenaway
  1. Camilla Jensen1 and
  2. Nasra Kara2

Published Online: 2 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118321362.ch1

The World Economy: Global Trade Policy 2011

The World Economy: Global Trade Policy 2011

How to Cite

Jensen, C. and Kara, N. (2012) Trade Policy Review – Malaysia 2010, in The World Economy: Global Trade Policy 2011 (ed D. Greenaway), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118321362.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Nottingham, Semenyih, Malaysia

  2. 2

    Open University of Tanzania, Tanzania

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 MAY 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444367003

Online ISBN: 9781118321362



  • Malaysia's trade policy, cautious reformer in crisis, and volatility;
  • Trade Policy Review, Malaysia 2010, situation facing Malaysia;
  • Malaysian context of economic policy;
  • Malaysia, and measures bridging dual structures in tourism;
  • free market economy, oligarchic style and state ownership;
  • Malaysia's de facto trade, surface characterisation as highly liberal;
  • MTPB tourism, travel and transport, the dominant exports;
  • FID, and ownership constellations;
  • new policy context and annual FDI inflows, outflows;
  • TDC and MCT, decentralisation in decision-making


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • An Introduction to Malaysian Economy and Politics

  • Malaysian Trade and Policy

  • Foreign Direct Investment Policies

  • Tourism as Trade in Services

  • Trade Partners Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References