malaysia


CPSC Membership

Partner Ministry/Organization Department of Polytechnic Education (DPE), Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE)
Liaison Officer Mr. Imran Abdullah
Undersecretary
International Relations Division
Recent Programs Held in the Country 2016: In-Country Program on Quality Assurance in TVET through APACC Accreditation. April 25-29, 2016.
2015: Joint Training Program on Automotive (Vehicle Electrical, Engine Management System and Introduction to Hybrid Technology) Course. March 31 to April 17, 2015.
2014: (1) Regional Program on Quality Assurance through International Accreditation in Malaysia. November 4-5, 2014 (2) In-Country Program on Integrating Sustainable Development to TVET. August 18-22, 2014.
2013: In-Country Program on Public-Private Partnership- the New Dimension of Industry-Institution linkages. November 24-28, 2013.
Ambassador H.E. Dato' Raszlan Abdul Rashid
Ambassador of Malaysia to the Republic of the Philippines
Address of Embassy/Consulate in Manila 107 Tordesillas Street,
Salcedo Village
Makati City, Philippines

Economy

GDP (billions) $ 302.748 million (nominal; 2015), 38th
GDP Per Capita $9,501 (nominal; 2015)
Currency Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) = 100 Sen
Major Exports electrical & electronic products, palm oil, liquefied natural gas, petroleum, chemicals, machinery, vehicles, optical & scientific equipment, manufactures of metal, rubber, wood and wood products
Major Imports electrical & electronic products, machinery, chemicals, petroleum, plastics, vehicles, manufactures of metal, iron and steel products
Major Industries Electronics, Rubber and Palm oil processing, Pharmaceuticals, Medical technology, Smelting, Logging, Timber processing, Petroleum production, Petroleum refining
Major Export Partners Singapore 13.6%, China 12.6%, Japan 11.8%, United States 8.7%, Thailand 5.4%, Hong Kong 4.3%, India 4.2%, Australia 4.1% (2012)
Major Import Partners China 15.1%, Singapore 13.3%, Japan 10.3%, United States 8.1%, Thailand 6.0%, Indonesia 5.1%, South Korea 4.1% (2012 est.)
Foreign Exchange Reserves $77.4 billion (2017)
Inflation 3.0%
Population below Poverty Line 1.0%
Gini Coefficient 43.1 (moderately unequal)
Competitiveness Rank 25th
Ease of Doing Business Rank 23rd (out of 190)
Employment Rate 95.0% (2016, est.)
Unemployment Rate 5.0% (2016, est.)

Politics

president-muhammadMuhammad V (Yang di-Pertuan Agong) / (https://www.mensive.com)

Type of Government Federal parliamentary elective constitutional monarchy
Head of State Muhammad V (Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
Head of Government Najib Razak (Prime Minister)
Legislating Body/Bodies Parliament of Malaysia
Upper House: Dewan Negara
Lower House: Dewan Rakyat

Social Facts

malaysian-people

Time zone UTC + 8:00
Human Development Index 0.779 (high, 62nd out of 180)
Literacy Rate 94.6% (men, 96.2%; women, 93.2%)
% of people with internet access 71.06% (approx. 21,553,214)
Life Expectancy 75 years (Males: 72.70, Females: 77.30)
Drives on the Left
Calling code +60
ISO 3166 code MY
Internet TLD .my