Global Business Insight

Penang – Silicon Valley of Malaysia Offers Practical Solutions Against the Chinese Competition

Among the ASEAN nations, Malaysia is standing out as worthy competition to China’s dominating presence. For those unfamiliar with the area and market, it may come as a surprise that the country has relatively good infrastructure, well developed ports and rail, and sizeable investments in hi-tech capabilities. As a result, Malaysia (and Penang) is positioning itself to become the next choice location for large volumes of foreign investment in manufacturing and the next hub of electrics manufacturing in Asia – the Silicon Valley of Asia.