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  • American Business in Malaysia Directory. [Petaling Jaya] : Asia Medialine (M) Sdn. Bhd. in cooperation with the Foreign Commercial Section, American Embassy, 1997.
    LC Call Number:   HF3800.6.A48 D57
    Available in: Business Reading Room: Foreign Industrial Directories Alcove
    This 205 page directory contains information on U.S. companies in Malaysia and Malaysian government organizations and trade associations. Major sources of information include: U.S. Government's offices in Malaysia; index of U.S. firms; American company profiles; listing by industry sector; U.S. firms and their Malaysian agents/distributors; Malaysian government departments; statutory authorities; and economic development offices.


  • Doing Business in Malaysia. [Kuala Lumpur] : Price, Waterhouse, 1996. 249 pp.
    LC Call Number:   KPG952.A13 D65
    Available in: Asian Reading Room: South Asia Reference
    Business Reading Room: Uncataloged copy : Current Periodical Shelves (1994 edition)
    As one of Asia's fastest growing economies, Malaysia has set its sights on becoming an industrialized nation by the year 2020. To foreign investors and business people contemplating setting up business in Malaysia, this guide will help facilitate their understanding of the local environment.


  • Key Business Directory of Malaysia. Singapore : Dun & Bradstreet Information Services, 1996/97.
    LC Call Number:   HG4244.66 .A27
    Available in: Business Reading Room: Foreign Industrial Directories Alcove
    Organized in three sections -- by alphabetical order, line of business and geographical locations. This directory lists the top 2,500 companies with sales of not less than M$18 million or at least 50 employees. Includes a ranking of companies by sales and by number of employees.


  • Malaysia International Trade and Industry Report. Kuala Lumpur : Malaysia Ministry of International Trade and Industry. 1997/98.
    LC Call Number:   HF3800.6.A48 M43
    Available in: Business Reading Room
    Provides an overview of world economic, trade, and investment developments, international and regional trade for, Asean Cooperation, as well as chapters on Malaysia's external trade, trade promotion, manufacturing sector performance, industry trends and outlook, and a discussion of barriers to Malaysia's exports and investments.The work also includes numerous tables showing exports and production by industry sector.


  • Money and banking in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur : Bank Negara Malaysia. 4th ed., 1994. 599 pp.
    LC Call Number:   HG3300.6.A6 M66
    Available in: Asian Reading Room: South Asia Reference
    A comprehensive and authoritative account of the Malaysian financial system, encompassing developments during the last thirty years, but with greater emphasis on the progress made during the last five years.


Internet Resources

  • Business, Commerce: Malaysia
    Publisher: Library of Congress. Asian Division.
    A Library of Congress Portals to the World guide, with selected links to electronic resources selected by subject specialists in the Asian Division of the Library of Congress.
  • FMM Net
    Publisher: Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers
    This site, managed by the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers, which represents over 2,000 manufacturing and industrial service companies, provides an overview of recent economic information about Malaysia including national budget and economic plans, key economic indicators, and exchange and interest rates. The site includes a database of Malaysian manufacturers, searchable by company name, product, brand, or industry. Information provided includes name, address, phone, fax, email, name of chief executive, products manufactured, and current and proposed export areas. Some products are also linked to illustrated online catalog descriptions. The site also offers additional business information available by subscription only.
  • New Malaysia Homepage
    Publisher: (An ASIACO partner)
    Includes links to recent news stories; online job listings in Malaysia; Malaysian Internet sites in various categories, including business, finance, exporting and trade; a "Classifieds Center"; a search engine; and a message board.
    Provides links to Malaysian web sites relating to Accounting and Taxes Banking, Business and Financial News, Business Directories, Companies, Finance and Investment, Insurance, International Business and Trade, Law, Professional Organizations, and Real Estate.

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