TITLE

Malaysian investing hits a record high

AUTHOR(S)
Cheok Soh Hui
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;2/19/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 54, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase in the approved manufacturing investment in Malaysia in 2006. The country's investment increased because its lofty energy costs attracted investment in the chemical and petroleum industries. The value of the projects approved has totaled to ringgit 46 billion. Investment in the chemical and chemical products industries grew more than fivefold.
ACCESSION #
24348671

 

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