March 2006
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Mar2006, Vol. 17 Issue 3, Special section p8
Country Report
Country Report
The article reports on economic developments in Malaysia. Malaysian Everest climber M. Moorthy claims as a Muslim convert by the Sharia courts after his death. The inflation rate of Malaysia has reached to 3.5 percent which is higher compared to the 3 percent level considered by the central bank governor. Malaysia ranked 8th in the Asian business environment rankings due to its government's high level of involvement in the economy, counterbalancing their low protectionism and low tax rates.


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