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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur.

  1. Introduction to Malaysia (Southeast Asia)
    1. Malaysian Political System;
    2. Ethnic Groups;
    3. Bahasa Malayu;
    4. Government policies.
  2. Malaysian Economy
    1. Infrastructure in Malaysia.
  3. Key sectors in Malaysia:
    1. Metal;
    2. Electrical and electronics;
    3. Engineering;
    4. Food industry;
    5. Machinery and equipment;
    6. Medical devices;
    7. Petrochemical and polymer;
    8. Pharmaceuticals;
    9. Rubber;
    10. Malaysian Textiles;
    11. Wood.
  4. Doing Business in Kuala Lumpur;
  5. Malaysian International Trade;
  6. Business Environment;
  7. Case Study:
    1. Tan Sri Mokhtar;
    2. Telekom Malaysia Berhad;
    3. PADINI.
  8. Access to the Malaysian Market;
  9. Business Plan for Malaysia.

Economic Corridors related to Malaysia

  1. Nanning-Singapore Corridor
    1. Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Zone.
  2. Access to the East-West Economic Corridor (Myanmar-Thailand-Laos-Vietnam).

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in Malaysia” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Malaysian Economy and Global Trade;
  2. To know the business opportunities in Malaysia;
  3. To explore the Malaysian trade relations with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Malaysian Trade Agreements;
  5. To examine the profile of Malaysian Companies;
  6. To develop a business plan for the Malaysian Market.

Global Trade and Business in Malaysia:
Tan Sri Mokhtar Malaysian Businessman (Course Master Doctorate)

Trade and Business in Southeast Asia (ASEAN) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Asia Online Masters, Doctorate (Global Business, Foreign Trade)

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Malaysia” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate: Islamic Business, Asian Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB) - Online Education

Languages: Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English or Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Malasia Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Malaisie.

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Malaysia”: 2 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: two weeks.

Masters and Doctorate in Global Business adapted to the Malaysia Online Students, Master / Doctorate Malaysian Students.

International Trade and Business in Malaysia.

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Malaysian Market Access and Free Trade Agreements.

  1. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    1. ASEAN Free-Trade Area;
    2. ASEAN Economic Community;
    3. East ASEAN Growth Area;
    4. Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT);
    5. Cambodia has Free Trade Agreements (as a member of the ASEAN) with China, India, EU, Japan, Korea, Russia, the U.S., Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement.
  2. APEC;
  3. Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA);
  4. Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP);
  5. Islamic Trade Preferential System;
  6. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade;
  7. Regional Comprehensive Economic Association (RCEP);
  8. Global System of Trade Preferences (GSTP);
  9. EU-Malaysia Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (negotiation);
  10. India-Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement;
  11. Japan-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement;
  12. New Zealand-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement;
  13. Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement;
  14. Pakistan-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement;
  15. Malaysia has Free Trade Agreements with Chile and Jordan.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

  1. WTO
    1. Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
    2. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary Measures;
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade;
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection;
    5. Agreement on Safeguards;
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement.
  2. WCO
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention.
  3. International Bureau of Containers and Intermodal Transport (BIC);
  4. Chicago Convention (ICAO);
  5. International Maritime Organization (IMO)
    1. Convention for Safe Containers;
    2. Istanbul Convention.
  6. Customs Convention on Containers - not a member.

Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Zone, China, ASEAN, Brunei Philippines Indonesia

Islamic Organizations. Arab League. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Islamic Organizations:

  1. Islamic Development Bank;
  2. Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
    1. Committee for Economic Cooperation (OIC-COMCEC);
    2. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI);
    3. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade;
    4. Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC).
  3. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED).

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Asian Economic Institutions

Asian Trade and Economic Organizations:

  1. ESCAP;
  2. Asian Development Bank;
  3. Boao Forum for Asia;
  4. East Asia-Latin America Cooperation;
  5. Asia Cooperation Dialogue;
  6. Colombo Plan;
  7. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership.

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Globalization and International Organizations

Global Organizations:

  1. UN
    1. UNCTAD;
    2. ITC;
    3. UNCITRAL;
    4. WIPO.
  2. WB;
  3. WTO;
  4. IMF;
  5. Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC).

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation APEC. Trade and Investment liberalization. Bogor Goals

  1. 50% of the population of Malaysia are Malays. 22% are Chinese;
  2. The Malays originated from the Malayo-Polynesian Ethnic Group;
  3. The official language in Malaysia is Bahasa Malayu.
    1. English is recognized.
  4. Malaysian Population: 30.8 million people;
  5. Malaysian Area: 329,847 km²;
  6. Malaysian Capital: Kuala Lumpur;
  7. Administrative capital of Malaysia: Putrajaya;
  8. Borders of Malaysia: Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, and Brunei Darussalam;
  9. Type of Government: Federal Parliamentary constitutional monarchy;
  10. Yang di-Pertuan of Malaysia: Agong Abdul Halim;
  11. Malaysian independence: 1957 (United Kingdom).

Main religion in Malaysia: Sunni Islam (18 million, 63% of the population).

  1. Islam is the official religion of Malaysia;
  2. Unifying factors among Malays is Islam;
  3. In Malaysia, nearly all Malays are Muslims;
  4. Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence): Shafi;
  5. Other religions: Buddhism (20%), Christianity (9%), Hinduism (6%), Confucianism, and Taoism.

Malaysia belongs to the Islamic Civilization.

Kuala Lumpur, and its surrounding urban areas, form the most industrialized region in Malaysia.

  1. The Greater Kuala Lumpur, also known as the Klang Valley, is an urban agglomeration of 7.2 million people;
  2. Kuala Lumpur is poised to become the Global Islamic Financing hub with an increasing the number of financial institutions providing Islamic Financing.

Islam and Global Business. Islamic Economic Areas. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Malaysia Key Economic Sectors

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Malaysian Economy.

From a nation dependent on agriculture and primary commodities in the 60´s, Malaysia has become an export-driven economy speed up by high-technology, knowledge-based and capital-intensive industries.

  1. The Malaysian Government policies that sustain a business environment with opportunities for growth and profits have made Malaysia an attractive manufacturing and international trade base in the region;
  2. The private sector in Malaysia has become partners with the public sector in achieving development objectives;
  3. The Malaysian Industrial Development Authority is the first point of contact for the foreign investors who intend to set up projects in manufacturing and services sectors in Malaysia;
  4. Malaysia offers the world it's Multimedia Super-corridor which brings together a legislative framework and a next-generation of telecommunications infrastructure in eco-friendly surroundings to create the best environment for multimedia industries development;
  5. Malaysian currency: The Ringgit (RM) (MYR).

Telekom Malaysia Berhad is the leading integrated information and communications group in Malaysia, offers an exhaustive range of communication services and solutions (broadband, data, and fixed-line). As a market leader in broadband and fixed-line companies, Telekom Malaysia Berhad is driven to deliver value to its stakeholders in a highly competitive environment.

Padini began as a back-end operation in the apparel industry, manufacturing, international trade, and supplying garments in Malaysia for retailers and distributors. It has entered the new millennium as a major force in Malaysia's multibillion textile and garment industry, a brand leader implicated in distribution and retail of its fashion brands through 190 freestanding stores, franchise, and consignment counters.

Port Klang is on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, 40 kilometers from the capital Kuala Lumpur. Its proximity to the greater Klang Valley - The commercial and industrial hub of Malaysia as well as Malaysia's most populous region guarantees that the port plays a key position in the economic development of Malaysia.

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