Malaysia's economic highlight

Agricultural sector in Malaysia

Like any Asian countries, Malaysiafs agricultural sector remains as a significant factor on its economic growth. This accounts to 12 percent of the countryfs GDP which also generated jobs for 16% of the countryfs population. Its main exports are cocoa, palm oil, and rubber. However, a decline on its production happened over the last two decades. Rice production also plays a vital role on its agriculture. But in spite of its massive production, they still rely on rice imports from neighboring countries like Vietnamese and Thailand.

Copyright(c) 2019 Malaysia's economic highlight All Rights Reserved.