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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.


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