Exporting to Malaysia

A guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in Malaysia.

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A detailed guide on doing business in and with Malaysia. The guide contains information on:

  • challenges of doing business in Malaysia
  • growth potential
  • trade between the UK and Malaysia
  • opportunities in Malaysia
  • start-up considerations
  • legal considerations
  • tax and customs considerations
  • entry requirements
  • who to contact for more help

More information


Learn about changes for UK exporters to Malaysia if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Managing risk

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Published 27 March 2015
Last updated 27 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. 2015 update of country guide

  2. First published.