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The Economic and social impact of export processing zones : the case of Malaysia

  • Sivalingam, G
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    Export processing zones (EPZs) or free zones as they are called in Malaysia have played an important role in promoting manufactured exports. The Malaysian Government enacted the Investment Incentive Act in 1968 to promote the growth and development of labour-intensive export-oriented industrializaton. However, it was not until 1971 that the Free Trade Zone Act was passed to create EPZs, which were especially attractive to foreign investors.

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 304973.

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    Length: 62 pages
    Date of creation: 1994
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    Publication status: Published in Multinational enterprises programme, working paper series
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:304973
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    1. Dean Spinanger, 1984. "Objectives and impact of economic activity zones — Some evidence from Asia," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer, vol. 120(1), pages 64-89, March.
    2. Sanjaya Lall, 1979. "Multinationals and market structure in an open developing economy: The case of Malaysia," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer, vol. 115(2), pages 325-350, June.
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