Overview of the Malaysian Services Sector, 2010 to 2018.

The services sector in Malaysia covers all economic activities that are not covered by the agriculture, construction, manufacturing, and mining and quarrying sectors. The services sector is the largest economic sector in Malaysia. In 2017, the Gross Domestic Product at factor cost (“GDP”) of the services sector was valued at MYR638.8 billion (constant 2010 prices)….

Overview of the Malaysian Mining and Quarrying Sector, 2010 to 2018.

The mining and quarrying sector in Malaysia covers the extraction of minerals occurring naturally as solids, liquids, or gases. Extraction of these resources are achieved by different methods such as underground or surface mining, well operation, or seabed mining, and includes the mining of coal and lignite, extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas, and…

Overview of the Malaysian Agriculture Sector, 2010 to 2018.

The agriculture sector in Malaysia covers the farming or harvesting of vegetal and animal natural resources, comprising the activities of growing crops, raising and breeding of animals, harvesting of timber and other plants, animals or animal products from a farm or their natural habitats, and hunting and related service activities. In 2017, the Gross Domestic…

Overview of the Malaysian Manufacturing Sector, 2010 to 2018.

The manufacturing sector in Malaysia covers the physical or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into new products, including the assembly of manufactured products. The output within the manufacturing sector may be finished in the sense that it is ready for utilization or consumption, or it may be semi-finished in the sense that it…

Overview of the Malaysian Construction Sector, 2010 to 2018.

The construction sector in Malaysia covers the general construction and specialized construction activities for buildings and civil engineering works. These activities may include new work, repair, additions and alterations, erection of prefabricated buildings or structures, and also structures that are of temporary nature. In 2017, the Gross Domestic Product at factor cost (“GDP”) of the…

Market Assessment for Strategic Growth in the Construction Materials Sector

An Eigis Consulting Group Case Study An established local fibre cement board manufacturing company is faced with the challenge of expanding its market share in Malaysia. Growth has plateaued in recent years, with the top two big players tussling and edging each other out for the slight majority share of the market from year-to-year. Both…

Opportunity Assessment for Product Innovation in the FMCG Sector

An Eigis Consulting Group Case Study An international fast moving consumer goods (“FMCG”) megabrand, which enjoys the largest share of the margarine market in Indonesia, was faced with an interesting idea for product innovation—creating a new SKU line of scooped margarines. While the practice is less common in Malaysia, scooping for margarine as well as…

Why Do Companies Decide To Go Public?

Taking a company public is like making it to the Olympics in the business world. To many entrepreneurs, chief executives, and business leaders, listing their companies on the public stock exchange is an achievement that they strive for and marks a highlight in their careers. Listing a company successfully on the stock exchange is not…

Keys To A Successful Public Listing Exercise (IPO).

Getting your company publicly listed on the stock exchange is a great way to gain access to capital and unlock value for shareholders. To list your company successfully, there’s more to just fulfilling the listing requirements. As your company’s main shareholder and promoter, you’ll need to proactively build and position your company such that investors…