In this episode, we’ll talk about how foreigners can start a company in Malaysia, and the benefits of each types of business entities permit foreign-ownership. A foreign parent company may set up entities in Malaysia if they want to explore a new market and carry on their business activities in Malaysia. In contrast, a local company is a company registered under the Malaysian law and can benefit from the tax exemptions available under the free trade agreements signed by the country with the ASEAN countries. Depending on your intended business activity, 100% ownership restrictions may apply.
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