The official currency of Malaysia is ringgit (code: MYR).
Malaysia is located in Asia.
Estimated population (2010): 28,250,000
Estimated population (2001): 24,120,000
Malaysia has an industrialised market economy. The Malaysia has the third largest economy in South east Asia, after Indonesia and Thailand. Malaysia is rich with natural resources and it is an exporter of natural and agricultural resources and petroleum.
Main exports of Malaysia are: electrical and electronic products, palm oil, liquefied natural gas, petroleum, chemicals, machinery, optical & scientific equipment, manufactures of metal, rubber, wood and wood products.
Malaysia is a popular tourist destination