The bulk of Malaysia’s macro-economy is dominated by five (5) major industries spanning across closely-knitted, highly interdependent and well-established supply chains; starting from extractive industries right up to supplying goods and services to the final consumers.
Case Example: All raw materials are obtained either from mining or agriculture. These materials are then processed into finished goods via manufacturing. Subsequently, distribution takes place to transport these goods to the final consumers. Along this distribution channel, services at varying tier levels are also added to facilitate efficiencies on top of improving the goods and services. Utilizing the supply chain as the selection basis, the five (5) critical industries can be identified as: