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Study for New Incentives Scheme for Regional Operations in Malaysia (2013)
Strategic Development Plan for Perlis – Accelerating
Economic Transformation in Perlis (2011-2012)
Industrial Planning and Development
This study which represents an opportunity to develop Perlis’s
First Strategic Development Plan is commissioned by Northern
Corridor Implementation Authority. PE Research is the lead
consultant for this study which seeks to accelerate the
economic growth of Perlis.
As the smallest state in the country with limited resources, the
study calls for innovative solutions to transform Perlis into an
attractive investment destination. The study includes assessing
the state’s economy and its institutions, using various tools
such as situational analysis, SWOT, needs and gaps
assessment, and land use review. This lead to the formulation
of development goals, objectives and strategies and a
roadmap for implementation.
This study, commissioned by Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA),
aims to launch a new framework for investment and operating incentives to expand
regional operations in the country by retaining and supporting business growth of
existing regional operators and attracting new entrants.
Findings and recommendations made in the study become part of the inputs for
development of the new framework. Some of the methods used in this study include
survey and benchmark analysis.
Investing In Innovation and Technology (2014)
This study is undertaken to support a Khazanah Nasional Bhd’s study to explore and
define a transformation strategy of the industrial ecosystem so that it can meet the
national aspirations of developing an innovation-led and technology-based industrial
This study, particularly, reviews the industrial status and ecosystem in the northern
region. A baseline research and review of the innovation and technology ecosystem in
the region are undertaken which also include a literature review as well as data analysis.
Study to review the International Procurement Centre, Regional Distribution
Centre and Operational Headquarter (IPC, RDC and OHQ) Incentives (2011-12)
The study was commissioned by Malaysian Investment Development Authority. The
scope of work, includes an overview of the current status of IPC, RDC and OHQ
established in Malaysia such as the compliance status and rationale for
non-compliance of the various criteria and conditions of the IPC, RDC and OHQ
schemes; to examine the relevance of the existing guidelines, qualifying criteria, and
conditions imposed on the companies granted the IPC, RDC and OHQ incentives with
the current and future global business trends; to quantify the real income /
quantifiable benefits brought about by the IPC, RDC and OHQ to Malaysia; as well as
to provide a comparative study of similar incentives / schemes for the promotion
and development of regional hubs offered by competing countries such as Thailand,
Vietnam, Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong and China.