|Posted by tangtuckcheong on October 13, 2009 at 11:11 PM|
Malaysia's International Trade Issues: An Impressionistic View
Author: Tang Tuck Cheong & Wong Hock Tsen @ 2008
Publisher: Pelanduk Publications (M) Sdn Bhd
This book is recommended reading for university students and professional researchers who are trying to understand the issues of international trade in Malaysia. It is an in-depth review on these possible issues with empirical findings presented in graphs and tables for easy comprehension of the unique Malaysian situation. It aims to provide a direction for more research on the subjects such as economic integration, trade flows, export-led growth thesis, sustainability of Malaysia's external imbalances, J-curve phenomenon, balancing items of balance of payment accounts, and intra-industry trade. It is not easy to find a book on these topics pertaining to Malaysia. The objective is to discuss these issues and point out the many pitfalls and loopholes that need to be filled in before the issue of Malaysian international trade can be fully understood.