Well, Malaysia has been quitely enticing and succeeding in moving some companies over there, from Shipping to Logistics to related areas ..the lynx wrote:[
I won't say "severely injured" but having Flextronics, Dell and Intel to shift large section of their operations up north in Malaysia is already hurtful enough.
SMEs will bear the brunt the most. Unless they are well prepared, which is less likely from what I've learnt after speaking to few SME owners.
With the easing of PR for family of Expats, easy Long Term pass for parents of Expats and more .. Malaysia has become more attractive than Singapore ..
I know one family, who were being offered the chance by their employer to move to Singapore or Malaysia, from UK, and they chose Malaysia, albeit with lesser pay ..
PS: I was trying to get a replacement for a Firewall Appliance - guess where the RMA item flew in from ? Johore .. seems the local warehouse operator shifted to Johore and find it cheaper to ship out of Johore
So do some of the packaging companies