In relation to India, Mukul G Asher of DNA reports that the New Economic Model will encourage business with India and Indian immigrants, who are currently underrepresented in the Malaysian economy.

“As Indian ethnic groups in Malaysia lags substantially behind other groups, improving their status, even in absolute terms, will enable Malaysia to realize its development goals, while enhancing possibilities for cooperation between Malaysian and Indian businesses.”

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Sumin Kim contributed to this article.