Doing Business | Malaysia

Singapore’s Bilateral Agreements with Malaysia

  • Malaysia Bilateral Agreements - 1

    ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA)

    The AFTA covers trade in goods, investment, and services.

    Malaysia is a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The AFTA is part of the Asian Economic Community agreement among the 10 ASEAN countries, including Singapore, and includes the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement, which eliminates tariffs for almost all goods and services.

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  • Malaysia Bilateral Agreements - 2

    Singapore–Malaysia Double Tax Avoidance Agreement (DTA)

    DTAs provide relief from double taxation in the situation where income is subject to tax for both countries.

    The provisions of the DTA apply to persons who are residents of one or both of the Contracting States. Please refer to IRAS for more information.

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  • Malaysia-Singapore Third Country Business Development Fund (MSBDF)

    MSBDF supports Singapore and Malaysian companies to collaborate and jointly pursue business and investment opportunities.

    Jointly administered by Enterprise Singapore and Malaysian Investment Development Authority, MSBDF provides grant support for joint business missions and joint feasibility studies in third countries, as well as joint pilots in Singapore, Malaysia or third countries.

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Guides & tools

Access our comprehensive resources on market entry, export regulations and business culture to support your expansion into Malaysia.

Business Guide – Malaysia
Global Talent Mobility Guide – Malaysia