CULTURE

Malaysia, laocated in the center of Southeast Asia, consists of the Malay Peninsula and part of Borneo, Sabah Sarawak. The total land of Malay peninsula and Borneo is 333,338 square kilo meters. 16% of Japan’s population lives on land that is nearly 90% of Japan’s area. And about 60% of the country is covered with rainforest. Malaysia, with population of about 30 million, is a multi-ethnic country made up of Malay, Chinese, Indian and indigenous peoples divided into many tribes. The fusion of religion and lifestyle habits of each ethnic group creates a unique culture and creates the charm of Malaysia. It is also a country full of natural beauty, such as a sandy beach where you can relax, tropical rainforests, charming islands and mysterious and majestic mountains.

CLIMATE
Located near the equator and in tropical climate, Malaysia has a constant summer climate, so you can spend T-shirts, shorts and sandals toroughout the year. The average daily temperature during the day is around 30 degrees, and it is relatively rare to exceed 35 degrees, and it is easy to spend around 25 degrees in the morning and evening. Because the monsoon (seasonal wind) affected varies depending on the region, the rainy season varies depending on the region, but it does not rain all day long like the rainy season in Japan, and it takes 30 minutes to 2 hours of squall.

TOURIST SPOT

In Malaysia, Malacca was registered as a UNESCO world cultural heritage site in 2008, including the city of Kuala Lumpur, a capital city that is well known for its compatibility with KL, and the cityscape influenced by Europe. Langkawi Island, also known as a resort island, registered in the UNESCO global geopark. Penang island, a long-established resort, and a land route that leads to Singapore, golf, nature, beautiful beaches, and more Johor Bahru where you can enjoy activities. Kota Kinabalu is surrounded by pristine nature and the South China sea, where you can enjoy various activities. The Malay Peninsula is home to the Taman Negara National Park, which borders Thiland, has a unique culture and has the world’s oldest rainforest.

ECONOMIC

*Year data (Population/Median age) 2000y, (23,185,608/23.8) 2019y (32,454,455/28.1) 2040y (39,668,262/37.7)(forecast) *Economic indicators・Real GDP growth rate 4.7%・Nominal GDP total 354 billion USD・Per capita nominal GDP 10,942USD・Consumer price increase rate 1.0%・Unemployment rate 3.3%. *Many real estate investors entered the purchase promotion policy, which led to a surge in real estate prices. However, since the Malaysian government established a minimum purchase price regulation for real estate that foreigners can purchase, the real estate investment boom ws curbed and prices began to drop.*Real estate-related taxes・Stamp tax(Purchase)・Property tax(Holding)・Income tax(Renting out)・Capital gains tax(Selling)*Foreign corporation are no longer able to purchase real estate due to the 2019 law revision.It is posible to purchase by establishing a local corporation.There are advanteges such as lower taxes on profits at lease and lower transfer profits tax at sale.*May vary due to regional and tax changes.