Tan Sri Lin See-Yan, Sunway University: This is a well-crafted paper—meticulously put together, with substantial supporting data, despite the limitations faced. The analysis is rather comprehensive; the conclusions are well-reasoned. The paper had noted that among its non-commodity trade, Malaysia's exports of electrical and electronic components and parts (EECP) to the United States and China are rather significant, although small in terms of their total imports from other parts of the world (Table 1).
|.||United States .||China .|
|.||US$ billion .||% share .||US$ billion .||% share .|
|Malaysia's EECP exports to||12.7||62a (Malaysia)||12.9||44a (Malaysia)|
|Imports of EECP from world||705.6||8 (Malaysia)||627.5||5 (Malaysia)|
|Malaysia's EECP export to world||92.1||28 (U.S.)||92.1||25 (China)|