Malaysia has been crowned as the best country in the world to invest in or do business for 2019, according to the CEOWORLD magazine. Poland took silver, followed by the Philippines (No. 3), Indonesia (No. 4), and Australia (No. 5). Ranked number 1 among 67 countries, Malaysia continues to be the most attractive destination for investors and business people.
The rankings were based on 11 different factors including corruption, freedom (personal, trade, and monetary), workforce, investor protection, infrastructure, taxes, quality of life, red tape, and technological readiness. Each category was equally weighted.