The REAL salary growth in Malaysia has been negative for 10 years! hence allowing the decreasing purchasing power and capability of its citizen.
According to the World Bank, for the past 10 years, the salary increase in MALAYSIA on average is only 2.6% behind the inflation rate of 2.8%. This is also behind the increase of productivity in MALAYSIA at the rate of 6.7% per year.
What are the reasoning behind this? Foreign workers? Lack of opportunities? Thin spread of profits to workers but to big corporations? Small wages percentage from GNI? Let’s discuss.