Malaysia Environmental Industry 2010 Case Study E-mail
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

APEC has recognized that an open global trade and investment system is necessary for the dissemination and increased utilization of Environmental Goods and Services (EGS). EGS is an industry sector devoted to solving, limiting or preventing environmental problems. EGS companies may be involved in manufacturing goods or providing services related to water or air pollution, waste management, renewable energy, monitoring, analysis and assessment, or a number of other areas. The development of an EGS industry in developing economies is instrumental to eliminating preventable diseases, enhancing quality of life, protecting natural resources and attracting in-bound investment.

This report is the first of an intended series of studies organized and sponsored by APEC Technical Assistance and Training Facility (TATF) on select APEC member economies to increase understanding of EGS in their economies and contribute to enhanced capacity to promote sustainable growth through improved domestic EGS frameworks.

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