The United States and Malaysia have enjoyed a positive trade relationship over the last few years, in part because both nations favor trade and investment liberalization in Asia. Malaysia is the United States' 10th largest trading partner. Building ...
on their common perspective of international trade, Malaysia and the United States concluded a trade and investment framework agreement in 2004 and are currently negotiating a bilateral free trade agreement. This book discusses key aspects of the U.S.-Malaysia relationship (including economics and trade, counterterrorism cooperation and defense ties), and the possible impact of Malaysia's 2008 elections on the future of the relationship.