Question 6 South Africa’s economy is the second largest in Africa. The country is also blessed with gold, diamond and a few other valuable mineral. However the country implements Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) policy to reduce the income gap between the blacks and the whites in the country. Briefly discuss from the political economic ideology whether South Africa is a viable market for Malaysian companies which intend to diversify their investment and enter the African market. (5 marks) South Africa is a viable market for Malaysia companies which intend to diversify their investment and enter the African market because we can see in Malaysia they are many races and ethnics group living together in this country and have diversity of culture. This situations is same to South Africa where the populations is multi races and living together. If Malaysia companies try to invest at South Africa for sure they can adapt the style and the way to approach the government, communities, business and economics to start investment. Right now, they are many Malaysia companies was do the investment in South Africa to globalize their business. Question 7 PROTON has recently signed an agreement with an Indonesian company to co-produce ASEAN cars. The agreement among all states that the cars will first be develop in Malaysia but assembly of the cars will later be done in Indonesia. Give TWO (2)rationale from the perspective of political ideology why the assembly is not retained in Malaysia where PROTON has a complete facility. (5 marks) After an agreement signed between PROTON and Indonesian company to co-produce ASEAN cars, the two rationale reason in political ideology why the assembly is not retained . in Malaysia are it can reduce the cost of operational. We know that the labor cost at Indonesian cheaper than Malaysia. In socialism, the compensation to labor can fully pay to the employee. Other than that is collectivism. Management of Indonesian company can discuss among them to get idea to improve the operational.
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