Special Economic Zones

A special economic zone (SEZ) refers to a geographically demarcated and secured area with a single management or administration structure which offers preferential fiscal and non-fiscal benefits to investors physically located within the SEZ and has a separate customs area which has streamlined procedures for investors.

Sunway City was gazetted as a special economic zone by the Government in May 2019. The SEZ Licence was granted in September 2019.

SEZ Benefits

  1. Creation of employment opportunities
  2. Promotion of both domestic and foreign investment
  3. Significant foreign exchange earnings through exports
  4. Development of world class infrastructure facilities
  5. Results in technology transfer to locals

SEZ Incentives/Opportunities

The table below shows the gazetted special economic zone incentives compared to the prevailing tax rates for companies operating outside special economic zones.