Malaysia’s goverment provides an incentive for tourists namely Duty-Free Shopping.
Duty-free goods are those exempted from import duty in designated shopping zones in Malaysia, whilst items which are designated as “free duty” products are goods that are free from import duty. Both types of goods are available nationwide, all year round. Currently, there are over 300 items listed as duty-free and more plans are in the pipeline to expand the list in order to turn Malaysia into the ultimate, globally-recognised duty-free shopping destination.
Being a duty-free shopping haven, Malaysia is blessed with hundreds of duty-free outlets at many of the country’s entry/exit points such as airports as well as tourist attractions like the idyllic islands of Langkawi and Labuan. More premium shopping outlets targeted at discerning shoppers preferring branded and luxurious items will be established in the country soon.
credit : tripadvisor.com.my