12MP: Digital economy to contribute 25.5% to GDP by 2025


The contribution of e-commerce activities to the GDP, meanwhile, is targeted at 10.5 per cent under the country’s digital economy agenda.

KUALA LUMPUR: The digital economy is expected to contribute 25.5 per cent to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, according to the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) document released by the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) today.

The contribution of e-commerce activities to the GDP, meanwhile, is targeted at 10.5 per cent under the country’s digital economy agenda.



"Under 12MP, efforts will focus on providing an enabling environment for the growth of the digital economy, strengthening the provision of digital infrastructure and services, developing future-ready digital talent as well as positioning Malaysia as the ASEAN digital centre.

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