Canada–Malaysia relations

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Canada–Malaysia relations
Map indicating locations of Canada and Malaysia



Canada–Malaysia relations refers to bilateral foreign relations between the two countries, Canada and Malaysia. Canada has a high commission in Kuala Lumpur, and Malaysia has a high commission in Ottawa.[1][2] Both countries are full members of the Commonwealth of Nations. Canada has a long history of close and friendly bilateral relations with Malaysia[3] and was the first country to recognise Malaysia's independence.[citation needed]

Science and technologies[edit]

Canada and Malaysia have strengthening ties in sectors such as aerospace, green technology, agriculture, transport, oil and gas.[4]


Canada's trade relationship with Malaysia includes commerce across several sectors.[3][5][6] Malaysia is also one of the members of the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership which Canada joined in 2012.[7]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "High Commission of Canada to Malaysia". Government of Canada. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Website of High Commission of Malaysia, Ottawa". Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Canada-Malaysia Relations". Government of Canada. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Canada's Governor-General, in Malaysia, discusses strengthening ties in science, technology". EurekAlert!. 15 November 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Bright prospects for Malaysia-Canada bilateral trade". The Star. 14 February 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Potential High For Expanding Canada-Malaysia Relations". Bernama. 24 July 2009. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Canada joins Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations" (Press release). 20 June 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2013.