||300 Social sciences > 304 Factors affecting social behavior
||LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Population and Family Research Division
||Migration, International migration, Population, Development, Malaysia
||Excerpts from Malaysia country statement at the 39th session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development, 3-7 April 2006, New York
||The Government of Malaysia acknowledges the positive elements of international migration in economic development. International migration, inter-alia, helps to ensure labour market rigidity. At the same time, it must also be acknowledged that the impact of international migration, particularly low skilled foreign workers, on the receiving country's economy and society can be both positive and negative.