Foreign direct investment into Malaysia increased to MYR 3.73 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019 from MYR 2.91 billion in the previous period. The FDI was channelled mainly into services, construction and manufacturing sectors, particularly from Singapore, Ireland and Hong Kong. These countries collectively contributed with MYR 3.1 billion. Considering 2019 full year, FDI was little changed at MYR 32.76 billion, compared to MYR 32.65 billion the year before.

Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia averaged 7621.06 MYR Million from 2005 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 21725.64 MYR Million in the first quarter of 2019 and a record low of -1982.56 MYR Million in the fourth quarter of 2009. This page provides - Malaysia Foreign Direct Investment- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Foreign Direct Investment - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on April of 2020. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia is expected to be 12000.00 MYR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia to stand at 15900.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 15900.00 MYR Million in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Malaysia Foreign Direct Investment

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3731.61 2906.38 21725.64 -1982.56 2005 - 2019 MYR Million Quarterly