Foreign direct investment into Malaysia shifted to an inflow of MYR 6.1 billion in the December quarter of 2020 from an outflow of MYR 0.8 billion in the third quarter, amid higher injection of equity and debt instruments as economic activity in the country reemerged following an easing in COVID-19 restrictions. The inflow was primarily channeled into manufacturing, financial, and wholesale & retail trade sectors, particularly from Thailand, Japan, and Singapore. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia averaged 7334.04 MYR Million from 2005 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 19388.96 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 May of 2021.
Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia is expected to be 5000.00 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 8000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 10000.00 MYR Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.