Malaysia's foreign direct investment rose to MYR 9.1 billion in the March quarter of 2021 from MYR 6.8 billion in the previous quarter. This was the largest reading in two years, amid a rising inflow in equity and investment fund shares as economic activity in the country gained momentum in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic. The inflow, which mainly came from Singapore, the UK, and the Netherlands. was primarily channeled into the services sector particularly in financial and wholesale & retail trade, followed by manufacturing and mining & quarrying. 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 July 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.

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Malaysia Foreign Direct Investment

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9137.00 6781.00 19466.00 -1982.56 2005 - 2021 MYR Million Quarterly