Tuesday, October 26, 2021


Huge jump in FDI in first half 2021 with record RM107.5 billion total investments

This augurs well for Malaysia’s path to economic recovery some five months after the launch of the National Investment Aspirations framework.

Govt approves RM42 billion solar module manufacturing investment

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says Risen Solar's investment will make Malaysia an integrated production hub for solar products.

Approved investments up 95% to RM80 billion for first quarter of the year

The investments involve 993 projects and are expected to generate 32,557 job opportunities.

High value, not high tech, will refresh investments

Malaysia’s new investment strategy to be announced this week must avoid the fundamental error that equates high tech with high value when social costs are not taken into account.

Microsoft to establish first datacentre region in Malaysia

This is part of its 'Together with Malaysia' initiative which PM Muhyiddin says will amount to at least RM4 billion over the next five years.

Azmin to lead high-powered mission to Japan, Korea to explain new investment policy

The new policy is geared towards attracting more high-quality and knowledge-based industries rather than the traditional labour-intensive ones.

Chinese paper manufacturing giant committed to boosting Malaysia investment by RM5.4 billion, says PM

Muhyiddin Yassin says the increase in investment reflects the confidence of foreign investors in continuing to make Malaysia their destination of choice.

RM164 billion investments approved in 2020, in drop from 2019

Senior minister Mohamed Azmin Ali says these investments are expected to create 114,673 jobs in various sectors of the economy.

Putrajaya eyes high-quality investors as it seeks to reverse impact from global FDI drop

Some 240 high-profile foreign projects worth over RM80 billion are being eyed, with more than half to be implemented in the coming year.

Putrajaya spills FDI data as it negotiates 240 high-profile foreign investments

Mida says a steady stream of new investments and major expansions await this year despite claims that Malaysia is losing out.

South Korean giant announces first overseas plant in Malaysia in another major pandemic-season investment

The Sabah plant will cater to the increasing global demand for copper foil which is crucial for electric vehicle batteries.

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