Foreign direct investment into Malaysia switched to an outflow of MYR 0.8 billion in the September quarter of 2020, the first since the fourth quarter of 2009, reflecting a severe downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. That followed an inflow of MYR 2.23 billion in the previous period. Total outflow of FDI mainly channelled to manufacturing sector, services, and mining & quarrying, particularly from the Netherlands, the UK, and Cayman Islands. 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 November of 2020.

Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia is expected to be 4700.00 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 9500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 11900.00 MYR Million in 2021 and 13000.00 MYR Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Malaysia Foreign Direct Investment

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-846.00 2231.00 19388.96 -1982.56 2005 - 2020 MYR Million Quarterly