Foreign direct investment into Malaysia surged to MYR 21.73 billion in the March quarter 2019, the most since the fourth quarter 2012, from MYR 12.88 billion in the previous period. In 2018, foreign direct investment into the country amounted to MYR 32.65 billion, lower than MYR 40.42 billion a year earlier. Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia averaged 13485.06 MYR Million from 2008 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 37325.00 MYR Million in the fourth quarter of 2011 and a record low of 2452.00 MYR Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia is expected to be 13700.00 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 14100.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 15900.00 MYR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 14369.78 11056.41 16313.37 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 16387.00 10835.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.30 3.00 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
Imports 69700.00 55543.07 80197.13 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Exports 84000.00 66604.80 96363.90 328.10 MYR Million [+]
External Debt 903679.82 924887.22 933396.80 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 98.30 98.00 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 84135.20 82200.00 84135.20 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2352422.00 1989842.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 38.90 38.90 38.90 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 656.00 650.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.70 3.33 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows -13823.00 -6161.00 51436.00 -71537.00 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 21726.00 12882.00 37325.00 2452.00 MYR Million [+]

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Malaysia Foreign Direct Investment

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
21726.00 12882.00 37325.00 2452.00 2008 - 2019 MYR Million Quarterly




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