Foreign direct investment into Malaysia increased to MYR 3.95 billion in the third quarter of 2018, compared to a record low of MYR 2.84 billion in the previous period and MYR 11.74 billion in the same period a year earlier. In 2017, foreign direct investment into the country amounted to MYR 41.04 billion, below MYR 47.18 billion in 2016. 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 2843.00 MYR Million in the second quarter of 2018.

Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia is expected to be 12500.00 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 7500.00 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 7554.24 16313.37 16313.37 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 3784.00 3909.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.30 3.10 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
Imports 77237.42 80050.49 80197.13 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Exports 84791.70 96363.90 96363.90 328.10 MYR Million [+]
External Debt 947877.65 936489.00 947877.65 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 96.90 96.30 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 82200.00 82098.20 82200.00 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2092378.00 2253534.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 38.90 37.60 38.90 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 606.00 675.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.33 2.69 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows 164.26 9114.33 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3949.00 2843.00 37325.00 2843.00 MYR Million [+]

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Malaysia Foreign Direct Investment

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3949.00 2843.00 37325.00 2843.00 2008 - 2018 MYR Million Quarterly




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