Malaysia's foreign direct investment dropped to MYR 24.38 billion in Q1 of 2022 from a record high of MYR 24.69 billion in Q4 of 2021, amid disruptions caused by the pandemic and the impact of war in Ukraine. Still the latest figure also marked the sixth straight quarter of net inflow, mainly coming from Switzeerland, the US, and Hong Kong. FDI inflow was primarily channeled into the manufacturing sector followed by services, largely in financial and wholesale & retail trade. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia averaged 7927.46 MYR Million from 2005 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 24375.00 MYR Million in the first quarter of 2022 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 2022.

Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia is expected to be 10000.00 MYR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Malaysia Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 10000.00 MYR Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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