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A Investment Data (Overall)

APPROVED PRIVATE INVESTMENTS IN VARIOUS ECONOMIC SECTORS, JANUARY-SEPTEMBER 2016 & 2015

Summary Number Potential Employment Domestic Investment
(RM million)
Foreign Investment
(RM million)
Total Investment
(RM million)
Jan-Sept 2016 2015 Jan-Sept 2016 2015 Jan-Sept 2016 2015 Jan-Sept 2016 2015 Jan-Sept 2016 2015
Primary Sector 28 57 386 1,556 1035.9 2,010.2 695.7 1,776.4 1,731.6 3,786.6
Manufacturing Sector 553 680 47,505 66,494 21,263.8 52,751.4 194,433.6 21,941.6 40,697.4 74,693.1
Services Sector 3,203 4,470 69,659 112,194 90,494.1 102,124.2 17,851.6 12,424.2 108,345.7 114,548.4
Total 3,784 5,207 117,550 180,244 112,793.8 156,885.8 37,980.9 36,142.2 150,774.7 193,028
B Investment Data (Manufacturing Sector)
Overview: Projects Approved, January - September 2016 and 2015

Ringgit Malaysia - RM

Jan-Sept 2016 2015
New Exp/Div Total New Exp/Div Total

Number

256

297

553

384

296

680

Potential Employment

23,788

23,717

47,505

37,233

29,261

66,494

Total Capital Investment (RM Million)

22,337.3

18,360.2

40,697.4

60,239.4

14,453.7

74,693.1

- Domestic

14,333.7

6,930.2

21,263.8

48,597.2

4,154.2

52,751.4

- Foreign

8,003.6

11,430.0

19,433.6

11,642.1

10,299.5

21,941.6

US Dollar - USD

Jan-Sept 2016 2015
New Exp/Div Total New Exp/Div Total

Number

256

297

553

384

296

680

Potential Employment

23,788

23,717

47,505

37,233

29,261

66,494

Total Capital Investment (USD Million)

5,382.5

4,424.1

9,806.6

14,041.8

3,369.2

17,411.0

- Domestic

3,453.9

1,669.9

5,123.8

11,328.0

968.3

12,296.4

- Foreign

1,928.6

2,754.2

4,682.8

2,713.8

2,400.8

5,114.6

Summation of totals may not be exact due to rounding difficulties

2016 : US$1 = RM4.15 

2015 : US$1 = RM4.29 

Projects Approved by Major Country, January - September 2016 and 2015

Ringgit Malaysia - RM

Jan-Sept 2016 2015
Country No. Foreign Investment (RM) No. Foreign Investment (RM)

Netherlands

16

3,031,680,666

9

976,508,500

China

22

2,495,310,819

17

1,872,018,445

United Kingdom

11

2,184,791,673

11

146,886,472

Singapore

73

1,733,507,950

87

1,394,761,009

Japan

41

1,625,397,761

60

4,009,336,753

Germany

17

1,540,537,754

22

1,160,767,934

Korea,Rep.

5

1,531,481,970

22

1,353,410,002

US Dollar - US

Jan-Sept 2016 2015
Country No. Foreign Investment (RM) No. Foreign Investment (RM)

Netherlands

16

730,525,462

9

227,624,359

China

22

601,279,715

17

436,367,936

United Kingdom

11

526,455,825

11

34,239,271

Singapore

73

417,712,759

87

325,119,116

Japan

41

391,662,111

60

934,577,332

Germany

17

371,213,917

22

270,575,276

Korea,Rep.

5

369,031,800

22

315,480,187

2016 : US$1 = RM4.15 
2015 : US$1 = RM4.29

Projects Approved by State, January - September 2016 and 2015

Ringgit Malaysia - RM

Jan - Sept 2016 2015
State No. Domestic Investment
(RM)
Foreign Investment

(RM)

Total Proposed Capital Investment
(RM)
No. Domestic Investment
(RM)
Foreign Investment
(RM)
Total Proposed Capital Investment
(RM)

Johor D.T.

119

9,444,637,932

8,664,725,031

18,109,362,963

137

27,961,260,533

3,141,061,367

31,102,321,900

Selangor D.E.

192

3,370,224,021

2,222,154,455

5,592,378,476

222

4,182,475,177

3,781,323,683

7,963,798,860

Sarawak

13

2,463,576,686

2,171,730,846

4,635,307,532

22

11,188,853,234

628,057,641

11,816,910,875

Pulau Pinang

84

993,531,622

2,888,036,170

3,881,567,792

107

2,225,612,058

4,498,734,915

6,724,346,973

Perak D.R.

38

1,594,396,790

749,771,121

2,344,167,911

32

527,469,892

3,359,897,880

3,887,367,772

Sabah

10

1,363,091,773

448,304,729

1,811,396,502

10

90,855,491

257,368,284

348,223,775

Melaka

14

644,549,875

590,972,189

1,235,522,064

28

4,786,627,570

2,072,378,184

6,859,005,754

Negeri Sembilan D.K.

26

304,308,964

906,149,710

1,210,458,674

35

540,167,870

1,169,264,718

1,709,432,588

Kedah D.A.

25

366,246,313

395,210,459

761,456,772

49

473,938,934

882,614,767

1,356,553,701

Kelantan D.N.

5

238,210,425

276,079,000

514,289,425

6

348,522,833

5,160,000

353,682,833

Pahang D.M.

15

377,891,257

90,085,624

467,976,881

17

330,932,078

830,346,126

1,161,278,204

W.P. - Kuala Lumpur

9

69,494,841

7,377,682

76,872,523

2

1,511,271

2,540,253

4,051,524

W.P.- Labuan

1

11,485,467

22,295,318

33,780,785

1

2,900,000

-

2,900,000

Terengganu D.I.

2

22,175,000

725,000

22,900,000

11

87,201,734

1,312,900,000

1,400,101,734

Perlis I.K.

-

-

-

-

1

3,109,215

0

3,109,215

TOTAL

553

21,263,820,966

19,433,617,334

40,697,438,300

680

52,751,437,890

21,941,647,818

74,693,085,708

US Dollar - USD

Jan - Sept 2016 2015
State No. Domestic Investment
(USD)
Foreign Investment

(USD)

Total Proposed Capital Investment
(USD)
No. Domestic Investment
(USD)
Foreign Investment
(USD)
Total Proposed Capital Investment
(USD)

Johor D.T.

119

2,275,816,369

2,087,885,550

4,363,701,919

137

6,517,776,348

732,182,137

7,249,958,485

Selangor D.E.

192

812,102,174

535,458,905

1,347,561,079

222

974,935,939

881,427,432

1,856,363,371

Sarawak

13

593,632,936

523,308,638

1,116,941,574

22

2,608,124,297

146,400,383

2,754,524,679

Pulau Pinang

84

239,405,210

695,912,330

935,317,540

107

518,790,689

1,048,656,157

1,567,446,847

Perak D.R.

38

384,191,998

180,667,740

564,859,738

32

122,953,355

783,192,979

906,146,334

Sabah

10

328,455,849

108,025,236

436,481,085

10

21,178,436

59,992,607

81,171,043

Melaka

14

155,313,223

142,402,937

297,716,160

28

1,115,764,002

483,071,838

1,598,835,840

Negeri Sembilan D.K.

26

73,327,461

218,349,328

291,676,789

35

125,913,256

272,555,878

398,469,135

Kedah D.A.

25

88,252,124

95,231,436

183,483,560

49

110,475,276

205,737,708

316,212,984

Kelantan D.N.

5

57,400,102

66,525,060

123,925,163

6

81,240,754

1,202,797

82,443,551

Pahang D.M.

15

91,058,134

21,707,379

112,765,513

17

77,140,345

193,553,876

270,694,220

W.P. - Kuala Lumpur

9

16,745,745

1,777,755

18,523,500

2

352,278

592,134

944,411

W.P.- Labuan

1

2,767,582

5,372,366

8,139,948

1

675,991

-

675,991

Terengganu D.I.

2

5,343,373

174,699

5,518,072

11

20,326,745

306,037,296

326,364,041

Perlis I.K.

-

-

-

-

1

724,759

0

724,759

TOTAL

553

5,123,812,281

4,682,799,358

9,806,611,639

680

12,296,372,469

5,114,603,221

17,410,975,690

2016 : US$1 = RM4.15 

2015 : US$1 = RM4.29

Projects Approved by Major Industry, January - September 2016 and 2015

Ringgit Malaysia - RM

Industry Jan - Sept 2016 2015
No. Domestic Investment (RM) Foreign Investment (RM) Total Proposed Capital Investment (RM) No. Domestic Investment (RM) Foreign Investment (RM) Total Proposed Capital Investment (RM)

Petroleum Products (Incl.Petrochemicals)

11

5,026,763,040

4,337,687,980

9,364,451,020

12

25,112,906,703

1,862,437,397

26,975,344,100

Electronics & Electrical Products

79

749,422,661

6,521,925,192

7,271,347,853

93

722,129,017

8,203,631,376

8,925,760,393

Natural Gas

1

3,657,200,000

0

3,657,200,000

1

10,410,640,000

0

10,410,640,000

Food Manufacturing

50

2,005,180,345

1,277,393,685

3,282,574,030

51

2,057,413,978

590,471,470

2,647,885,448

Transport Equipment

48

2,144,225,633

897,422,481

3,041,648,114

55

6,002,284,802

506,634,059

6,508,918,861

Basic Metal Products

16

2,126,780,561

913,919,573

3,040,700,134

28

929,879,609

2,679,816,139

3,609,695,748

Chemical & Chemical Products

55

1,295,970,092

1,436,511,142

2,732,481,234

50

1,086,540,714

1,195,820,572

2,282,361,286

US Dollar - USD

Industry Jan - Sept 2016 2015
No. Domestic Investment (USD) Foreign Investment (USD) Total Proposed Capital Investment (USD) No. Domestic Investment (USD) Foreign Investment (USD) Total Proposed Capital Investment (USD)

Petroleum Products (Incl.Petrochemicals)

11

1,211,268,202

1,045,226,019

2,256,494,222

12

5,853,824,406

434,134,591

6,287,958,998

Electronics & Electrical Products

79

180,583,774

1,571,548,239

1,752,132,013

93

168,328,442

1,912,268,386

2,080,596,828

Natural Gas

1

881,253,012

0

881,253,012

1

2,426,722,611

0

2,426,722,611

Food Manufacturing

50

483,175,987

307,805,707

790,981,694

51

479,583,678

137,639,037

617,222,715

Transport Equipment

48

516,680,875

216,246,381

732,927,256

55

1,399,133,986

118,096,517

1,517,230,504

Basic Metal Products

16

512,477,244

220,221,584

732,698,827

28

216,755,154

624,665,767

841,420,920

Chemical & Chemical Products

55

312,281,950

346,147,263

658,429,213

50

253,272,894

278,746,054

532,018,948

2016 : US$1 = RM4.15 

2015 : US$1 = RM4.29

C Investment Data (Services Sector)

APPROVED PRIVATE INVESTMENTS IN SERVICES SECTORS, JAN - SEPTEMBER 2016 & 2015

Summary Number Potential Employment Domestic Investment
(RM million)
Foreign Investment
(RM million)
Total Investment
(RM million)
Services Sub-Sector Jan-Sept 2016 2015 Jan-Sept 2016 2015 Jan-Sept 2016 2015 Jan-Sept 2016 2015 Jan-Sept 2016 2015
Global Establishments 171 224 1,323 4,217 2,067.0 4,362.1 5,112.9 3,860.2 7,179.9 8,222.2
Support Services 173 251 2,479 2,605 3,078.4 2,978.8 911.1 702.0 3,989.5 3,680.8
MSC Status 245 249 15,145 12,853 3,636.4 2,501.5 2,490.7 2,068.1 6,127.2 4,569.7
Transport 12 57 232 513 470.8 15,857.8 33.1 125.4 503.9 15,983.1
Real Estate 528 911 NA NA 56,364.9 26,255.9 1,172.8 639.2 57,537.8 26,895.1
Utilities NA NA 0 7 7,869.9 11,706.6 0.0 0.0 7,869.9 11,706.6
Telecommunications* 289 620 NA NA 3,123.5 8,939.6 0.0 0.0 3,123.5 8,939.6
Distributive Trade 1,129 1,317 41,677 72,349 2,567.5 4,218.5 4,675.1 2,593.6 7,242.5 6,812.1
Hotel &Tourism 72 118 4,441 7,242 2,434.0 4,932.6 674.1 480.0 3,108.1 5,412.6
Financial Services 33 48 56 140 8,292.2 14,142.6 2,568.4 1,228.8 10,860.6 15,371.4
Health Services 3 26 252 6,765 184.5 3,669.6 3.5 9.4 188.0 3,679.0
Education Services 539 621 3,777 3,792 364.7 1,122.1 154.9 440.2 519.6 1,562.4
Bionexus Status & Software 9 28 277 1,711 40.4 1,436.4 54.9 277.3 95.3 1,713.7
Total 3,203 4,470 69,659 112,194 90,494.1 102,124.2 17,851.6 12,424.2 108,345.7 114,548.4
Note NA : Data not available
* : Data for telecommunications is only up to June 2016 
D Investment Data (Primary Sector)

APPROVED PRIVATE INVESTMENTS IN PRIMARY SECTORS, JAN-SEPTEMBER 2016 & 2015

Primary Sector Number Potential Employment Domestic Investment
(RM million)
Foreign Investment    
(RM million)
Total Investment      
(RM million)
Jan-Sept 2016 2015 Jan-Sept 2016 2015 Jan-Sept 2016 2015 Jan-Sept 2016 2015 Jan-Sept 2016 2015
Agriculture 12 27 370 929 61.2 260.9 0.0 0.2 61.2 261.2
Mining 15 26 16 456 671.9 1,166 695.7 1,674.2 1,367.6 2,813.2
Plantation & Commodities 1 4 0 471 302.8 583.3 0.0 128.9 302.8 712.2
Total 28 57 386 1,556 1,035.9 2,010.2 695.7 1,776.4 1,731.6 3786.6
F Key Economic Indicators

2015 p 2016 f
Population 31.0 Million 30.6 Million
GDP

RM1,063.5 billion

RM1,114.8 billion

GDP Growth 4.5 - 5.5% 4.0 - 5.0%
Per Capita Income RM36,397

(USD9,488)

RM38,438

(USD10,020)

Inflation Rate (CPI) 1.9% 2.0 - 3.0%
Labour Force

14.1 million persons

-

Unemployment 3.1% 2.9%
Total Export (f.o.b)

RM779.95 billion*

RM770.4 billion

Total Import (c.i.f)

RM685.65 billion*

RM697.2 billion
Major Exports Products *
(Jan - Dec 2014)

  • Electrical and electronic products
  • Petroleum products
  • Liquefied natural gas (LNG)
  • Chemicals and chemical products
  • Palm Oil
  • Crude petroleum
Major Export Markets *
(Jan - Dec 2014)
  • Singapore
  • People's Republic of China
  • USA
  • Japan
  • Thailand

p: preliminary

f: forecast

i: based on average USD exchange rate for the month of April 2016 (US$1 - RM3.836)


Sources:

1. Ministry of Finance - Economic Report 2015/2016

2. *Matrade Press Release: Malaysia's Trade Performance for the year 2015

G Facts on Malaysia

Total Area 330,000 square kilometres (127,000 square miles)
Political Structure A federation with 13 states (11 in peninsular Malaysia and 2 in Malaysian Borneo) and 3 federal territories. As a federation, the governance of the country is divided between the federal and the state governments
System of Government Parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch
Head of State DYMM Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah
Prime Minister YAB Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Hj Abd Razak
Population 31.4 million (2016)
Major Ethnic Groups Malays, Chinese, Indian, Kadazans, Ibans
Major Languages Bahasa Malaysia (official language), English, Mandarin, Tamil
Major Religions Islam, Budhism, Christianity, Hinduism
Time GMT +8 hours US Eastern Standard Time +13 hours
Climate Tropical - warm and sunny throughout the year. Daily temparatures range from 33°C (90°F) in the afternoon to 22°C (70°F) during the night.
Currency Ringgit Malaysia(RM) which is divided into 100 sen.
Exchange Rate The ringgit exchange rate operates on a managed-float regime against a trade-weighted basket of currencies.
H Online Applications

Number of Online Applications Received for the Month of January - September 2016

No. Applications Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Total
1 Manufacturing e-ML
-
-
- -
-
-
- - -
-
2 e-Tariff
-
-
- -
-
-
- - -
-
• PC1 for Agriculture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
• PC2, PC2-1, PC2A 99 104 128 71 115 96 69 117 105 904
• PC Services 5 5 4 6 2 4 1 4 3 34
• e-Declaration 5 3 3 3 9 14 3 9 3 52
3 e-BizMatch 3 0 3 8 6 9 5 2 1 37
4 e-Newsletter 11 14 25 42 14 21 14 18  14 173
5 e-Recruitment 178 158 204 178 322 119 126 259 363 1,907
6. APR e-Survey 92 105 38 59 85 59 9 44 0 491
Total
393 389 405 367 553 322 227 454 489 3,599

Note: The above statistic is being updated on monthly basis

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Last Updated : Friday 24th February 2017