Domestic Investment Strategic Fund (DISF)
What is Domestic Investment Strategic Fund(DISF)?
Investment Performance in 1Q 2020
Malaysia recorded a total of RM37.4 billion worth of approved investments in the manufacturing, services and primary sectors in the first quarter (1Q) of this year.
MIDA and Standard Chartered Malaysia Collaborate to Attract Targeted Global Investments
The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Standard Chartered Malaysia on 11 June 2020. Both parties will further collaborate to attract targeted global investments within a higher value, impactful and technology-intensive investments, in the key priority sectors such as electrical and electronics, machinery and equipment, medical devices, aerospace, renewable energy and consumer technology. These sectors' ability in attracting quality investment augurs well for the country's economy as the market looks to get back in shape post the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sustaining Quality Investments in the New Normal
Malaysia's move to break the chain of infections through the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) beginning 18 March 2020 is proving to be effective with Malaysia handling the situation relatively well. In tandem, to ensure the resilience of the country's economy, most of the economic sectors have been allowed to operate subject to strict adherence to health and safety guidelines.
Sailing Together in Rough Weather
According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), there will be a possible significant downward pressure on global FDI flows by -30 per cent to -40 per cent due to COVID-19. This is a potential outcome given the close, intricate inter-dependence of global value chains, directly affecting earnings of large multinational corporations (MNCs).
Malaysia’s Economic Stimulus Package: Manufacturing and Services Sectors
Malaysia Awarded the Most Vibrant Investment Ecosystem in Asia at World Business Angels Investment Forum
The WBAF 2020 event was held in Istanbul from 17-18 February 2020. This annual event represents the largest gathering of representatives from early-stage equity and investment markets, providing opportunities for startups and scale-up companies to pitch their businesses on a global fundraising stage.
Shining a Light on Malaysia's Investment Environment : The Business Year expands coverage of the Malaysian business landscape in 2020
The Business Year (TBY) is back in Malaysia for 2020! In partnership with the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), TBY will be taking the microscope to Malaysia’s digital economy and innovation environment via its latest Malaysia-focused publication, Special Report, The Business Year: Malaysia 2020 on #Industry4WRD.