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  1. Why Malaysia
    economic strength natural resources - crude oil, natural gas, tin, timber, palm oil, rubber. gdp growth  6.9% (2019f) gross national savings - rm400,774 million (usd96,339 million) per capita income - rm44,686 (usd10,741) unemployment rate - 3.3% (2019f) inflation(cpi) - 2.5 - 3.5% (p) exchange rate (june 2019) : us$1 = rm4.16 view key economic indicators su...
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  2. Economic Strength
    the national development moves beyond a focus on economic growth and consumerism, wellbeing of the 'rakyat', quality of life, social equity, the structure of the economy, as well as the adaptability and quality of the workforce. the eleventh malaysia plan is a strategic plan that paves the way for malaysia to deliver the future that the 'rakyat' desires and deserves. it represents the govern...
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  3. About MIDA
    vision the best partner to investors distinguished by the integrity and professionalism of its people incorporated as a statutory body under the malaysian industrial development authority (mida) act, the establishment of mida in 1967 was hailed by the world bank as "the necessary impetus for purposeful, positive and coordinated promotional action" for malaysia's industrial ...
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  4. Resource Centre
    resource centre malaysian investment development authority level 12, mida sentral no.5, jalan stesen sentral 5 kuala lumpur sentral 50470 kuala lumpur malaysia. tel : (603) 2263 2537 fax : (603) 2273 7957 opening hours day time monday - thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. friday* 9...
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  5. Career
    career opportunities are you a talented professional pursuing a career in an organization that plays a key role in transforming malaysia into a higher-income economy? internationally recognized as an effective investment promotion agency, mida is the major instrument to help achieve the economic transformation of the country. to achieve the objective, mida promotes foreign and domestic i...
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  6. Facts and Figures
    investment data (overall) approved private investments in various economic sectors, january - september 2019 & 2018 summary number potential employment domestic investment (rm million) * foreign investment (rm million) * total investm...
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  7. Vibrant Business Environment
    a market-oriented economy and government policies that provide businesses with the opportunity for growth and profits have made malaysia a highly competitive manufacturing and export base. malaysia's rapid move towards the k-economy allows companies to do business in an environment that is geared towards information technology. one of malaysia's major pull factors is its large pool of young, ...
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  8. Key Economic Indicators
    2018 2019 f population 32.4 million 33.3 million gdp rm1,431.4 billion rm1,530.3 billion gdp growth 5.8% 6.9% per capita income rm42,937 (usd10,321) rm44,686 (usd10,741) inflation rate (cpi)  ...
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  9. MIDA Worldwide Network
    with its headquarters in malaysia's capital city of kuala lumpur, mida has established a global network of 20 overseas offices covering asia, europe, us, and australia to assist investors interested in establishing manufacturing projects and services. investors are encouraged to discuss their project interests with mida officers at mida's headquarters in kuala lumpur or at its overseas c...
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  10. Resources
    a e-newsletter subscribe now topics highlighted in this e-newsletter are insights and updates on investments related to both the manufacturing and services sectors, industry focus, economic news as well as the various events organised by mida. check out mida e-newsletter.  also visit our archived e-newsletter. b forms and guidelines dow...
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  11. Publications
    a guidebook malaysia: investment in the manufacturing sector download malaysia: investment in the services sector download ...
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  12. Useful Links
    list of miti agencies list of ministries list of federal and state government agencies state investment centres malaysia economic corridors chambers of commerce / industry technology related organisations infrastructure related agencies financial organisations r & d organisations international / regional organisations institution of higher learning list of oic members other agencies useful po...
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  13. Services Sector
    the government has drawn up the framework for the new economic model to propel malaysia from a middle-income to a high-income economy based on innovation, creativity and high value sources of growth. under this model, efforts will be intensified to target and attract industries in which malaysia has strong foundations for new growth areas such as: education and training services healthcar...
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  14. Testimonial
    malaysia's political and economic stability, prudent and pragmatic investor friendly business policies, cost-productive workforce, a developed infrastructure comparable to that of any western country and a host of other amenities makes this country an enticing place for investors. multinational corporations from more than 40 countries have invested in over 5,000 companies in malay...
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  15. Taxation
    1 taxation in malaysia show allhide all income of any person including a company, accruing in or derived from malaysia or received in malaysia from outside malaysia is subject to income tax. however, with effect from year of assessment (ya) 2004, income received in malaysia from sources outside malaysia by any person other than a resident company carrying on business...
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  16. Human Resource
    1 conditions of employment show allhide all minimum conditions of employment the employment act, 1955 is the main legislation on labour matters in malaysia. paid maternity leave : 60 days normal work hours : ...
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  17. List of Federal and State Government Agencies
    federal government agencies the government of malaysia (mygov) malaysia digital economy corporation (mdec) malaysian bioeconomy development corporation sdn. bhd. (bioeconomy corporation) halal industry development corporation (hdc) malaysia property incorporated (mpi) invest kl talentcorp malaysia state government agencies invest selangor invest johor pahang state development corporati...
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  18. Malaysia Economic Corridors
    iskandar malaysia in southern johor (irda)northern corridor economic region (ncer)east coast economic region (ecer)sabah development corridor (sdc)sarawak corridor of renewable energy (score)...
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  19. Infrastructure Related Agencies
    east coast economic region (ecer) iskandar regional development authority (irda) k.l. international airport (klia) kulim high-tech park malaysia airlines (mas) malaysia property incorporated midf property berhad northern corridor economic region (ncer) northport malaysia berhad palm oil industrial cluster sabah (lahad datu) palm oil industrial cluster (sandakan) sabah de...
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  20. International/Regional Organisations
    asia-pacific economic coorperation (apec) association of southeast asian nations (asean) asean supporting industry database (asid) asem infoboard bimp - east asean business council european chamber of international business (ecib) indonesia-malaysia-thailand-growth triangle (imt-gt) kuala lumpur regional centre for arbitration south-south information gateway (ssig) world ass...
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  21. List of OIC Members
    country agency website afghanistan afghan investment support agency (aisa) www.aisa.org.af albania albinvest invest-in-albania.org/ algeria, people's democratic republic of agence nationale de developpément des investissements (andi) www.andi.dz azerbaijan, republic ...
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  22. Oil and Gas
    with its strategic location at key shipping lanes as well as its strong economic fundamentals in china, india and within south east asia, malaysia has a definite advantage as a key player in the oil and gas (o&g) industry in asia. as such, the country is always committed to ensuring a sustainable and successful o&g industry through pro-business policies. in implementing these policies, malay...
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  23. Education and Industrial Training Services
    the education national key economic area (nkea) is focused on four prioritised segments based on existing market share and potential for future growth:early childcare and education (ecce),basic education (primary and secondary),technical and vocational education training (tvet), andtertiary education (both domestic and international students).malaysia’s private education sector has made ma...
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  24. Hospitality
    malaysia's tourism sector has been identified as one of the major contributors to the nation’s economic success. over the years, the sector has achieved many significant milestones, at both local and international fronts. in addition to being ranked among the top 10 tourist destinations in the world, malaysia has also been recognised as the world’s 5th best shopping destination by expedia...
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  25. Business Services and Supply Chain Innovation
    located in the heart of asean, malaysia morphed to compete on an equal footing as a leading location for mncs to set up their regional base by shifting their headquarters to tap across the region. this is spurred by the following factors that boom malaysia as investors’ choice for their regional operation base:-the projected double digit growth of e-commerce in the region, malaysia plays a ...
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  26. Liberalisation of the Services Sector
    on april 22, 2009 the government had liberalised the services sector to attract more foreign investments and bring more professionals and technology as well as strengthen competitiveness of the sector. recognising the growth potential in the services sector, the government has decided to immediately liberalise 27 services subsectors, with no equity condition imposed. these sub-sectors are in ...
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  27. Interview
    datuk noharuddin nordin, ceo of mida spoke with the prospect group about re-branding malaysia to attract investment, transforming the economy to meet the goals of the economic transformation programme (etp), and the competitive advantages of malaysia's different economic corridors. content type : interview duration : 5:50 mins...
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  28. Recorded Interview
    your browser does not support the audio element. the malaysian investment development authority (mida), previously known as malaysian industrial development authority, is the government's principal agency to oversee and drive foreign and domestic investment into the manufacturing and services sectors in malaysia. datuk noharuddin nordin the ceo of mida on the breakfast grille, dis...
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  29. e-Newsletter 2020
    mida newsletter - march 2020 issue malaysia’s economic stimulus package: manufacturing and services sectors view in pdf mida newsletter - february 2020 issue malaysia awarded the most vibrant investment ecosystem in asia at world business angels investment forum ...
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  30. Workforce for Industry
    1 malaysia's workforce malaysia offers the investor a diligent, disciplined, educated and trainable labour force. malaysian youths who enter the labour market would have undergone at least 11 years of school education i.e. up to secondary school level, and are therefore easy to be trained in new skills. to cater to the manufacturing sector's expanding demand for t...
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  31. Banking, Finance & Exchange Administration
    1 financial system show allhide all the malaysian financial system comprises of a diversified range of institutions to serve the increasingly more varied and complex needs of the domestic economy. the financial system consists of the conventional financial system and the islamic financial system which co-exists and operates in parallel.  ...
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  32. Environmental Management
    1 policy show allhide all to promote environmentally sound and sustainable development, the malaysian government has established the legal and institutional framework for environmental protection. investors are encouraged to consider the environmental factors during the early stages of their project planning. aspects of pollution control include possible modifica...
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  33. Infrastructure Support
    1 map covering major infrastructure download here   2 industrial land show allhide all industrial estates malaysia has over 200 industrial estates or parks developed by government agencies, namely, the state economic development corporations (sedcs), regional development authorities (rdas), port authorities and ...
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  34. Incentives in Manufacturing Sector
    these acts cover investments in the manufacturing, agriculture, tourism (including hotel) and approved services sectors as well as r&d, training and environmental protection activities. the direct tax incentives grant partial or total relief from income tax payment for a specified period, while indirect tax incentives are in the form of exemptions from import duty, sales tax and excise duty....
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  35. Incentives in Services Sector
    a incentives for investments show allhide all incentives in services sector in malaysia, tax incentives, both direct and indirect, are provided for in the promotion of investments act 1986, income tax act 1967, customs act 1967, sales tax act 1972, excise act 1976 and free zones act 1990. these acts cover investments in the manufacturing, agriculture, ...
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  36. Toray
    toray industries inc., of japan, a chemical conglomerate with diversified businesses worldwide, is malaysia’s pioneer industrial partner since the 1970s. collectively known as toray group (malaysia), it represents one of toray’s major investments outside japan. under the supervision of toray industries (malaysia), toray operates seven manufacturing plants in penang's strategic industr...
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  37. Aurum Healthcare
    aurum healthcare serves the hospitals, clinical laboratories and distributors in the medical device industry. the company is constantly engaging the industry and healthcare professionals to improve its medical devices, ensuring that the customers continue to have access to safe, cost-effective and high quality medical devices. aurum healthcare stands for gold  standard in healthcare...
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  38. MIDA Logo
    as a symbolic effort signaling the new direction, mida launched the new logo - the bold, block letters of mida represent the integrity and professionalism of the organisation. the colour grey suggests neutrality and reliability, whilst the new cutting-edge, dynamic and pioneering force of mida is represented in the eye-catching, strong red motif that resembles an arrow moving forward. mida...
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  39. Kaneka Corporation
    economic strength with low unemployment rate and debt service ratio, supportive government policies through attractive tax incentives, well developed infrastructure, political stability, educated workforce and availability of other support facilities. ...
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  40. B.Braun Medical Industries
    in 2006, b. braun medical industries sdn. bhd. (bmi), penang plant was recognized as the global centre of excellence (coe) for intravenous access products including r&d and production technology. products manufactured in b. braun medical industries penang are exported to the us, japan, germany and several major markets around the world.“malaysia is a good choice for manufacturing because of ...
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  41. Intel Microelectronics
    intel microelectronics (m) sdn. bhd.-intel corporation was incorporated in california in 1968, it is the world leader in silicon innovation and the world's largest semiconductor chip maker. intel malaysia was established in 1972 in penang. from an initial workforce of only 100 employees, it has evolved to become intel corporation’s largest and most diverse site outside of the united states...
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  42. Market Research Services
    market research services (classified under code 86401, central product classification) are defined as the investigation services designed to secure information on the prospects and performance of an organisation’s products in the market. it includes market analysis (size and other characteristics of a market) and analysis of consumer’s attitudes and preferences utilising personal interv...
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  43. Competitiveness Ranking
    the malaysian government continues to ensure that, the country remains an attractive business destination for investments. in our aspiration to achieve a high-income economy by 2020, we are doubling our efforts to attract investments and drive productivity and innovation through political, economic and regulatory reforms. these efforts have received worldwide recognition through improved rankin...
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  44. Archived e-Newsletters 2014
    volume 1: issue no.12 r&d industry in malaysia as an open economy, malaysia needs to constantly generate and establish new sources of economic growth in order to remain competitive in the long run. this objective can be achieved if malaysia is capable of increasing its capacity in the use as well as in the development of science, technolo...
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  45. Investment Data (Overall)
    a investment data (overall) approved private investments in various economic sectors, january - september 2019 and 2018 summary number potential employment domestic investment (rm million)* foreign investment (rm million)* total investment (rm million)* ...
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  46. Download Centre 2016
    adobe reader download to properly read pdf documents. feed reader download to properly read the mida's rss news feeds. flash player download to properly view flash files. download presentations slides, speeches and press releases from the following events: date event september 2016 ...
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  47. Archived e-Newsletters 2016
    mida newsletter - nov/dec 2016 issue disf set to re-energise the domestic industry players domestic investment has always been recognised for its pivotal role in sustaining the nation's investment climate and as a catalyst for the presence of foreign direct investment. in its continuous effort to strengthen and enhance the cou...
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  48. Archived e-Newsletters 2015
    mida newsletter - december 2015 issue aec and malaysia welcoming the asean economic community (aec), malaysia together with its asean members is gearing up towards achieving the goals of regional economic integration, following the 27th asean summit held recently in kuala lumpur. view in pdf mida...
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  49. Archived e-Newsletters 2017
    mida newsletter - dec 2017 issue tax efficient way to invest in research & development (r&d) r&d is important to malaysia's well-being and future sustainability. it creates value and enables the nation to exploit new industries and economic opportunities. the national science technology policy 2013-2020 aims for malaysian to achi...
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  50. ALPA Consultancy Pte. Ltd.
    the inter ikea group secures the continuous improvement, development, expansion and long life of the ikea concept. ikea home furnishing products are not new to malaysian consumer, as ikea has been operating its franchised retail stores since 1995. due to retail expansion in asean, ikea was looking for suitable location to establish its regional distribution and supply chain centre which carry...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/alpa-consultancy-pte.-ltd./posts/
  51. KPJ Ampang
    from the early years of its operation in 1996, kpj ampang has been in compliance with numerous local quality certifications including consecutive accreditation status by the malaysian society for quality in health (msqh) beginning year 2000.joint commission international (jci) has identified kpj ampang amongst hospitals with the best practices in quality and patient safety around the world s...
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  52. PENSONIC Holdings Berhad
    pensonic holdings bhd was established in year 1965 and is the leading home appliances manufacturer and distributor based in penang, malaysia. pensonic has grown tremendously over the last 50 years from a single workshop to its current new manufacturing hub and headquarter located in bukit minyak, penang where we are servicing approximately 900 dealers locally and exporting to more than 30 cou...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/pensonic-holdings-berhad/posts/
  53. Sync R&D
    established in 2006, sync r&d specialises in total system integration, mechanical design, cross cad platforms, and weight reduction strategies. we provide complete engineering solutions for product development, improvising existing systems and developing a new product from inception till prototype build and test. we have experience in design and development of automotive, rail, oil and gas co...
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  54. Archived e-Newsletters 2018
    mida newsletter - december 2018 issue malaysia records rm139.3 billion of approved investments for january-september 2018 malaysia attracted a total of rm139.3 billion worth of investments in the manufacturing, services and primary sectors for the first nine months of 2018. this was an 18% increase from the rm118.1 billion approve...
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  55. MIDA Board
    dato' abdul majid ahmad khan chairman malaysian investment development authority (mida) dato' azman mahmud chief executive officer malaysian investment development authority (mida) dato' lokman hakim b. ali secretary general ministry of internationa...
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  56. MIDA Insights - Highlights
    march 2020 issue malaysia’s economic stimulus package: manufacturing sector read more march 2020 issue malaysia’s economic stimulus package: services sector read more march 2020 issue ...
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  57. MIDA Insights - Services
    march 2020 issue malaysia: asia’s centre of excellence with the rising trend of establishments of centres of excellence (coe) in asia among multinational corporations (mncs), malaysia increasingly emerges as a popular choice of location for these operations. for many years, malaysia has played an important role as a regional hub, offering s...
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  58. MIDA Insights - Industry
    march 2020 issue innovation, key to profitability qualities of innovative nature are essential for every country. this is important to maintain sustainability by making a continuous improvement that opens up to all kind of opportunities for potential new market and products/activities. based on the 2019 global innovation index, released by the...
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  59. MIDA Insights - Events
    february 2020 issue mida reaffirmed commitment on strategic partnership at hsbc multinational and subsidiaries event malaysia's strategic importance within the asean and the wider region continues to make the nation a magnet for investors.riding on this, the malaysian investment development authority (mida), together with hsbc, h...
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  60. Sports Tourism Has Significant Economic Potential
    globally, sports tourism is recognised as one of the upcoming tourism markets with significant economic potentials. in malaysia, it is an important income generator in the tourism industry, contributing approximately rm5 billion annually and is supported by a broad global audience as sporting events usually attract domestic and international participants. revenue generated ranges from a...
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  61. MIDA Receives Top Investment Promotion Agency 2019 Award - Asia Pacific Category
    mida has once again won the top investment promotion agency 2019 award in the asia- pacific national category by the site selection, together with the edb singapore. the agency won the same award in 2015 and 2016. site selection is an internationally circulated business publication covering corporate real estate and economic development, published six times a year by conway data inc...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/mida-receives-top-investment-promotion-agency-2019-award---asia-pacific-category/posts/
  62. Strengthening Domestic Investment Landscape
    being an organisation half a century old, mida’s priority remains the same. we are here to ensure that malaysia achieves its goals and aspirations, creating wealth that translates to tangible benefits felt by all across malaysia. in achieving these goals, based on the eleventh malaysia plan, chapter 8: re-engineering economic growth for greater prosperity, the government will precede...
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  63. MIDA Facilitates Overseas Internship for Malaysian Students Abroad
    enhancing the students' employability has always been on top of the human capital development agenda of the government. this is to ensure that they are industry-relevant, ready to enter the job market and ultimately able to contribute to the economic growth of the country. various programmes are usually adopted by universities and colleges to increase the employability of their students such...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/mida-facilitates-overseas-internship-for-malaysian-students-abroad/posts/
  64. Malaysia offers new strategic locations for foreign and domestic investors along the ECRL corridor
    malaysia's earliest railway system was established during the british colonial era when the federated malay states railway and the malaysian railway administration operated in 1885. the first railway line connected taiping to port weld (kuala sepetang) to transport tin cargo from the mines in the vicinity of taiping, larut and matang. the railway system at that time was mostly decentralis...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/malaysia-offers-new-strategic-locations-for-foreign-and-domestic-investors-along-the-ecrl-corridor/posts/
  65. APEC 2020: Charting New Frontiers
    asia pacific economic cooperation or better known as apec, has grown into a dynamic engine promoting trade and economic growth in the asia-pacific region since its establishment in 1989. this inter-governmental forum comprising of 21 member economies was formed in response to the growing interdependence of the asia- pacific economies, regional trade blocs and establishment of new ...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/apec-2020:-charting-new-frontiers/posts/
  66. Circular Economy: The Way Forward for Palm-Based Industries
    malaysia is the second largest producers and exporters of palm oil in the world, supported by 4.49 million hectares of oil palm cultivation which produces 17.73 million tonnes of palm oil. this accounts for 11% of the world’s oils and fats production and 27% of export trade of oils and fats.  hence, malaysia assumes an important role to sustainably fulfil the global needs f...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/circular-economy:-the-way-forward-for-palm-based-industries/posts/
  67. Kontron Malaysia: Joint Collaboration in High Technology Industries
    kontron is a global leader in embedded computing technology. with its employees in research and development, kontron creates many of the standards that drive the world's embedded computing platforms. kontron's product longevity, local engineering and support, and value-added services help create a sustainable and viable integrated solution for oems and system integrators. kontron wor...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/kontron-malaysia:-joint-collaboration-in-high-technology-industries/posts/
  68. The Conference on Tourism Potential in Sabah and Sarawak
    the conference on tourism potential in sabah and sarawak organised by mida was held on 18 june 2019 at its headquarters. the event was attended by over 80 participants, who were mainly members of the malaysian association of hotel owners (maho), malaysian association of amusement theme park and family attractions (maatfa),as well as hoteliers, tourist attraction operators, business chambers....
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  69. Malaysia : The World’s Best Country to Invest
    the first quarter of 2019 indicated a positive start to the year, with approved foreign investments into malaysia increased by 73.4% to rm29.3 billion from rm16.9 billion in the first quarter of 2018. this commendable performance could only be achieved with the conducive business climate within the country, which has not gone unnoticed by international observers.malaysia was ranked the ...
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  70. Industrial Linkage Programme : Machinery and Equipment Industry
    the machinery & equipment (m&e) industry assumes strategic importance to malaysia’s economy with its cross-cutting linkages across all economic segments. however, given the evolution of technology in the industry is moving at such a relentless pace, this presents malaysian business leaders with challenges as well as opportunities to create new business ventures. for com...
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  71. Plastic Recycling : Malaysia's Perspective
    plastics are lightweight and durable materials, which can readily be moulded into a variety of products that can be used in a wide range of applications. in the modern economy, plastics have become ubiquitous material that plays a critical role in the growth of major industries such as automotive, medical devices, construction, electronics and packaging. unfortunately, the majority of t...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/plastic-recycling-:-malaysia/posts/
  72. Sustainable Waste Management in Malaysia : Opportunities and Challenges
    w ith fast-growing cities and ballooning population, developing countries like malaysia are facing numerous challenges in sustainably managing wastes. the waste generated in malaysia in 2005 was 19,000 tons per day at a recycling rate of 5%. the quantity rose to 38,000 tons per day thirteen years later in 2018, despite the increased recycling rate of 17.5%. this is alarming as the rat...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/sustainable-waste-management-in-malaysia-:-opportunities-and-challenges/posts/
  73. Malaysia Continues to Attract Business Interest
    malaysia continues to sustain its investment growth momentum in the first half of 2019 (1h2019) despite the challenging global economic landscape and intense competition, with total investments of rm92.0 billion recorded in the services, manufacturing and primary sectors. these investments were from 2,554 projects and will potentially create 59,542 employment opportunities...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/malaysia-continues-to-attract-business-interest/posts/
  74. Fueling Oil and Gas Industry Growth Through Digitalisation
    active use of technology to capture new frontiers and drive productivity is not new to the oil and gas industry. the upstream sub-sector for example, has been at the forefront of several significant technological advances in the past, from supercomputing techniques for reservoir modeling to seismic and 3d imaging for drilling and project developments; while refineries have been pur...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/fueling-oil-and-gas-industry-growth-through-digitalisation/posts/
  75. MIDA Invest Series: Unfolding Selangor’s Business Potential
    mida organised its ninth briefing of mida invest series: unfolding states’ business potential at its headquarters on 7 august 2019. mr. arham abdul rahman, deputy chief executive officer (dceo) of mida during his opening remarks said that selangor is indeed one of the most preferred investment locations for manufacturing activities. continued interest by investors had enabled selangor to...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/mida-invest-series:-unfolding-selangor’s-business-potential/posts/
  76. Are Malaysians Ready for Future Jobs?
    malaysia’s industrialisation has shifted from job creation to becoming a developed nation by 2020. from 2006 to 2018, the government has approved  more than 64,000 projects in various economic sectors with investment valued at rm2.2 trillion. these projects have created over 2 million job opportunities. today, malaysia has become one of the largest exporters in semico...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/are-malaysians-ready-for-future-jobs/posts/
  77. Malaysia Productivity and Investment Climate Survey (PICS)
    malaysia’s transition from low-income to upper-middle-income status has been a success. the country has experienced a long period of robust economic growth while implementing ambitious development policies that have fostered the rise of new industries. high rates of infrastructure investment, accelerating private-sector activity, a rising female labor-force participation rate, and a growing work...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/pics/posts/
  78. Snapshots of Budget 2020
    b udget 2020 themed, “driving growth and equitable outcomes towards shared prosperity”, was announced by the minister of finance on 11 october 2019. the budget is anchored on four thrusts:     the budget is comprehensive with a focus on initiatives to embrace inclusivity, steer the country towards digital transformation and enhance malaysia’s competitiv...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/snapshots-of-budget-2020/posts/
  79. Biotechnology Industry in Malaysia
    development of biotechnology industry in malaysia“science to business” has been one of the essential criteria being focused by malaysia in its national biotechnology policy. the policy aims to transform the biotechnology industry into one of the vital economic contributors to the nation. malaysia is richly endowed with biodiversity and blessed with a wide array of natural resources that are ...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/biotechnology-industry-in-malaysia/posts/
  80. Trade and Investment Mission to Europe (The Hague, Netherlands and Stuttgart, Germany) 4-8 November, 2019
    did you know? malaysia remains a competitive investmentlocation for foreign investors. this is attested to by malaysia’s position in the world bank’s doing business report, 2020 rising three places to 12th position in terms of ease of doing business, among 190 countries. as at 2018, germany and the netherlands represent the top investors from the european union (eu) in the manuf...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/trade-and-investment-mission-to-europe-(the-hague,-netherlands-and-stuttgart,-germany)-4-8-november,-2019/posts/
  81. Healthcare Services, the Thriving Industry in Malaysia
    demographic shifts and urban lifestyle changes demand innovative responses for new directions in the delivery of healthcare from the government and healthcare providers. in supporting the growth of healthcare services, mida continues to position malaysia as the healthcare hub in the region. thus far, mida has facilitated a total of 77 private healthcare facilities since 2012. this amounte...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/healthcare-services,-the-thriving-industry-in-malaysia/posts/
  82. YAB Tun Dr . Mahathir Mohamad Visit to Qatar, 11 to 14 December 2019
    yab tun dr. mahathir mohamad, prime minister of malaysia, visited qatar from 11 until 14 december 2019. the malaysian delegation included foreign minister, economic affairs minister, defence minister and senior officials from various ministries and agencies. in conjunction with the visit, mida and matrade in collaboration with qatar chamber of commerce and industry (qcci) and qat...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/yab-tun-dr-.-mahathir-mohamad-visit-to-qatar,-11-to-14-december-2019/posts/
  83. 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games: Halal Business Opportunities
    over the years, the olympic games have brought about economic and social benefits to the hosting nations. with the approaching 2020 tokyo summer olympics and paralympic games, japan is expected to receive up to 40 million visitors, and the japanese government has been steadily opening up their economic borders for new business opportunities. one promising area is the halal food and b...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/2020-tokyo-olympic-games:-halal-business-opportunities/posts/
  84. We Invest in Our Home: Shan Poornam Group of Companies
    industrialisation has become an essential part of modern society, and waste production is an inevitable outcome. however, some of the wastes produced are hazardous. these hazardous waste is not limited to e-waste nor is it exclusively generated by the electrical and electronics (e&e) industry. hazardous wastes carry high environmental and health risks. it has an enormous adverse impact on ...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/we-invest-in-our-home:-shan-poornam-group-of-companies/posts/
  85. Archived e-Newsletters 2019
    mida newsletter - december 2019 issue getting to know the licensing and incentive compliance & monitoring (pppg) function of mida mida, through its licensing and incentive compliance & monitoring section (pppg) provides the aftercare services for manufacturing and services companies. according to the united nations conference on trade...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/archived-e-newsletters-2019/posts/
  86. MIDA e-Services
    mida's confirmation letter [surat pengesahan mida (spm)] application for mida confirmation letter (spm) for the purpose of claiming import duty and/or sales tax exemption on machinery/equipment/spare parts/prime movers/container trailers for manufacturers, hotel operators, haulage operators and aerospace maintenance, repair & overhaul (mro) companies. spm manufacturers in the pr...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/mida-e-services/posts/
  87. Shining a Light on Malaysias 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 2020on #industry4wrd. this special report is part of a series of niche publicatio...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/shining-a-light-on-malaysias-investment-environment-:-the-business-year-expands-coverage-of-the-malaysian-business-landscape-in-2020/posts/
  88. Seizing Opportunities at Davos : YBM MITI at World Economic Forum 2020
    the world economic forum (wef) annual meeting 2020 took place from 21–24 january 2020 in davos-klosters, switzerland. at this prestigious event, yb datuk darell leiking, minister of international trade and industry (miti), together with the malaysian investment development authority (mida) and investkl delegation represented malaysia. aptly themed "stakeholders for a ...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/seizing-opportunities-at-davos-:-ybm-miti-at-world-economic-forum-2020/posts/
  89. 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.  this year, dato' lokman hakim ali, secretary-general of the ministry of int...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/malaysia-awarded-the-most-vibrant-investment-ecosystem-in-asia-at-world-business-angels-investment-forum/posts/
  90. Maritime Industry: Riding the Wave for Growth
    as more trade deals are shifting towards the asean region, malaysia is gearing up to be the go-to place for trade. malaysia’s trade value is steadily increasing amidst economic challenges and on-going trade tensions globally. according to matrade, in 2019, malaysia recorded its largest trade surplus since 2009 valued at rm137.39 billion, an increase of 11 per cent compared to the previous ...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/maritime-industry:-riding-the-wave-for-growth/posts/
  91. Exyte Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Exyte (Formally known as M+W Group)
    exyte is a global leader in design, engineering and construction delivering high-tech facilities.  established over 100 years ago in stuttgart, germany, where we laid the first cornerstone, exyte has evolved to become a global engineering, procurement and construction (epc) contractor for high-tech facilities today. we have a global footprint operating in more than 20 countries ...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/exyte-malaysia-sdn-bhd-exyte-formally-known-as-mw-group/posts/
  92. Kedah Rubber City: Choice Investment Destination for Rubber Industry Players
    kedah rubber city (krc) is the first dedicated rubber industrial park in kedah, covering an area of 1,244 acres (54 million sq.ft). krc is envisioned to accelerate the development of the malaysian rubber industry and is positioned to be the regional high-value rubber industrial hub in asean. strategically located within the “rubber belt” of the malaysian-thailand border, krc is d...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/kedah-rubber-city:-choice-investment-destination-for-rubber-industry-players/posts/
  93. Manufacturing Projects Implemented in Negeri Sembilan Created over 100,000 Jobs
    mida organised the invest series: unfolding states' business potential, which focused on negeri sembilan, on 21 february 2020 at mida headquarters. the event successfully attracted over 200 participants ranging from business chambers, associations and embassies as well as industry players from the services and manufacturing sectors. "malaysia continues to be a preferred investment d...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/manufacturing-projects-implemented-in-negeri-sembilan-created-over-100,000-jobs/posts/
  94. Seminar on The Growing and Expanding Opportunities in the East Coast Economic Region
    mida in collaboration with the east coast economic region development council (ecerdc), uob malaysia, and viknesh and yap law firm, organised a seminar namely, "the growing and expanding opportunities in the east coast economic region" on 27 february 2020. with over 100 participants from various industries, the event featured a line-up of speakers who provided insights on business o...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/seminar-on-the-growing-and-expanding-opportunities-in-the-east-coast-economic-region/posts/
  95. Innovation, Key to Profitability
    qualities of innovative nature are essential for every country. this is important to maintain sustainability by making a continuous improvement that opens up to all kind of opportunities for potential new market and products/activities. based on the 2019 global innovation index, released by the world intellectual property organisation (wipo), it is found that asia’s inn...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/innovation,-key-to-profitability/posts/
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