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  1. 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.  the cen...
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  2. Functions of MIDA
    1. to promote foreign and local investments in the manufacturing and services sectors2. to undertake planning for industrial development in malaysia3. to recommend policies and strategies on industrial promotion and development to the minister of international trade and industry4. to evaluate applications for manufacturing licences and expatriate posts; tax incentives for manuf...
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  3. MIDA Team
    chairman dato' abdul majid ahmad khan chairman ceo dato' azman mahmud chief executive officer deputy ceo arham abd. rahman deputy chief executive officer i manufacturing (non-resource), investment promotion & post ...
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  4. 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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  5. Why Malaysia
    a dynamic business environment malaysia offers investors a dynamic and vibrant business environment with the ideal prerequisites for growth and profits. malaysia's key strengths include well-developed infrastructure and productive workforce. a politically stable country with a well-developed legal system, malaysia also provides attractive incentives for investors. supported by a market-oriented ...
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  6. Supportive Government Policies
    a major factor that has attracted investors to malaysia is the government's commitment to maintain a business environment that provides companies with the opportunities for growth and profits. this commitment is seen in the government's constant efforts to obtain feedback from the business community through channels of consultation such as regular government-private sector dialogues. these...
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  7. An Educated Workforce
    malaysia offers investors a young, educated and productive workforce at costs competitive with other countries in asia. backed by the government's continued support of human resource development in all sectors, the quality of malaysia's workforce is one of the best in the region. literacy levels are high and school leavers entering the job market have at least 11 years of basic education.high p...
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  8. Facts and Figures
    investment data (overall) approved private investments in various economic sectors, 2019 & 2018 summary number potential employment domestic investment  (rm million) * foreign investment  (rm million) * total investment  (rm million) * ...
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  9. 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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  10. Testimonials
    a 6  testimonials show allhide all academic medical centre sdn bhd academic medical centre sdn. bhd. in an initiative with the public-private partnership unit of the prime minister's department has established perdana university envisioned to be an education-research-healthcare hub for the region. perdana university is a world-c...
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  11. Medical Devices
    the medical device authority (mda), a regulatory body created under ministry of health (moh), ensures that medical devices produced in malaysia are of world-class quality and recognised for their adherence to international standards, as well as global regulatory compliance systems. over 90 per cent of medical devices manufactured in malaysia are exported.the industry comprises over 200 manuf...
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  12. Engineering Support
    players in the industry have begun upgrading their facilities and acquiring technologies to meet the stringent requirements of oems for parts and components, as well as precision engineering services.leading malaysian esi companies that are capable of providing such solutions to meet ever-growing and sophisticated global demand include alpha master sdn. bhd., atasmi precision machinist sdn bhd...
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  13. Pharmaceuticals
    malaysian manufacturers have demonstrated their capabilities and capacities to produce pharmaceutical products in almost all dosage forms, including sterile preparations, injectables, and time-release medications, as well as developed and launched off-patent generic drugs and herbal products under their own brands. malaysia is a member of the pharmaceutical inspection convention and pharmaceu...
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  14. Overview: Projects Approved, 2019 and 2018
    ringgit malaysia - rm 2019 2018 new exp/div total new exp/div total number 535 453 988 386 335 721 potential employment 47,000 31,606 78,606 36...
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  15. Projects Approved by Major Industry, 2019 and 2018
    ringgit malaysia - rm industry 2019 2018 no. domestic investment (rm million) foreign investment (rm million) total proposed capital investment (rm million) ...
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  16. Projects Approved by Major Country, 2019 and 2018
    ringgit malaysia - rm 2019 2018 country no. foreign investment (rm million) no. foreign investment (rm million) china 79 15,300.3 40 19,673.3 ...
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  17. Projects Approved by State, 2019 and 2018
    ringgit malaysia - rm 2019 2018 state no. domestic investment (rm million) foreign investment (rm million) total proposed capital investment (rm million) no. domestic investment (rm million) foreign ...
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  18. Frequently Asked Questions
    a general show allhide all how does mida assist investors? mida offers the following assistance to investors: direct consultation and co-operation with relevant agencies at both the federal and state levels in matters such as: securing infrastructural facilities, including land, factory sites, electricity and water supplies, telecommunication and o...
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  19. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
    a general show allhide all how does mida assist investors? mida offers the following assistance to investors: direct consultation and co-operation with relevant agencies at both the federal and state levels in matters such as: securing infrastructural facilities, including land, factory sites, electricity ...
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  20. Manufacturing Sector
    policies local company incorporated manufacturing licence application no restriction on foreign equity ownership liberal expatriates employment policy free movement of funds for foreign investments in malaysia protection of intellectual property rights company tax rate 25% individual tax rate from 0% - 26%minimum conditions of employment under the employment act 1955 responsible tr...
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  21. Starting a Business
    1 companies commission of malaysia (ssm) show allhide all companies doing business in malaysia must register with the companies commission of malaysia (ssm) under the companies act 2016 (act 777). fees to be paid to ssm main fees to be paid to the companies commission of malaysia (ssm): (refer to the companies regulations 2017) ...
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  22. 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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  23. 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 busine...
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  24. 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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  25. Living in Malaysia
    1 hotel rates show allhide all hotel rate average published room rates in: single / double rm us$ kuala lumpur 5-star hotel 278.19 86.93 ...
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  26. List of Ministries
    office of the prime minister  ministry of defence  main block, perdana putra building,     federal government administrative centre, 62502 putrajaya, malaysia tel: (603) 8888 8000 fax: (603) 8888 3444 website: www.pmo.gov.my    e-mail: [email protected] jalan padang tembak, 5...
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  27. International/Regional Organisations
    asia-pacific economic cooperation (apec) asian international arbitration centre (aiac) association of southeast asian nations (asean) asean supporting industry database (asid) asem infoboard bimp - east asean growth area european chamber of international business (ecib) indonesia-malaysia-thailand-growth triangle (imt-gt) south-south information gateway (ssig) world associat...
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  28. 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, re...
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  29. Food Processing
    there are more than 8,000 establishments in this sub-sector, mainly dominated by malaysian smes. well-known mncs and llcs, both domestic and foreign, are active in the industry. among notable companies in the industry are yeo hiap seng (malaysia) berhad, nestle (malaysia) berhad, ffm berhad, malayan flour mills berhad, kawan food berhad, ql resources berhad, charoen pokphand holdings (malaysi...
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  30. Textiles and Textile Products
    textile and textile products are the nation’s 13th-largest exporting industry in 2018, landing approximately rm12 billion of malaysia’s total manufactured goods exports. the usa held on to its position as the top market for malaysia’s exported textile products, purchasing rm1.6 billion (13%) of the industry’s total exports.in 2018, a total of 18 projects were approved in the textiles and t...
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  31. 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 polici...
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  32. 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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  33. Green Technology
    renewable energy malaysia is emphasizing greater importance for renewable energy (re) generation through specifically formulated policies and initiatives to spur the growth of the sector as a major step towards green economy. other than the feed-in-tariff (fit) mechanism, the net energy metering (nem) and large scale solar (lss) photovoltaic plant schemes were introduced in 2016 to bo...
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  34. Investment Data
    b investment data (manufacturing sector) show all hide all overview: projects approved, january - september 2019 and 2018 ringgit malaysia - rm jan-sept, 2019 2018 new exp/div total new ...
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  35. 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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  36. Investment Data (Services Sector)
    summary number potential employment domestic investment (rm million) * foreign investment (rm million)* total investment (rm million)* services sub-sector 2019 ...
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  37. 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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  38. Starting Up Business
    1 registering business entities in malaysia show allhide all methods of conducting business in malaysia in malaysia, a business may be conducted: i.   by an individual operating as a sole proprietor, or ii.   by two or more (but not more than 20) persons in partnership, or ...
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  39. Immigration Procedures
    1 entry requirements show allhide all passport or travel documents all persons entering malaysia must possess valid national passports or other internationally recognised travel document valid for travelling to malaysia. these documents must be valid for at least six months from the date of entry into malaysia. those with passports not reco...
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  40. Workforce for Industry
    1 malaysia's labour force 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 therefore easy to be trained in new skills. in addition, 27% of the labour force has tertiary education.  to c...
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  41. Intellectual Property Protection
    1 intellectual property protection intellectual property system in malaysia is administered by the intellectual property corporation of malaysia (myipo), an agency under the ministry of domestic trade and consumer affairs. intellectual property protection in malaysia comprises of patents, trade marks, industrial designs, copyright, geographical indications and layout designs o...
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  42. Infrastructure Support
    1 map covering major infrastructure download here   2 industrial land show allhide all industrial estates malaysia has over 600 industrial estates throughout the country with world-class infrastructure and excellent connectivity, making malaysia as the most sought-after, sustainable and condu...
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  43. Costs of Doing Business
    the objective of this section is to enable investors to make a preliminary assessment of the major costs involved in doing business in malaysia. investors who require more specific details can contact mida headquarters in kuala lumpur or the nearest mida overseas or state offices for further advice and assistance.one ringgit malaysia (rm) is divided into 100 sen. currently, the ringgit exchange r...
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  44. Incentives in Manufacturing 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, excise act 1976 and free zones act 1990. 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 ...
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  45. 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, agr...
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  46. Daimler Chrysler
    official sales of mercedes-benz vehicles began in 1951 with cycle & carriage as the franchise distributor. today, mercedes-benz c-class, e-class and s-class passenger cars are locally assembled, as are commercial vehicle bus chassis and prime movers. other niche models like the a-class, m-class, c-class sport coupe, clk and sl are fully imported.as one of the world's leading automotive companies, ...
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  47. Elektrisola
    more than 10 years ago, the elektrisola group, the world's largest producer of fine and ultrafine copper magnet wire, started looking for a site for its first manufacturing plant in asia. after a detailed comparison of possible locations in south-east and east asia, we identified malaysia as the best geographic and strategic location, and in 1990, made our decision to set up an automated high-tech...
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  48. Idemitsu
    in 1972, idemitsu established petrochemical (m) sdn bhd, a pioneer plastic resin producer in malaysia. we have started producing polystyrene, which is an important material to support the in the early 90’s, we have further expanded our platform by working together with petronas. in 1997, styrene monomer joint venture, idemitsu sm (m) sdn bhd (idemitsu 70%, petronas chemicals group 30%...
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  49. Knowles Electronics
    knowles' capability in highly refined audio design and manufacturing are derived from decades of leadership in the field of hearing health. having pioneered the hearing aid component marketplace in the 1950's, knowles electronics, founded in 1946, continues to be the undisputed leader in this market today, contributing new ideas for the application of sound in both hearing aid design and appl...
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  50. Lucas
    back in 1981, i was part of a team evaluating the setting up of an offshore manufacturing facility to support our then uk parent company with a low-cost manufacturing base for automotive electrical and electronic products. lucas, at that time, chose malaysia due to its stable political and financial reputation, coupled with the government's liberal foreign equity policies and tax incentive...
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  51. Philips
    royal philips electronics of the netherlands is one of the world's biggest electronics companies, as well as the largest in europe, with 159,709 employees in over 60 countries and sales amounting to euro 30.4 billion in 2005. philips has had a presence in malaysia since the late 1930's. the business activities of the philips group of companies in malaysia at that time included manufactur...
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  52. Methods of Conducting Business in Malaysia
    1 methods of conducting business in malaysia in malaysia, a business may be conducted:- by an individual operating as a sole proprietor by two (2) or more (but not more than 20) persons in a partnershipby a limited liability partnership (llp) by a locally incorporated company or by a foreign company (i.e. branch office) registered under the provisions of the comp...
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  53. Education and Industrial Training Services.
    education and industrial training services include private higher education (including college and university education) and other technical and vocational education.  private higher educational institutions (pheis) include the following:  • private universities and branch campuses of foreign universities with university status;  • private colleges/institutions with no...
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  54. Distributive Trade Services
    distributive trade comprises all linkage activities that channel goods and services down the supply chain to intermediaries for resale or to final buyers. the linkages may be:  • direct or indirect between two (2) parties (or levels) or more than two (2) parties (or levels) within the chain;  • real physical processes or electronic transactions as defined under the relevant...
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  55. Petrofac Malaysia
    after more than fifteen years of operation, petrofac decided to widen its horizon to malaysia. petrofac malaysia actively operates and partakes in oil and gas production since 2006 with mandate given by the government and petronas. its main role is to assist in establishing the oil and gas resources in the country with tax incentives and allowing skilled foreign experts to work hand in ha...
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  56. Alcatel
    the trend in market expansion and globalisation that started a few years ago pushed alcatel, one of the world leaders in telecommunications system supply, to strengthen its presence in foreign markets. conscious of the enormous growth potential of the asian market, alcatel chose malaysia as its regional platform for marketing and industrial activities. for us, there were a number of good-sense...
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  57. Non-Metallic Mineral Industry
    non-metallic mineral products include high purity alumina (hpa), ceramics and clay-based products, cement and concrete products, glass products, industrial building system (ibs) components, and other non-metallic mineral products such as quicklime, barite, marble and granite.industry players in the ceramics and clay-based products sub-sector produce both traditional and advanced ceramics. tra...
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  58. Tourism and Travel Related Services
    tourism and travel related services is divided into four (4) sub-sectors namely:  hotels and restaurants (including catering);  travel agencies and tour operators services;  tourist guides services; and  other tourism services.tourism activities are part of more general services activities -- most notably many transport services, certain busin...
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  59. 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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  60. Investment Data (Primary Sector)
    primary sector number potential employment domestic investment (rm million)* foreign investment     (rm million)* total investment       (rm million)* 2019 2018 ...
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  61. Investment Data (Overall)
    investment data (overall) approved private investments in various economic sectors, 2019 & 2018 summary number potential employment domestic investment  (rm million) * foreign investment  (rm million) * total investment  (rm million) * ...
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  62. 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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  63. 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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  64. Scam Alert
    a. mida recruitment fraud there have been recent incidents where organisations and individuals pretend to recruit by representing themselves as mida or as being under mida's employment. these propositions notify members of the public that their qualifications were found suitable to work as an employee (local or expatriate) for mida and to solicit the transfer of significant sums of...
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  65. Muehlbauer Technologies Sdn. Bhd.
       muehlbauer technologies sdn bhd was founded in year 2006 with core activities of developing, marketing, manufacturing and production support of high technology automation systems for the semiconductor backend and carrier tape industries. we have further venture and developed our technology accord to iot / industry 4.0 elements applications.whereas mühlbauer group was founded in ...
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  66. Shorubber (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
    shorubber (malaysia) sdn. bhd. is a subsidiary of showa glove co. himeji japan and located in jejawi industrial estate, perlis with a land size of 2.26 million square feet. shorubber was registered in malaysia in 1989 and started its operation since 1993. we have been one of the key international players in the field of industrial and household gloves. shorubber manufactures mainly 4 types ...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/shorubber-(malaysia)-sdn.-bhd./posts/
  67. i-Services Portal
    mida i-services portal was launched by yb datuk darell leiking, minister of international trade and industry (miti) at the national investment seminar 2018 held on 30 october 2018. the portal underscores mida’s continued efforts to reinforce the services sector as the main engine of growth for the nation and government’s unwavering commitment to encourage utilisation of local ...
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  68. 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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  69. MIDA Insights - Highlights
    may 2020 issue 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, m...
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  70. MIDA Insights - Why Malaysia Series
    march 2020 issue utilis malaysia sdn. bhd. utilis, a french company established in the mid-90s, is today a worldwide recognised brand in the field of tactical sheltering and mobile filed solutions, well known for its constant research and development (r&d) efforts and adapting to critical situations and scenario. read more...
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  71. 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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  72. Dato’ Abdul Majid Bin Ahmad Khan, New Chairman of MIDA
    the malaysian investment development authority (mida) is pleased to announce the appointment of dato’ abdul majid ahmad khan, the president of malaysia-china friendship association who is also the honorary chairman of the malaysia-china chamber of commerce, as the new chairman of mida, effective 22 april 2019. dato’ abdul majid needs no further introduction as he has a highly distin...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/dato’-abdul-majid-bin-ahmad-khan,-new-chairman-of-mida/posts/
  73. 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...
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  74. Metal Additive Manufacturing
    additive manufacturing technology adds materials and melted it to create a super fine layer of an object which is different from the conservative manufacturing. conservative manufacturing, often subtract materials via several processes such as milling, machining, grinding and carving in order to produce parts. there are several materials that can be melted in building the superfine la...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/metal-additive-manufacturing/posts/
  75. 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/
  76. Malaysia Remains an Attractive Investment Destination: Recording Approved Investments of RM53.9 billion in Q1 2019
    malaysia has successfully attracted a total of rm53.9 billion approved investments in the manufacturing, services and primary sectors for the first quarter of 2019 (q1 2019), an increase of 3.1% from the same period last year (rm52.3 billion). these investments are from 1,678 projects and are expected to generate more than 41,200 job opportunities for the country.  the positi...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/malaysia-remains-an-attractive-investment-destination:-recording-approved-investments-of-rm53.9-billion-in-q1-2019/posts/
  77. Our Journey in Malaysia : Schmidt + Clemens (S+C)
    schmidt + clemens (s+c), the german stainless steel specialist founded in 1879, committed at an early stage to the internationalisation of its business operation, founding its first foreign subsidiary in spain as long ago as 1974. as the world market leader in tube systems for applications in the petrochemicals industry, it is a factor of major importance to s+c to be near to its mar...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/our-journey-in-malaysia-:-schmidt-clemens-sc/posts/
  78. 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 ...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/malaysia-:-the-world’s-best-country-to-invest/posts/
  79. 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...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/industrial-linkage-programme-:-machinery-and-equipment-industry/posts/
  80. Penang, Among Top Investment Destinations in Malaysia : Approved Investments in the Manufacturing Sector Reached RM137.9 billion, 1980 - March 2019
    mida organised the penang domestic investment seminar on 16 july 2019 in bayan lepas, pulau pinang to update the industry players, especially in the northern region on the latest policies and facilities available. the seminar was officiated by mr. zabidi mahbar, deputy chief executive officer ii of mida.pulau pinang has consistently been ranked among the top investment destinations in the co...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/penang,-among-top-investment-destinations-in-malaysia:-approved-investments-in-the-manufacturing-sector-reached-rm137.9-billion,-1980---march-2019/posts/
  81. 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/
  82. 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/
  83. The Malaysian Aerospace Industry - Soaring to New Heights
    malaysia’s aerospace industry is one of the rapidly growing industries in the country, energised by the implementation of the national aerospace industry blueprint 2030. with over 230 companies involved in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (mro), aero-manufacturing, education and training, systems integration, as well as engineering and design activities, the industry is growi...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/the-malaysian-aerospace-industry---soaring-to-new-heights/posts/
  84. PostInvest Promotes Ease of Doing Business
    to nurture the growth of foreign direct investment (fdi) and domestic investment (di) in the country, mida - through its post investment and infrastructure supportdivision (postinvest), provides ‘handholding’ and ‘problem solving’ services to assist companies’ investment journey in malaysia. established on 3 may 1999,  the division has been entrusted to facilitat...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/postinvest-promotes-ease-of-doing-business/posts/
  85. 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/
  86. 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/
  87. Palm Oil Industrial Cluster (POIC): Unlocking Sabah’s Potential
    the palm oil industrial cluster (poic) lahad datu was established by the sabah state government in 2005 to spearhead the development of palm oilbased downstream activities. through the provision of adequate physical infrastructure and policies, poic serves as a catalyst to accelerate the growth of the palm oil industry in the region. presently, sabah is the largest oil palm t produ...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/palm-oil-industrial-cluster-(poic):-unlocking-sabah’s-potential/posts/
  88. Approved Investments in January - September 2019 Create 93,841 Additional Jobs
    for the first nine months of 2019, malaysia recorded rm149 billion worth of approved investments in the services, manufacturing and primary sectors. this was 4.4% higher than the rm142.6 billion approved in the same period last year. these investments involved 4,025 projects and will create an additional of 93,841 job opportunities. the majority of the investments came from domestic source...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/approved-investments-in-january-september-2019-create-93,841-additional-jobs/posts/
  89. 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/
  90. 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 and development (unctad), aftercare services is defined as the range of activities from post-establishment facilitation services to developmental support by the investment promotio...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/getting-to-know-the-licensing-and-incentive-compliance-&-monitoring-(pppg)-function-of-mida/posts/
  91. 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/
  92. Visit by YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad to the Republic of Korea, 25 – 28 November 2019
    yab tun dr. mahathir mohamad led the malaysian delegation visit to busan and seoul from 25 until 28 november 2019, in conjunction with the asean – republic of korea commemorative summit. the chief executive officer (ceo) of mida, dato’ azman mahmud and officials from the foreign investment promotion division of mida accompanied yab pm for the visit. yab tun mahathir’s prog...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/visit-by-yab-tun-dr.-mahathir-mohamad-to-the-republic-of-korea,-25-–-28-november-2019/posts/
  93. 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/
  94. MIDA e-Services
    mida e-manufacturing licence (eml) mida eml is a new digital platform which allows companies to submit applications for:  new manufacturing licence;  expansion or diversification project(s); and  confirmation letter for the exemption from manufacturing licence (ica10)  companies can now submit applications and track the status remotely ...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/mida-e-services/posts/
  95. MIDA Insights - Smart Tourism
    january 2020 issue wegrow global : reimagining education, entertainment and tourism wegrow global sdn. bhd. is a local and foreign joint venture company, focusing on content enrichment development in education, entertainment, and tourism. with malaysia positioning itself as the industry 4.0 hub in south-east asia and firm support of ...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/mida-insights---smart-tourism/posts/
  96. WeGrow Global : Reimagining Education, Entertainment and Tourism
    wegrow global sdn. bhd. is a local and foreign joint venture company, focusing on content enrichment development in education, entertainment, and tourism. with malaysia positioning itself as the industry 4.0 hub in south-east asia and firm support of homegrown talents, wegrow global aspires to make headway in the industry. wegrow global believes in meaningful and e...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/wegrow-global-:-reimagining-education,-entertainment-and-tourism-/posts/
  97. 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/
  98. MIDA Signs MOU with UOB Malaysia to Attract Quality Investments into Malaysia's High Value-Added Sectors
    t he malaysian investment development authority (mida) signed a memorandum of understanding (mou) with the united overseas bank malaysia bhd (uob malaysia) on 10 january 2020 to attract more foreign direct investments (fdi) into high value-added sectors. the signing ceremony was witnessed by mida deputy chief executive officer (ceo) i, mr. arham abdul rahman and mr. won...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/mida-signs-mou-with-uob-malaysia-to-attract-quality-investments-into-malaysia/posts/
  99. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Tourism Industry
    the two billion millennials, representing 25 per cent of the world’s population, are re-defining consumerisation. based on a market research company, growth from knowledge (gfk) study found that 59 per cent of 20 to 29 years old and 57 per cent of 30 to 39 years olds agreed with the statement that “experiences are more important than possessions”. millennials prefer to socialise i...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/virtual-reality-and-augmented-reality-in-tourism-industry/posts/
  100. National Automotive Policy 2020: Gearing Towards Connected Mobility
    globally, the automotive industry is undergoing an immense transformation. it is widespread across the industry, and it is being driven by a pertinent element such as industry 4.0 and efforts towards digitalisation of the entire value chain. industry 4.0 has opened up the possibilities of digital transformation in automotive and increases its importance for the automotive indust...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/national-automotive-policy-2020:-gearing-towards-connected-mobility/posts/
  101. 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/
  102. 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/
  103. 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/
  104. Utilis Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
    utilis, a french company established in the mid-90s, is today a worldwide recognised brand in the field of tactical sheltering and mobile filed solutions, well known for its constant research and development (r&d) efforts and adapting to critical situations and scenario. used by many militaries, civil defence, and other response agencies, utilis field hospitals and chemical, biological,...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/utilis-malaysia-sdn.-bhd./posts/
  105. Movement Control Order (MCO)
    28/04/2020 - kenyataan akhbar : peningkatan kapasiti beroperasi untuk membangun semula ekonomi penularan wabak covid-19 telah memberi kesan kepada kesihatan rakyat dan juga ekonomi negara. kerajaan telah mengambil langkah-langkah proaktif khususnya pelaksanaan perintah kawalan pergerakan (pkp) bagi membendung penularan wabak ini. usaha memerangi covid-19 belum berjaya...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/mco/posts/
  106. Domestic Investment Coordination Platform (DICP): Facilitating SMEs in Acquiring Funding, Technology and Research Capability
    introduction globally, smes play a significant role in contributing to national gdp growth, employment and innovation. in malaysia’s context, smes represent 90 per cent of business establishments. they also account for 65 per cent of the country’s employment and contribute approximately 40 per cent to the country’s gdp.mida acknowledges that smes are the foundation of malaysia...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/domestic-investment-coordination-platform-(dicp):-facilitating-smes-in-acquiring-funding,-technology-and-research-capability/posts/
  107. Directory
    mida i-incentives portal i-incentives is a portal that provides the information on investment incentives offered by the federal government of malaysia. mida i-services portal the portal is a business linkage platform to connect local service providers and their potential clients, wh...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/directory/posts/
  108. 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...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/sustaining-quality-investments-in-the-new-normal/posts/
  109. Malaysia: Opportunities Beyond the Pandemic
    the malaysian investment development authority (mida) participated as one of the panellists in the webinar entitled ‘post covid-19 economic situation prediction in malaysia’, organised by the chinese enterprises chambers of commerce in malaysia (ceccm) on 15 may 2020. the session attracted a total of 14,200 views on ceccm, and the associated chinese chambers of commerce and ind...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/malaysia:-opportunities-beyond-the-pandemic/posts/
  110. Reactivating the Russian-Malaysian Cooperation
    russia is blessed with vast natural resources such as oil and gas, iron and steel as well as wood and forestry. today, russia is among the world's leading producers of oil and natural gas and a top exporter of metals such as steel and primary aluminium. russian companies are also trendsetters of technology in niche industry segments such as aerospace, energy generati...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/reactivating-the-russian-malaysian-cooperation/posts/
  111. COVID-19: Opportunities for e-Learning Industry
    malaysia's higher education system is undergoing a comprehensive transformation and has matured significantly. the curriculum and teaching methods are being revamped with new critical elements such as experiential learning, future-ready curriculum, and lifelong learning mind-set to develop future-ready graduates. graduates’ skillsets are also further enriched to embrace opportunitie...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/covid-19:-opportunities-for-e-learning-industry/posts/
  112. Malaysia-Russia Business Council: Renewed Efforts to Enhance Economic Ties
    the malaysia-russia business council (mrbc) has been given a facelift and revived to foster bilateral economic ties and enhance business cooperation between malaysia and the russian federation. set up on 15 march 2016 in kuala lumpur with its official business secretariat at the asian strategy and leadership incorporated (asli), mrbc's initial formation was witnessed by h...
    https://www.mida.gov.my/home/malaysia-russia-business-council:-renewed-efforts-to-enhance-economic-ties/posts/
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