The Minister of International Trade and Industry Darell Leiking PIX: AFFAN FAUZI / MalaysiaGazette / 03 AUGUST 2018 FDI foreign Direct Investment
The Minister of International Trade and Industry Darell Leiking PIX: AFFAN FAUZI / MalaysiaGazette / 03 AUGUST 2018

KUALA LUMPUR – Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Malaysia has shown an increase of 73.4 percent in the first quarter of this year from January to March compared to the same period of 2018.

The Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Darell Leiking said the FDI amounted to RM29.3 bilion compared to RM16.9 billion during the first quarter of last year.

“The manufacturing sector remained the biggest draw for foreign investors with investments amounting to RM20.2 billion, RM8.1 billion in the services sector and RM1 billion in other major sectors comprising mining, plantations, commodities and agriculture,” he said in the Dewan Rakyat.

— BERNAMA

 

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