FOREIGN AFFILIATES IN MALAYSIA GENERATED A VALUE ADDED OF RM222.7 BILLION
Statistics on Foreign Affiliates in Malaysia portrays the performance of foreign controlled companies in Malaysia which owned more than 50 per cent of the equity. In 2016, foreign affiliates in Malaysia generated a value added of RM222.7 billion with Manufacturing sector remained as the largest contributor (47.2 per cent).
There were 2,964 numbers of foreign affiliates in 2016 as compared to 2,950 affiliates in previous year. The Manufacturing sector remained dominant by contributing 57.1 per cent and followed by Services sector with a share of 34.4 per cent. Asia region had the highest foreign affiliates in Malaysia with a share of 64.6 per cent (1,914 affiliates).
THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
30 November 2017
Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Corporate and User Services Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]stats.gov.my