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Statistics on Malaysia's Direct Investment Abroad, 2016

Release Date : Tuesday 17, October 2017 1200

MALAYSIA’S INVESTMENT ABROAD POSTED RM33.1 BILLION

Malaysia’s Direct Investment Abroad (DIA) 2016 is the first publication made available to public by Department of Statistics, covering the investment by Malaysia’s parent companies which hold more than 10 per cent equity in companies abroad. In 2016, Malaysia’s DIA posted a net outflow of RM33.1 billion and attained a position of RM566.0 billion as at end of 2016.

ASIA REGION WAS THE MAIN DESTINATION OF DIA FLOWS IN 2016

Malaysia’s top investment regions were mainly in Asia region with RM15.0 billion, Europe RM7.8 billion and America RM7.7 billion. Singapore was the predominant destination for Asia in 2016.

In terms of sector, Services sector was the main contributor of DIA flows with 56.9 per cent, followed by Mining & quarrying (25.8%) and Manufacturing (14.1%) sectors. Financial & insurance / takaful activities and Transportation & storage were the main contributors in Services sector. 

 

Released By:

THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA

17 October 2017

Contact person:
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