Malaysia’s net international investment recorded net assets position of RM42.3 billion at the end of second quarter 2017. The total financial assets position narrowed by 1.3 per cent to RM1,717.2 billion (Q1 2017: RM1,739.4 billion), while the total liabilities decreased by RM1.6 billion to RM1,674.8 billion (Q1 2017: RM1,676.4 billion). Direct Investment Abroad (DIA) position recorded RM573.5 billion at the end of Q2 2017 (Q1 2017: RM568.4 billion) and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Malaysia registered a value of RM556.7 billion (Q1 2017: RM560.9 billion).
Portfolio investment showed net liabilities position of RM318.0 billion, widened by RM30.0 billion from previous quarter. Meanwhile, the stock of other investment posted a net liabilities position of RM84.6 billion. The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia as at 30 June 2017 stood at RM424.8 billion (Q1 2017: RM422.1 billion).
THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
18 August 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