Malaysia’s International Investment Position (IIP) continued to record net assets of RM76.3 billion as at the end of third quarter 2022 (Q2 2022: net assets RM62.0 billion). Both total financial assets and liabilities increased to RM2,254.7 billion (Q2 2022: RM2,164.8 billion) and RM2,178.4 billion (Q2 2022: RM2,102.8 billion), respectively.
Malaysia’s Direct Investment Abroad (DIA) position increased to RM601.9 billion as compared to RM577.4 billion as at the end of last quarter. This investment was mainly in Financial activities which contributed 42.7 per cent (RM256.9 billion), followed by Mining & quarrying (RM78.2 billion) and Manufacturing (RM58.0 billion) sectors. The top three destinations were Singapore with a value of RM122.5 billion or 20.3 per cent, followed by Indonesia (RM63.5 billion, 10.6%) and the Cayman Islands (RM35.8 billion, 5.9%).
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) position in Malaysia increased by RM24.6 billion to record RM860.8 billion as at the end of third quarter 2022 (Q2 2022: RM836.2 billion). Manufacturing sector remained the largest recipient with a value of RM374.3 billion or 43.5 per cent, followed by Financial activities (RM198.6 billion; 23.1%) and Wholesale & retail trade (RM53.7 billion; 6.2%). The sources for FDI position was largely from Singapore (20.6%), the United States of America (11.5%) and Hong Kong (10.7%).
The full publication of International Investment Position (IIP) Q3 2022 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
11 November 2022
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : baharudin[at]dosm.gov.my