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Malaysia’s current account hit a record of RM62.1 billion in 2020
DIA registered a net outflow of RM5.4 billion in Q4 2020.
FDI recorded an inflow of RM6.1 billion in Q4 2020.
Exports 2020: Palm oil and PO-based Products, RM73.3 bilion
Electrical and electronic (E&E) products was 39.4% of 2020 Exports

International Investment Position, Third Quarter 2022

Release Date : Friday 11, November 2022 1200


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.


Released by:

11 November 2022

Contact person:

Baharudin Mohamad
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

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