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2013 Financial assets position reached RM1,354.0 billion
Exports 2015: Palm Oil and PO-based Products, RM63.2billion
Machinery & Transport Equipment was 41.8% of 2015 Exports

International Investment Position, First Quarter 2017

Release Date : Friday 19, May 2017 1200

              

Malaysia's net international investment position as at end of March 2017 recorded a net assets position of RM63.0 billion (Q4 2016: RM70.1 billion). Total financial assets position expanded to RM1,739.4 billion and total liabilities registered RM1,676.4 billion. In the first quarter of 2017, Direct Investment Abroad (DIA) stock recorded RM568.4 billion (Q4 2016: RM566.0 billion) and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stock in Malaysia registered a value of RM560.9 billion (Q4 2016: RM546.6 billion).

Portfolio investment showed net liabilities position of RM287.9 billion from RM307.1 billion registered previous quarter. Meanwhile, the stock of other investment posted a net liabilities position of RM81.5 billion. The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia as at 31 March 2017 stood at RM422.1 billion (Q4 2016: RM423.9 billion). 

Released By:

THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
19 May 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

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