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Approved Investments
(Overall)
Approved Investments
(Manufacturing Sector)
Approved Investments
(Services Sector)
Approved Investments
(Primary Sector)
Investment
Performance

Approved Private Investments in Various Economic Sectors, Jan-Mar 2021 / Jan-Mar 2020 / Jan-Dec 2020

 

Summary Number Potential Employment Domestic Investment
(RM million)*
Foreign Investment
(RM million) *
Total Investment (RM million) *
   Jan- Mar 2021 Jan- Mar 2020(R) 2020(R)  Jan- Mar 2021 Jan- Mar 2020(R) 2020(R)  Jan- Mar 2021 Jan- Mar 2020(R) 2020(R)  Jan- Mar 2021 Jan- Mar 2020(R) 2020(R)  Jan- Mar 2021 Jan- Mar 2020(R) 2020(R)
Primary Sector 10 10 23 199 56 831 4,191.5 111.2 5,033.9 2,007.1 82.7 1,057.4 6,198.6 193.9 6,091.4
Manufacturing Sector 246 226 1,049 26,689 15,940 80,190 6,518.0 15,118.6 34,680.7 52,246.9 10,786.4 56,579.9 58,764.8 25,905.1 91,260.6
Services Sector 737 893 3,684 5,669 5,963 33,655 14,983.0 14,600.8 63,473.3 625.4 482.6 6,559.6 15,608.4 15,083.4 70,032.9
Total 993 1,129 4,756 32,557 21,959 114,676 25,692.4 29,830.6 103,187.8 54,879.4 11,351.7 64,197.0 80,571.8 41,182.3 167,384.8
 
 
 

Approved Investments (Manufacturing Sector)

Overview: Projects Approved, January-March 2021 / January-March 2020 / January-December 2020

 

  January – March 2021 January – March 2020 (R) January – December 2020 (R)
New Expansion/

Diversification

Total New Expansion/
Diversification
Total New Expansion/
Diversification
Total
Number 125 121 246 124 102 226 547 502 1,049
Potential
Employment
12,020 14,669 26,689 11,191 4,749 15,940 56,003 24,187 80,190
Total Capital
Invesment

(RM million)

49,466.8 9,298.0 58,764.8 20,477.5 5,427.6 25,905.1 61,058.7 30,201.9 91,260.6
– Domestic invesment* 2,236.4 4,281.6 6,518.0 13,006.8 2,111.9 15,118.6 24,305.9 10,374.8 34,680.7
– Foreign Investment* 47,230.5 5,016.4 52,246.9 7,470.7 3,315.7 10,786.4 36,752.8 19,827.1 56,579.9
  January – March 2021 January – March 2020 (R) January – December 2020 (R)
New Expansion/
Diversification
Total New Expansion/
Diversification
Total New Expansion/
Diversification
Total
Number 125 121 246 124 102 226 547 502 1,049
Potential
Employment
12,020 14,669 26,689 11,191 4,749 15,940 56,003 24,187 80,190
Total Capital
Invesment

(USD million)

11,919.7 2,240.5 14,160.2 4,762.2 1,262.2 6,024.4 15,151.0 7.494.3 22,645.3
– Domestic invesment* 538.9 1,031.7 1,570.6 3,024.8 491.1 3,516.0 6,031.2 2,574.4 8,605.6
– Foreign Investment* 11,380.8 1,208.8 12,589.6 1,737.4 771.1 2,508.5 9,119.8 4,919.9 14,039.7

 

 

Note
*: Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided


Jan-Mar 2021: US$1 = RM4.15

Jan-Mar 2020: US$1 = RM4.30
2020: US$1 = RM4.03
(R) = Revised figures

 

 

 

 

Projects Approved by Major Country, January-March 2021 / January-March 2020 / January-December 2020

 

Country January – March 2021 January – March 2020 (R) January – December 2020 (R)
Number Foreign Investment*
(RM juta)
Number Foreign Investment*
(RM juta)
Number Foreign Investment*
(RM juta)
Singapore 24 43,015.6 25 2,134.6 120 8,832.6
Korea, Rep. 2 4,306.5 1 710.0 8 1,379.3
Netherlands 5 3,261.9 1 4.1 14 6,536.9
Country January – March 2021 January – March 2020 (R) January – December 2020 (R)
Number Foreign Investment*
(USD juta)
Number Foreign Investment*
(USD juta)
Number Foreign Investment*
(USD juta)
Singapore 24 10,365.2 25 496.4 120 2,191.7
Korea, Rep. 2 1,037.7 1 165.1 8 342.3
Netherlands 5 786.0 1 0.9 14 1,622.1

 

 

Note
*: Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
Jan-Mar 2021: US$1 = RM4.15
Jan-Mar 2020: US$1 = RM4.30
2020: US$1 = RM4.03
(R) = Revised figures

 

 

 

 

Projects Approved by Major State, January-March 2021 / January-March 2020 / January-December 2020

 

 
State January – March 2021 January – March
2020 (R)
January – December
2020 (R)
Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Proposed Capital Investment* (RM million) Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Proposed Capital Investment* (RM million) Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Proposed Capital Investment* (RM million)
Kedah 98.3 42,289.4 42,387.8 478.0 651.7 1,129.7 1,806.6 2,256.2 4,062.8
Sabah 34.7 4,299.6 4,334.4 11,697.9 11.5 11,709.4 11,942.2 11.5 11,953.7
Selangor 3,485.4 536.9 4,022.3 515.0 1,003.7 1,518.7 6,946.0 11,479.1 18,425.2

 

State January – March 2021 January – March
2020 (R)
January – December
2020 (R)
Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Proposed Capital Investment* (USD million) Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Proposed Capital Investment* (USD million) Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Proposed Capital Investment* (USD million)
Kedah 23.7 10,190.2 10,213.9 111.2 151.6 262.7 448.3 559.9 1,008.1
Sabah 8.4 1,036.1 1,044.4 2,720.5 2.7 2,723.1 2,963.3 2.8 2,966.2
Selangor 839.9 129.4 969.2 119.8 233.4 353.2 1,723.6 2,848.4 4,572.0

 

 

Note
*: Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
Jan-Mar 2021: US$1 = RM4.15
Jan-Mar 2020: US$1 = RM4.30
2020: US$1 = RM4.03
(R) = Revised figures

 

 

 

 

Projects Approved by Major Industry, January-March 2021 / January-March 2020 / January-December 2020

 

Industry January – March 2021 January – March
2020 (R)
January – December
2020 (R)
Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Proposed Capital
Investment* (RM million)
Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Proposed Capital
Investment* (RM million)
Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Proposed Capital
Investment* (RM million)
Electrical &
Electronics
976.5 45,994.8 46,971.3 1,001.6 1,337.5 2,339.1 2,087.6 13,550.8 15,638.4
Fabricated Metal Products 390.4 4,540.0 4,930.3 95.8 24.8 120.6 1,882.2 788.9 2,671.1
Rubber
Products
2,843.6 456.8 3,300.4 65.8 20.4 86.2 3,889.8 405.8 4,295.6
Chemicals & Chemical Products 652.6 401.1 1,053.8 849.4 426.9 1,276.4 1,636.5 4,633.8 6,270.3
Transport Equipment 370.1 143.7 513.9 244.9 235.9 480.8 2,155.8 1,721.4 3,877.2

 

Industry January – March 2021 January – March
2020 (R)
January – December
2020 (R)
Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Proposed Capital
Investment* (USD million)
Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Proposed Capital
Investment* (USD million)
Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Proposed Capital
Investment* (USD million)
Electrical &
Electronics
235.3 11,083.1 11,318.4 232.9 311.1 544.0 518.0 3,362.5 3,880.5
Fabricated Metal Products 94.1 1,094.0 1,188.0 22.3 5.8 28.1 467.0 195.8 662.8
Rubber
Products
685.2 110.1 795.3 15.3 4.7 20.0 965.2 100.7 1,065.9
Chemicals & Chemical Products 157.3 96.7 253.9 197.5 99.3 296.8 406.1 1,149.8 1,555.9
Transport Equipment 89.2 34.6 123.8 57.0 54.9 111.8 534.9 427.1 962.1

 

 

Note
*: Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
Jan-Mar 2021: US$1 = RM4.15
Jan-Mar 2020: US$1 = RM4.30
2020: US$1 = RM4.03
(R) = Revised figures

 

 

Approved Investments (Services Sector)

Approved Private Investments In Services Sector,
January-March 2021 / January-March 2020 / January-December 2020

 

Services Sector Number Potential Employment Domestic Investment
(RM million)*
Foreign Investment (RM million)* Total Investment (RM million)*
Jan-Mar
2021
Jan-Mar
2020 (R)
2020 (R)
Jan-Mar
2021
Jan-Mar
2020(R)
2020 (R) Jan-Mar
2021
Jan-Mar
2020(R)
2020 (R) Jan-Mar
2021
Jan-Mar
2020(R)
2020 (R) Jan-Mar
2021
Jan-Mar
2020(R)
2020 (R)
Global Establishments 21 30 141 69 98 704 0.0 0.0 0.0 45.7 43.9 595.2 45.7 43.9 595.2
Support Services 176 248 753 842 2,298 6,281 1,128.1 1,588.3 4,392.4 65.0 111.8 788.3 1,193.1 1,700.1 5,180.6
Transport Services 1 2 9 0 0 0 9.4 23.7 586.5 0.0 7.1 67.7 9.4 30.9 654.2
Real Estate 297 285 1,045 NA NA NA 8,931.8 8,511.1 31,250.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8,931.8 8,511.1 31,250.0
Utilities NA NA NA 0 0 0 1,976.7 2,243.3 10,762.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,976.7 2,243.3 10,762.3
Information and Communications 1 134 615 22 662 4,074 1.0 1,456.4 10,869.4 0.0 41.5 1,332.8 1.0 1,497.9 12,202.1
Distributive Trade 194 86 613 4,111 1,950 18,186 36.3 9.1 750.6 451.5 144.0 2,986.1 487.8 153.1 3,736.6
Hotel &Tourism 5 18 38 184 484 2,088 174.6 457.2 2,812.1 0.0 19.0 21.6 174.6 476.2 2,833.7
Financial Services 12 5 28 199 48 221 2,601.6 222.8 1,743.9 63.2 115.3 757.1 2,664.8 338.1 2,500.9
Health Services 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Education Services 26 81 435 147 345 1,887 87.6 32.5 207.8 0.0 0.0 10.9 87.6 32.5 218.7
Other Services 4 4 7 95 78 214 35.9 56.5 98.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 35.9 56.5 98.4
Total 737 893 3,684 5,669 5,963 33,655 14,983.0 14,600.8 63,473.3 625.4 482.6 6,559.6 15,608.4 15,083.4 70,032.9

Note :

NA: Data not available

(R) – Revised figures

* : Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided

 

Approved Investments (Primary Sector)

Approved Private Investments In Primary Sector,
January-March 2021 / January-March 2020 / January-December 2020

Primary Sector Number Potential Employment Domestic Investment (RM million)* Foreign Investment
(RM million)*
Total Investment
(RM million)*
  Jan-Mar 
2021
Jan-Mar 
2020(R)
2020(R) Jan-Mar 
2021
Jan-Mar 
2020(R)
2020(R) Jan-Mar 
2021
Jan-Mar 
2020(R)
2020(R) Jan-Mar 
2021
Jan-Mar 
2020(R)
2020(R) Jan-Mar 
2021
Jan-Mar 
2020(R)
2020(R)
Agriculture 0 0 1 0 0 3 0.0 0.0 2.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.4
Mining 7 5 11 37 24 24 4,115.0 109.1 5,004.5 2,007.1 82.7 1,057.4 6,122.1 191.8 6,061.9
Plantation & Commodities 3 5 11 162 32 804 76.4 2.1 27.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 76.4 2.1 27.0
Total 10 10 23 199 56 831 4,191.5 111.2 5,033.9 2,007.1 82.7 1,057.4 6,198.6 193.9 6,091.4

Note
* : Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided

(R): Revised figures

 

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