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1 MALAYSIA 2015 Investment Performance F i r s t H a l f ( J a n - J u n e ) 19 August 2015

2 Global FDI Inflows 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,494 1,911 1,706 1,171 1,346 1,612 1,324 1,363 US$ Billion 1,260 1, Pre-Crisis Average * 2014** Investment Performance 1H

3 Malaysia s FDI Inflows RM million 45,000 40,000 35,000 30,000 25,000 20,000 15,000 10,000 5, ,230 29,545 23,924 5,121 29,183 37,325 28,537 38,238 35,344 22, H 2015 Source: DOSM Investment Performance 1H

4 Year Gross Fixed Capital Formation (GFCF) Private Investment 1H 2014 RM53,967 mil 1H 2015 RM 56,999 mil 50,000 55,000 60,000 RM million Year H H 2015 Current Price (RM mil.) Constant Price (RM mil.) 142, , ,902 53,967 56, , , ,510 49,596 51,540 Source: DOSM Investment Performance 1H

5 Realised Private Investments Private Investments in 1H 2015 grew by 5.6% RM million 57,000 GFCF 56,000 55,000 56, % RMK10 Target ,000 53,000 53,967 Achievement ,000 1H H 2014 Source: DOSM, BNM RM million Investment Performance 1H

6 Total Approved Investments 1H 2015 RM Billion FDI, 21.3, 19% DDI, 92.1, 81% 1H H 2014 RM113.5 billion Approved investments 81.1 : 18.9 Domestic-Foreign investment ratio 2,487 Projects Approved 101,785 Employment opportunities 59.7% [60,750] were in Services Sector Investment Performance 1H

7 Total Investments Approved Investments Approved 1H 2015 Cont d Services leads with investments of RM61.7 bil. Manufacturing RM49.5 bil. 44% RM Billion Primary RM2.3 bil. 2% Services RM61.7 bil. 54% Investment Performance 1H

8 FDI vs DDI Approved Domestic Investments continue to spearhead private investments Domestic Investments RM92.1 bil. 1H 2015 Domestic Investments RM75.5 bil. 1H % 67.4% 18.9% Foreign Investments RM21.4 bil. 32.6% Foreign Investments RM36.5 bil. Investment Performance 1H

9 FDI Approved year-on-year Lower approved FDI in 1H 2015 vis-a-vis 1H 2014 Year 1H H RM billion Investment Performance 1H

10 INVESTMENTS APPROVED IN THE SERVICES SECTOR Investment Performance 1H

11 Approved Investments in the Services Sector 1H 2015 Services sector contributes 54.4% of approved investments 70 RM61.7 billion Approved investments ,071 Projects 20 60,753 Jobs H H 2014 Year Investment Performance 1H

12 Approved Investments in the Services Sector 1H 2015 Cont d Domestic investments continue to dominate 1H % RM61.7 billion 88% DDI FDI 1H % RM58.8 billion 87% Investment Performance 1H

13 Approved Investments in the Services Sector 1H 2015 Subsectors Jan-June 2014 (RM mil) Jan-June 2015 (RM mil) Change(%) Regional Establishments 2, , Global Operations Hub , Support Services , MSC Status 1, , Transport 3, , Real Estate 29, , Utility 3, , Telecommunications* 2, , Distributive Trade 4, , Hotel & Tourism 3, , Financial Services 4, , Health Services 1, , Education Services Others TOTAL 58, , % *Jan-March 2015 Figures Only Cont d Investment Performance 1H

14 INVESTMENTS APPROVED IN THE MANUFACTURING SECTOR Investment Performance 1H

15 Approved Investments in the Manufacturing Sector 1H ,000 RM Million RM49.5 billion Approved investments 50,000 40,000 49,509 43,080 30,000 20,000 10, H H 2014 Investment Performance 1H

16 Approved Investments in the Manufacturing Sector 1H 2015 Cont d 26% 1H H 2014 RM49.5 billion 74% DDI FDI 55% RM43.1 billion 45% Investment Performance 1H

17 Approved Investments in the Manufacturing Sector 1H 2015 Cont d Malaysian-owned Companies Major Investments Foreign-owned Companies PRPC Refinery and Cracker Sdn. Bhd (liquefied petroleum product) Faidhi Resources Sdn Bhd (Composite Cylinders ) (Hot rolled narrow strips) Penang Delong JC Sdn Bhd (Hard Disk Drives) Golden Star Services Sdn Bhd (Air Compressors) (2 layer can for beverages) (High-Tech Precision Glass) (Medical Devices) Investment Performance 1H

18 Approved Investments in the Manufacturing Sector 1H 2015 Cont d RM billion 0.7 Hong Kong Japan USA China Singapore Investment Performance 1H

19 Approved Investments in the Manufacturing Sector 1H 2015 Cont d Economic Corridor 1H 2014 (RM Million) Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) Eastern Coast Economic Region (ECER) 1H 2015 (RM Million) 7,761 5,455 6,628 1,689 Sabah Development Corridor 2, Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) 7, Iskandar Malaysia 1,611 1,284 Investment Performance 1H

20 Approved Investments in the Manufacturing Sector 1H 2015 Cont d Johor Melaka Pulau Pinang Selangor Perak Kedah Pahang Negeri Sembilan Sarawak Terengganu Sabah Kelantan Perlis W.P. - Kuala Lumpur W.P. - Labuan H H Investment Performance 1H RM billion

21 Approved Manufacturing Subsectors 1H2015 Subsectors Jan-June 2014 (RM mil) Jan-June 2015 (RM mil) Change(%) Petroleum Products incl Petrochemicals 12,681 25, % Transport Equipment 1,004 5, % E&E 3,046 4, % Fabricated Metal Products 1,022 4, % Non Metallic Mineral Products 690 3, % Machinery & Equipment 426 1, % Chemicals & Chemical Products 8,096 1, % Food Manufacturing 1, % Paper, Printing & Publishing % Basic Metal Products 6, % Plastic Products % Scientific & Measuring Equipment % Rubber Products % Wood & Wood Products % Others % TOTAL 37,883 49, % Investment Performance 1H

22 APPROVED Approved Investments MANUFACTURING in the SECTOR Manufacturing 1H 2015 Sector 1H 2015 Malaysia remains an ideal location for new investments and sustains existing investors confidence to reinvest Cont d Expansion / Diversification Projects RM8.7 Bil 18% RM49.5 billion New Projects RM40.8 Bil 82% Investment Performance 1H

23 Approved Investments in the Manufacturing Sector 1H 2015 Cont d 84% skilled / highskilled employment from projects approved in 1H 2015 Machine Operators/ Assembly Workers, 20, % Craft Skills, 3, % 39,994 Jobs 9.8% Managerial, 3, % 16% Technical & Supervisory, 6,216 Sales, Clerical & Others, 6,409 Investment Performance 1H

24 Implemented Projects in the Manufacturing Sector 100% Implemented as at 31 December % 60% 40% Investments worth RM172.9 bil. in implemented projects 20% 0% Year of Approval Implemented Not Implemented Investment Performance 1H

25 INVESTMENTS APPROVED IN THE PRIMARY SECTOR Investment Performance 1H

26 RM Billion Approved Investments in the Primary Sector 1H 2015 RM2.3 billion Approved investments Projects 1,038 Jobs H H 2014 Agriculture Plantation & Commodities Mining Investment Performance 1H

27 THE WAY FORWARD Investment Performance 1H

28 Investments in the Pipeline Manufacturing (RM13.8 billion) Sectors Food Manufacturing Transportation Technology Chemicals & Advanced Materials E&E Others Services (RM8.0 billion) Sectors Oil & Gas Services Healthcare, Education & Hospitality Regional Establishments & Logistics Others - RM4.3 billion - RM3.1 billion - RM2.6 billion - RM1.3 billion - RM2.5 billion - RM4.2 billion - RM2.1 billion - RM0.8 billion - RM0.9 billion Major Foreign Sources of Investments Australia, Japan, Singapore, India, China, Korea Investment Performance 1H

29 Challenges Uncertain Global Economic Scenario Currency Volatility Low Commodity Prices Subdued FDI Outlook China Factor Increase in Costs of Doing Business Investment Performance 1H

30 Mitigating Strategies Intensify handholding and facilitation efforts to actualise implementation of approved projects. Increase efforts to develop and enhance local supply chain to support MNCs. Carrying out more direct engagement and outreach programmes with the private sector and relevant stakeholders via Turun Padang visits, Roundtable Meetings, etc. To make costs of doing business competitive. Investment Performance 1H

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