Just 0.55% growth in approved investments to RM201.7b recorded in 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Malaysia approved RM201.7 billion worth of investments in the manufacturing, services, and primary sectors last year, up a marginal 0.55% from RM200.6 billion in 2017.

Of this, foreign direct investments (FDI) accounted for 40% or RM80.5 billion while domestic direct investments assumed 60% or RM121.2 billion of the share, according to Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti).