[MEDIA RELEASE] MALAYSIA ATTRACTED RM123.3 BILLION (USD28.0 BILLION) OF APPROVED INVESTMENTS FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2022

The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) has issued a media release together with a set of infographics regarding Malaysia Attracted RM123.3 Billion (USD28.0 Billion) Of Approved Investments for the first half of 2022 – media release as follows:

Malaysia Continues to be an Attractive Investment Destination for Both Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) and Domestic Direct Investments (DDI) to Drive Malaysia’s Economic Growth

  • Malaysia attracted RM123.3 billion (USD28.0 billion) of approved investments in the manufacturing (RM43.1 billion or USD9.8 billion), services (RM78.0 billion or USD17.7 billion) and primary sectors (RM2.2 billion or USD0.5 billion).
  • Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) remained the major contributor for the total approved investments at 70.9 per cent or RM87.4 billion (USD19.9 billion).
  • The approved investments for this period will generate 57,771 new jobs in the country.
  • Malaysia's services sector secured projects worth RM78.0 billion (USD17.7 billion) for the first half of 2022, compared to the RM52.4 billion (USD12.6 billion) it gained for the same period in 2021, a major increase of 48.8 per cent.
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BeLuxCham Malaysia | BeLuxTalks Series – Addressing the Palm Oil Conundrum

On behalf of our bilateral chamber, BeLuxCham Malaysia we would like to share the upcoming BeLuxTalks Series – ‘Addressing the Palm Oil Conumdrum’ that is happening next week!

Palm oil is a vast subject, it can be confusing and, at times, quite controversial. What exactly is palm oil? What are its many uses, its advantages, and drawbacks? And how sustainable is it.. or could it be?

Join them and their three distinguished speakers as they explain how vegetable oil & fats are produced and how they are transformed and used, with a focus on palm & cocoa.

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Standard Chartered - Recovery and Resilience: Spotlight on Asean Business

On behalf of our fellow member, Standard Chartered, we would like to share with all our members on the upcoming Recovery and Resilience: Spotlight on Asean Business physical and virtual event happening this month!

Join them for a conversation with the industry leaders and policy makers to discuss ways to tap on emerging opportunities in the region to leapfrog progress.

With an impressive line-up of speakers that consists of business leaders, policymakers and industry experts to discuss ways to tap on emerging opportunities in the region to leapfrog progress. As well as touch on Asean, a vast, diverse region of emerging markets that has shown abundant resilience and poised for growth.

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[Teaser] Hi-Tea with MITI

Stay tuned - To stay ahead of the curve and prepare to be relevant now and in the future.

EUROCHAM Malaysia is collaborating with the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) on a Hi-Tea session with our distinguished guest of honour, YBhg Dato' Sri Norazman Ayob, Deputy Secretary General (Industry), Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI).

During the Hi-Tea session, there will be a fireside chat on MITI's current policy agenda for 2022 and future plans for 2023.

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ISKL Open Day 2022

On behalf of our fellow members, the International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL), we would like to share and invite our members to join/attend the ISKL’s Open Day that will be happening in September 2022!

Explore holistic education during the upcoming ISKL Open Day.

Date: Thursday, 29 September 2022

Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Venue: Ampang Hilir Campus

No. 2 Jalan Kelab Polo Di Raja

Kuala Lumpur, Selangor 55000

Malaysia

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Videocast – 3 Questions with Dr. Carmelo Ferlito on Minimum Wage in Malaysia [Part 1]

EUROCHAM Malaysia is pleased to introduce our latest member-centric addition, a videocast with esteemed guests who have been given the challenge to answer 3 Questions in relation to EUROCHAM selected topics.

Brought to you by EUROCHAM Malaysia, 3 Questions with Dr. Carmelo Ferlito, CEO of Centre for Market Education, the selected topic for our pilot videocast is ‘Minimum Wage in Malaysia’. Moderated by EUROCHAM Malaysia CEO, Mr. Sven Schneider, join them in an interesting and in-depth discussion on the topic of minimum wage in Malaysia.

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