Malaysia logs RM42.8b total approved investments in 1Q22, down 47% year on year
Malaysia attracted a total of RM42.8 billion in approved investments in the manufacturing, services and primary sectors — involving 910 projects — in January to March 2022 (1Q22), according to the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA).
根据马来西亚投资发展局（MIDA）的数据，在 2022 年 1 月至 2022 年 3 月（222 年第一季度）期间，马来西亚在制造业、服务业和初级部门的批准投资中共吸引了 428 亿令吉，涉及 910 个项目。 ）。
However, it was 47% lower compared with the RM80.6 billion achieved in 1Q21.
然而，与 21 年第一季度的 806 亿令吉相比，下降了47%。
Sector-wise, manufacturing accounted for the largest share of total approved investments in 1Q22, amounting to RM30 billion (70.1%), followed by services at RM12.7 billion (29.7%) and primary at RM169.5 million (0.2%), according to MIDA’s statement on Tuesday (14th June).
就行业而言，制造业在 22 年第一季度获批投资总额中占最大份额，达 300 亿令吉（70.1%），其次是服务业 127 亿令吉（29.7%）和主要投资 1.695 亿令吉（0.2%），根据 MIDA 周二（6 月 14 日）的声明。
MIDA pointed out that the decline in the manufacturing sector’s approved investments to RM30 billion in 1Q22 from RM59.4 billion in 1Q21 was due to the approval of a mega project in the previous corresponding quarter.
MIDA 指出，制造业批准的投资从 21 年第一季度的 594 亿令吉下降至 22 年第一季度的 300 亿令吉，这是由于上一季度批准了一个大型项目。
“The approved investment performance in the manufacturing sector in the first quarter of 2020 and 2022 followed a similar pattern if excluding the megaproject, with RM25.9 billion and RM30 billion, respectively,” it added.
The services sector’s approved investments slipped to RM12.7 billion from RM33.1 billion in the same period a year ago. On the bright side, two sub-sectors namely hotel and tourism, and other services jumped 581.7% and 70.4% year-on-year respectively. This was in line with the government's strategy in implementing the domestic travel bubble, which aided the growth of the hotel and tourism industries.
服务业获批投资从去年同期的 331 亿令吉下滑至 127 亿令吉。从好的方面来看，酒店、旅游和其他服务这两个子行业分别同比增长 581.7% 和 70.4%。这符合政府实施国内旅游泡沫的战略，有助于酒店和旅游业的发展。
Meanwhile, the primary sector’s investments slumped to RM169.5 million from RM6.2 billion a year prior.
与此同时，第一产业的投资从一年前的 62 亿令吉跌至 1.695 亿令吉
MIDA noted that foreign direct investments (FDI) contributed RM27.8 billion (65%) of total approved investments, while domestic direct investments (DDI) accounted for RM15 billion (35%).
MIDA 指出，外国直接投资（FDI）占批准投资总额的 278 亿令吉（65%），而国内直接投资（DDI）占 150 亿令吉（35%）。
The top five sources of FDIs were Germany (RM8.9 billion), followed by Brunei (RM5.1 billion), the US (RM3.9 billion), Hong Kong (RM3.3 billion) and Japan (RM3.2 billion).
外国直接投资的前五名是德国（89 亿令吉），其次是文莱（51 亿令吉）、美国（39 亿令吉）、香港（33 亿令吉）和日本（32 亿令吉） .
The approved investments for this period will create 24,906 new jobs in the country, according to MIDA.
据 MIDA 称，这一时期获批的投资将在该国创造 24,906 个新工作岗位。
Five states — Kedah, Penang, Selangor, Sabah and Johor — contributed RM31.8 billion (74.3%) of total investments approved in the various sectors.
五个州——吉打、槟城、雪兰莪、沙巴和柔佛——贡献了 318 亿令吉（74.3%）的各部门批准的总投资。
Senior Minister and International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said Malaysia remains an attractive investment destination for global trade investors with the manufacturing sector positioned as a key pillar of the economy for 2022.
高级部长兼国际贸易和工业部长拿督斯里 Mohamed Azmin Ali表示，马来西亚仍然是全球贸易投资者的有吸引力的投资目的地，制造业被定位为 2022 年经济的关键支柱。
“Today, we are proud to have over 5,000 companies from more than 40 countries that have made Malaysia their location for manufacturing and related services operations,” he added.
他补充说：“今天，我们很自豪有来自 40 多个国家的 5,000 多家公司将马来西亚作为制造和相关服务业务的所在地。”
Azmin highlighted that Malaysia will continue to focus on high growth and high value-added sectors which offer Malaysians exciting job opportunities.
“Aligning to the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP), Malaysia has been securing new investments that position well with the country’s National Investment Aspirations (NIA) and environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles.
“根据第 12 个马来西亚计划（12MP），马来西亚一直在确保新的投资符合该国的国家投资愿望（NIA）和环境、社会和治理（ESG）原则。
“This will stand us in good stead to capture more economic opportunities. We look forward to seeing more significant growth for the second quarter of 2022,” he said.
“这将使我们有利于抓住更多的经济机会。我们期待在 2022 年第二季度看到更显着的增长，”他说。
As of 7th June, 2022, there were 268 projects with proposed investments of RM14.4 billion in the manufacturing and services sectors that are within MIDA’s pipeline.
截至 2022 年 6 月 7 日，MIDA 正在筹划的制造和服务领域共有 268 个项目，拟投资 144 亿令吉。
It has also identified 446 high-profile investment prospects including Fortune 500 companies in the manufacturing and services sectors with a combined potential investment value of RM150.4 billion as of 1st June, 2022.
它还确定了 446 家备受瞩目的投资前景，其中包括制造业和服务业的财富 500 强公司，截至 2022 年 6 月 1 日，总潜在投资价值为 1504 亿令吉。