In an April 2021 speech, Y.B. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Malaysia’s Senior Minister and Minister of International Trade and Industry, said the country’s investment promotion efforts have successfully kept Malaysia on investors’ radar, noting that the country “is currently undertaking concerted efforts to review our existing policies and restructure our investment strategy to ensure that implementation of high-impact projects can be expedited.”

Site Selection has tracked plenty of recent high-impact projects in Malaysia from companies such as GE Engine Services, SK Holdings, GKN Aerospace, Plexus Manufacturing, Longi Green Energy Technology, medical device company Smith & Nephew, Nestle, Dexcom, UCT, LEM, Music Tribe and Leuze Electronics, among others. But the country is always seeking that next level, based on National Investment Aspirations that will guide it toward status as a regional investment hub.Read more