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Investors waiting to know Lynas’ fate, says minister

Entrepreneur Development Minister says investors want to come to Malaysia to be close to rare earths plant but want certainty that it will be around.

Jokowi courts Softbank, Saudi Prince in pursuit of investment

President Joko Widodo is trying to attract more business from abroad to partly ensure more resilient financing for the current account deficit.

Generous payouts for fired workers in Indonesia may soon end

Harijanto says employing extra people to handle his business was tough as Indonesia has one of the most generous payouts for fired workers.

China opens financial sector to more foreign investment

The measures were unveiled after a high-level meeting on Friday chaired by Vice Premier Liu He.

Beijing opens more sectors to foreign investment

China authorities announces that it will lift restrictions on foreign investment after complaints of unfair treatment towards its investors.

Thailand sees foreign investment boom as trade war escalates

Thailand joins countries like Malaysia and Vietnam that are reporting soaring investment as global supply chains shift.

Foreign fund outflow at RM252.98 mln for holiday-shortened week

Foreign investors are looking away as uncertainties over the economy loom further.

Mitsui share purchase shows investors’ confidence in Malaysia, says Tony Pua

FInance minister's aide defends ministry interpretation of 'foreign direct investment'

Asset sales not FDI – Najib scoffs at Guan Eng’s claim

Former prime minister ridicules finance minister's claim of having achieved the highest realised FDI in Malaysia’s history.

Investors holding back over govt’s mixed messages, unclear direction, says economist

Carmelo Ferlito says the government needs to show investors that it is about more than being against corruption and former prime minister Najib Razak.

PNB sees strong revival for stocks ahead

CEO Abdul Rahman Ahmad says this is just a transition period and that the nation's fundamentals remain strong.

Sri Lanka wins record foreign investment in oil project

Construction would begin this weekend on the refinery and storage facility jointly financed by Oman's Ministry of Oil and Gas and a Singapore-registered company.

Samurai bond issuance 1.6 times oversubscribed, says Guan Eng

The finance minister says the bonds now have a subscription of 324.7 billion against the 200 billion yen offered.

Politics sent stocks up, now U-turns as doubts emerge

Investors are waiting for government initiatives to clamp down on corruption and boost purchasing power.

China vows ‘fundamental change’ for foreign investors

A highly-anticipated bill eliminates the requirement for foreign firms to transfer proprietary technology to Chinese joint-venture partners.

China to lure foreign investment in state giants, says regulator

State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission chairman says private and foreign firms should actively participate in reform and development of central enterprises.

Boost in FDI good sign for economy, says Guan Eng

Last year, FDI was RM14 billion, but for the first nine months of this year, it was RM49 billion, almost a four-fold increase, he says.

Exit from China to dodge Trump’s duties gains pace

About a third of more than 430 American companies in China are considering moving production out of China, according to a survey in August and September.

How Malaysia can profit from selling off govt assets

Economists say it is good to diversify the sale of government assets to companies from different countries to avoid concentration in the hands of one foreign country.

Expert: Give Beijing a heads-up before making ‘exposes’

China studies expert says the government has done a good job so far in handling the exposes involving Chinese state-owned enterprises, and that it should should interact with Beijing when reviewing past project deals.

Daim: ECRL may cost extra RM11 billion in 2nd phase

PM's senior advisor says the previous RM55 billion figure was for the first phase, the second phase costs RM11 billion more.

Fear-mongering about China must stop, says Mah

Minister says it is unfair to single out a single country for criticism over FDI in order to gain political mileage.

‘Trade colonialism’ by China a bigger worry, says economist

Barjoyai Bardai says Malaysia's strategic location makes it attractive for China to establish a presence.

Guan Eng: Is it wrong to redo unfair contracts?

DAP leader accuses Penang BN of trying to divert attention away from the BN manifesto's lack of plans for a Penang LRT.