MGA Industry Talk - Covid-19: Tackling the Pandemic and Its Impact to Investment

MGA will be organising the Industry Talk as per following details:

Topic: Covid-19: Tackling the Pandemic and Its Impact to Investment

Date: Wednesday, 11th November 2020

Time: 11.00am – 12.30pm

Platform: Virtual


  • Ahmad Khairuddin Abdul Rahim, Deputy Chief Executive Officer II, Manufacturing and Services Development from Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)
  • Dr. Badrul Hisham Abdul Samad, Faculty of Medicine and Defence Health from National Defence University of Malaysia (NDUM)

Synopsis :

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Malaysia has since 18 March 2020 undergone various forms of Movement Control Order that have impacted both our way of live, the way we work and the way we do business. With Malaysia and various parts of the world facing a third wave, would the measures currently being undertaken be sufficient to control the pandemic?

What about the impact to investment? In 2019, Malaysia received RM31.7 billion in foreign direct invesment (FDI). How was restrictions imposed to control the pandemic, such as on international travel, are impacting FDI into Malaysia? Under such challenging business climate, what is being done to encourage investment?

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