The determinants of foreign direct investment inflows in Malaysia / Amirul Hakim Mohd Johari

Mohd Johari, Amirul Hakim (2017) The determinants of foreign direct investment inflows in Malaysia / Amirul Hakim Mohd Johari. Student Project. Faculty of Business and Management, Bandaraya Melaka. (Unpublished)


This study examines the relationships that between foreign direct investment (FDI) and the determinants economic growth (GDP), exchange rate (ER) and inflation rate (IR) from the year of Q1 2010 to Q3 2017 which contains quarterly data. This data was analyzed by using Autoregressive Distributed Lag method in order to define the statistical relationship among the variables. Besides, this study was used Autoregressive Distributed Lag methods and proceed with Descriptive Analysis, Diagnostic Checking, long run and short run form and Unit Root tests. In Diagnostic Checking, some tests done to check the significant presents of autocorrelation, heteroscedasticity, the normality of data distribution and model specification. The result of this study shows that there is a significant relationship between the foreign direct investment (FDI) and the economic growth (GDP) and exchange rate (ER) while inflation rate (IR) did not have any relationship with the Foreign Direct Investment. As conclusion, for the studies shows that the GDP, ER and IR become the factors that affecting the FDI decision in Malaysia.



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Item Type: Monograph (Student Project)
CreatorsID Num.
Mohd Johari, Amirul HakimUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Consumption. Demand (Economic theory) > Malaysia
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Interest rates
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Investment, capital formation, speculation > Foreign investments. Country risk
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Bandaraya Melaka Campus > Faculty of Business and Management (M)
Item ID: 20766
Uncontrolled Keywords: Foreign direct investment; Economic growth; Inflation rate: Exchange rate, Autoregressive distributed lag method

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