Facts and Figures

  • 216 MSC Malaysia SSO Companies, 160 International
  • USD 1477.74 Million MSC Malaysia SSO Companies contributed to the Nation’s GDP
  • USD 3060.46 Million MSC Malaysia SSO Companies generated these revenues
  • USD 1984.51 Million MSC Malaysia SSO catalysed the shift towards exports
  • USD 9.14 Billion MSC Malaysia investments move towards hub status with FDIs taking lead at 60%
  • 58,488 High Value Jobs MSC Malaysia created High Value Jobs with average net salary of RM 5000/Mo

facts_figures1“The National Innovation Model is designed to transform Malaysia into an innovation-led economy that promotes knowledge acquisition and a knowledge-economy, and which will infiltrate all fields from biotechnology and ICT to agriculture.”

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia

“In 2009, Malaysia’s Multi-Media Super Corridor’s Creative Multimedia Cluster (CMC) of 190 companies recorded over USD1 billion in revenues and over USD60 million in exports, provided 7,028 jobs, spent over USD40million on R&D, and filed or protected 390 intellectual properties”.

The Malay Mail

“Malaysia’s internet penetration per 100 is 62, ahead of Brazil (33), China (22), India (6.9), Indonesia (13), the Philippines (6), Russia (32), Thailand (18) and Vietnam (23).”

The Sourcing Line

“Malaysia’s National Broadband Plan aims at increasing household broadband internet penetration from 26% to 50%, thereby enabling ‘Connected Government’, an initiative launched in 2007 for zero face-to-face interaction to boost information sharing, integration and interoperability amongst government bodies and the public”.

Asia Pacific FutureGov

“In a measure of high-tech exports as a percentage of all exports, Malaysia is 4th, ahead of Brazil (37), China (8), Germany (25), India (50), Indonesia (44), Singapore (5), South Korea (7), the UK (21) and the US (13)”.

Networked Readiness

“With regard to the Government leading the introduction of new and advanced technology, Malaysia is ranked 9th, ahead of Australia (42), Brazil (60), China (13), Hong Kong (28), India (68), Indonesia (34), Japan (49), the Philippines (119), Russia (69), South Korea (15), Thailand (58) and Vietnam (11)”.Ernst & Young “The National IT Agenda (NITA) expresses Malaysia’s commitment to using IT as a tool for education, and as a driver towards an equitable knowledge-based economy”.

Multimedia Development Corporation