Electrical & Electronics
Manufacturing is among Iskandar Malaysia’s main contributors to the region’s economy. Iskandar Malaysia would be the ideal place to attract high value added manufacturing activities especially on the advanced electrical and electronics, renewable energy, aerospace, security and defence, medical devices and many more.
Petrochemical & Oil and Gas
Iskandar Malaysia is envisioned to be “The World Class Petrochem & Oleochem Destination”. The presence of large oil and gas reserves in Iskandar Malaysia has made the region a trusted hub for petrochemical industry.
Iskandar Malaysia is also a home to global palm oil and oleochemical companies such as IOI Group, Sime Darby, and Felda Holdings. Many companies producing basic oleochemical and derivatives supply over 120 types of downstream products largely to export markets.
Food & Agroprocessing
Malaysia is an emerging global food exporter of over USD 6 billion to more than 200 countries mainly Singapore, USA and Indonesia. Nearly three quarters of these food exports are processed food and beverage products.
Our agricultural industry developments namely palm oil and pineapple canning added the attractions to this sector. Being centrally located in large Muslim nations, Iskandar Malaysia is a strategic location for the establishment of Halal market and welcomes investment in more productions of Halal products.
Iskandar Malaysia’s logistics sector is commercially attractive in terms of margins, growth potential and market size. The sub sectors comprise of Rail, Road, Shipping and Airport are connected to other logistics hubs across the globe.
We have 3 shipping ports: Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), Johor Port, and Port of Tanjung Langsat together with Senai International Airport. A good bargain to compare about our ports is, investors will enjoy about 30% cost advantage compared to Singapore. Moreover, Senai also offers a potential of twin airport opportunity to complement Changi International Airport.
Iskandar Malaysia is well positioned to benefit from its development to become Asia’s Dynamic Tourism and Leisure Destination. A lot of tourist attractions have been developed in the region namely LEGOLAND Malaysia, Angry Birds Activity Park, Johor Premium Outlets, Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park and many more!
Strategically located in the heart of Southeast Asia, Iskandar Malaysia offers a cost-competitive location for investors intending to set up offshore operations in healthcare sector. We are receiving medical demands from people throughout the world namely ASEAN countries, Japan, Australia, UK, Middle East and also European countries.
Iskandar Malaysia is poised to be the new education hub in Malaysia. Strategically located at the southern tip of Peninsular Malaysia, Iskandar Malaysia is ready to lure students from all over the world. Our significant projects in this section include EduCity and Bandar Seri Alam which houses internationally renowned campuses from prestigious educational institutions.
Moving towards diversifying higher value added activities, Iskandar Malaysia identified Creative Sector as one of the main economic pillars for the region. In realising our vision to be “Asia’s New Creative Destination” – Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios (PIMS) has been developed.
We welcome investors / companies / professionals to participate in any of the media production value chain such as Pre-Production, Production, Post Production, Distribution, Marketing and Exhibition at PIMS.
Financial Services at Iskandar Malaysia aims to provide solutions for the global investors. Competitive costs and ready mix of bilingual talents, this sector offers competitive advantages to new and expanding business that may complement the other 8 promoted sectors.