The number of Japanese company in Malaysia was 1,362 in October 2016. It decreased by 1.5% compared to the number from the preceding year.
Categorised by industry, the largest number of Japanese company in Malaysia falls in Manufacturing sector (709 companies), the 2nd is Wholesale & Retail (246 companies) and the 3rd is Services (115 companies).
There are approximately 23,693 Japanese people living in Malaysia (October, 2016). In 2012 there were less than 20,000 Japanese people residing in Malaysia, but it has increased to around 24,000 in 2016. The number of Japanese expats has been increasing to 3-4% every year. It was expected that in 2018 the GDP growth rate will be 5.0 - 5.5%.
Kuala Lumpur International Airport is the main international airport in Malaysia. It is located approximately 50 km south of Kuala Lumpur city centre. There are 2 easy ways to access Malaysia’s city centre:
Train: KLIA Express is the possible quickest way to bring you non-stop from KLIA to KL Sentral Station in around 28 minutes. The train operates 15-20 minutes in the interval.
KLIA Transit: KLIA Transit is a commuter rail service in Kuala Lumpur. KLIA transit stop three stations between Airpots to KL Sentral Station. The trip takes approximately 35 minutes. The train operates 20-30 minutes in the interval.