Penang is a strong manufacturing hub for Electronics and Electrical, Medical Devices, Aviation and Avionics. On the services side, we have attracted foreign investment in Software as well as Global Business Services. For more information please see www.investpenang.gov.my
With a population of only 1.75m, Penang comprises of a 350 sq km island and a 650 sq km stretch of mainland on the Malaya peninsula. Its safe liveable environment, where English is widely spoken makes it a haven for digital nomads. Penang has earned many world rankings on being a destination for street food, beaches, retirement and tourism. Under this pillar of Digital Economy, one of the key strategic themes is to focus on developing SME scale and Start-up entrepreneurship.