Frequently Asked Questions

Here we answer your commonly asked questions.

How does InvestPenang assist investors?

InvestPenang provides a hand holding programme to new investors who want to operate in Penang. Full support and facilitation will be given from establishing the business, build/rent factory buildings and commencing of the manufacturing operation.

What is the cost of doing business in Malaysia?

You may refer to the guide compiled by InvestPenang here. Alternatively, the cost of doing business in Malaysia can be found here.

Who should I go to in order to get funding or grant?

InvestPenang can provide assistance to connect you with the relevant agencies, based on the type of funding you require.

Who can invest in Penang?

Any companies from local and foreign can contact us by filling up the form and our officer in charge will reach out within 2 working days.

Do you have a list of local service providers in Penang?

You can find the local service providers that have registered with InvestPenang here.

Where can I get the investment updates in Penang?

InvestPenang publishes investment updates from time to time under in the website under “News”. You may also subscribe to our newsletter to receive an email notification whenever we publish our newsletter.


Besides that, InvestPenang also organises seminars, workshops and conference to raise awareness of new government policies and other relevant topics for the industry and business communities in Penang. You may check out our “Event” page to participate in our upcoming events.

Can InvestPenang organise business meetings for me in Penang?

InvestPenang will assist by linking you to the relevant companies.

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