Kedah

Home of NCER’s agriculture, Kedah is also at the centre of developing the next generation of manufacturing technology

Known as the Rice Bowl of Malaysia, Kedah plays on its strength in agriculture and looks into superfruit initiatives and various other new projects.

The state also diversifies its economy through high-tech industrial development and human capital programmes and will soon become an aviation and aerospace hub.

KEY STATISTICS
State Capital : Alor Setar
Area size : 9,500 sqkm
Population : 2.16 m
Density : 199/sqkm
GDP : RM44.8 bil
GDP per Capita : RM21,410