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Invest in NCER: Northern Corridor Economic Region

NCER seeks to boost northern Malaysia’s economic prosperity by accelerating growth and strengthening ties between the states of Perlis, Kedah, Penang and Perak, creating a robust regional economy with access to new markets, increased investment opportunities, and improved infrastructure for the benefit of the Rakyat and the nation.



Eric WP Chan


Intel Corporation chose Penang as its first site outside of the US in 1972. The government’s outstanding support is another reason why Intel has long been an investor in the country and NCIA (NCER) is one of the key government agencies enabling our continued growth."


Mark Arthun


Smith and Nephew chose the Northern Corridor of Malaysia and specifically Penang, for its highly capable workforce, proximity to other medical technology businesses and infrastructure, and access to Asia Pacific markets."


Cheng Shuo


Thanks to the investor-friendly policy, talented workforce and efficient business ecosystem, Jingjing, being one of the largest glass manufacturer in China, has successfully established it’s first oversea plant in Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER)."


Amar Chhajer


What amazes me and companies the likes of UST in NCER is the ecosystem that exists here. There’s a great access to talent, umpteen numbers of universities, there are government agencies like NCIA (NCER) which are facilitating the gap between the students and what companies like us need."


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