10 Top Malaysian Brands Recognized in the Global Market

Which brands do you recognize?

Do you know that some of the familiar brands are from Malaysia? Based on the data gathered, some of these brands are growing even bigger and recognizable by their Malaysian logo; reaching even the global market, aside from the markets in Asia. With hundreds of companies receiving the National Mark of MALAYSIAN BRAND, some of them already gained recognition in the international market, including the European market. Here are the top 10 Malaysian brands that are making their name as Malaysian goods in the global market:


Petroliam Nasional Berhad or Petronas is the leading oil and gas government-linked company in Malaysia. The government owns and established the company in 1974. It grew bigger over the years, making it one of the top Malaysian brands in the country. In fact, Fortune Global includes Petronas in its list of the 500 largest corporations across the globe. Also, in 2017, Forbes Global 2000 ranked Petronas Gas as the 1881st largest company in the world. This year, despite the worldwide pandemic, Petronas remained tough as the company adopts a cautious outlook and anticipates challenges for the rest of the year.

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Business Name: Petroliam Nasional Berhad

Address:  Level 78, Tower 1, PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088, Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Website: Petronas |FB: Petronas |Instagram: Petronas


Malayan Banking Berhad or Maybank is Malaysia’s most valuable brand in terms of the banking industry. Maybank ranked fourth on top ASEAN banks and seventy-second in the world. Based on market capitalization and assets, it is one of the largest banks in all Southeast Asia banks. The Banker’s 2020 Top 1000 World Banks includes Maybank as one of the best. In fact, it ranked as the 106th bank in the world. In addition to that, Maybank is also the 349th among the top banks in the Forbes Global 2000. Meanwhile, the Banker named Maybank Islamic as the Global Islamic Bank of the Year 2020. As of the year 2020 ends, it already spanned 10 ASEAN nations with more than 2,600 retail branches.


Business Name: Malayan Banking Berhad

Opening Hours: 8:00 – 4:00

Address:  Maybank Tower, 100, Jalan Tun Perak, Bukit Bintang, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Website: Maybank |FB: Maybank |Instagram: Maybank


Genting Malaysia Berhad or Genting is one of the top Malaysian brands. It owns and operates the country’s premier tourist resort, the Resorts World Genting, and two other seaside properties, the Resorts World Kijal and Resorts World Langkawi. Resorts World Sdn Berhad incorporated Genting Malaysia as a private company on May 7, 1980. In 1989, Resorts World converted it into a public company and changed the name to Resorts World Berhad. In 2009, it changed the name subsequently into Genting Malaysia Berhad.

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Business Name: Genting Malaysia Berhad

Address:  24th Floor, Wisma Genting, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur

Website: Genting |FB: Genting |Instagram: Genting

Tenaga Nasional

Tenaga Nasional Berhad or Tenaga Nasional or Tenaga is a multinational electricity company in Malaysia. Being the largest public power company in the Southeast Asian countries, Tenaga Nasional grew even better over the years. It provides electric utility throughout Peninsular Malaysia. Its main core is to generate, transmit, and distribute electricity. Tenaga also provides services involving the repair, test, and maintenance of power plants and other electrical engineering services operating in Malaysia, Pakistan, Mauritius, Indonesia, and India. Tenaga is famous throughout the world, especially after the Forbes Global 2000 in 2020, making it one of the top Malaysian brands known worldwide.

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Business Name: Tenaga Nasional Berhad

Address:  Tenaga Nasional Berhad No 129, Jalan Bangsar 59200 Kuala Lumpur

Website: Tenaga |FB: Tenaga |Instagram: Tenaga

Sime Darby

Sime Darby Berhad or Sime Darby is a trading conglomerate in Malaysia. It is a government-linked company serving the country and the Asia Pacific market. William Sime and Henry Darby established the company under the name Sime Darby Holdings in 1910. However, big Malaysian investors acquired the company in 1977. Then in 1979, the owners incorporated it as Sime Darby Berhad and moved its headquarters to Kuala Lumpur. In January 2007, the owners merged it with 2 Malaysian giant companies, the Guthrie and Golden Hope. After the merging, they changed the name to Synergy Drive, but later on renamed it Sime Darby Berhad.

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Business Name: Sime Darby Berhad

Opening Hours: 8:00 – 4:00

Address:  Menara Sime Darby Oasis Corpor Pk, Jl PJU 1A/2, Ara Damansara Petaling Jaya, 47301 Malaysia

Website: Sime Darby |LinkedIn: Sime Darby |Instagram: Sime Darby


Digi.Com Berhad or Digi is the best brand when it comes to postpaid telecommunication plans and mobile service provider in Malaysia. It is the first in the country to fully operate a digital cellular network. For 25 years in the industry, the company connects businesses and Malaysians together. With its strong capabilities and expertise, it has reached millions of subscribers and earned a number of awards and recognition in the world, making it one of the top Malaysian brands.

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Business Name: Digi.Com Berhad

Opening Hours: 8:00 – 4:00

Address:  D’House, Lot 10, Jalan Delima 1/1 Subang Hi-Tech Industrial Park 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor

Website: Digi |FB: Digi |Instagram: Digi

Dutch Lady

Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad or Dutch Lady Milk is the leading manufacturer of cow milk and dairy products in the country. It was previously operated under a Netherlands-based cooperative, Royal FrieslandFooods. The products that the company offers include pasteurized milk, growing up milk, UHT milk, family powdered milk, low-fat milk, yogurt, and low-fat yogurt. Despite the slowdown in the industry, Dutch Lady Malaysia remains on track in terms of sales, thus it is one of the top Malaysian brands in the world.

top Malaysian brands for milk and dairy products

Business Name: Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad

Opening Hours: 8:00 – 6:00

Address:  Jalan 13/6, Pjs 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Website: Dutch Lady |FB: Dutch Lady |Instagram: Dutch Lady


Proton Holdings Berhad or Proton is among the top Malaysian brands in the automotive industry. Mahathir Mohamad, the founder, established the company in 1983. Its name came from a Bahasa Malaysia acronym, PROTON from Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional. Originally, the company manufactured rebadged versions of the products of Mitsubishi Motors until it produced its first-ever indigenous car design in 2000. Since then, the company became famous throughout the world. In fact, more than 15 countries are selling Proton cars now.

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Business Name: Proton Holdings Berhad

Opening Hours: 8:00 – 6:00

Address:  40918, Shah Alam, Malaysia, KESAS, Batu Tiga, 40918, Malaysia

Website: Proton |FB: Proton |Instagram: Proton


Scientex Berhad or Scientex was established under the name Scientific Textile Industries Sendirian Berhad in 1968. It was pioneered to manufacture polyvinyl chloride leather cloth or PVC cloth and other sheeting products. It also manufactures thin plastic films or flexible films that are used for packaging. As the company grows, it was also diversified as a manufacturing company and distributor of different automotive components. Aside from the packaging division, the company also markets affordable property and quality homes. In 2020, it has reached the global market and made it one of the top Malaysian brands recognized in the world.

world class textile and leather cloth

Business Name: Scientex Berhad

Opening Hours: 8:00 – 5:30

Address:  9, Persiaran Selangor, Seksyen 15, 40200 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Website: Scientex |FB: Scientex |LinkedIn: Scientex

10. Malayan Flour Mills

Malayan Flour Mills Berhad or Malayan Flour Mills is a company based in Malaysia engaged in milling and selling wheat flour and in trading of grains and other poultry products. Through the years, it is recognized and awarded several awards as one of the best companies that reached the global market.

top Malaysian brands in wheat flour

Business Name: Malayan Flour Mills Berhad

Opening Hours: 8:00 – 5:30

Address:  22nd Floor, Wisma MCA 163, Jalan Ampang 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Website: MLM |FB: MLM | LinkedIn: MLM







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