The Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) was established on 1st March 1972 as a state – owned statutory body with the general aim of promoting the commercial, industrial and socio-economic development of the State. SEDC was established under the Perbadanan Pembangunan Ekonomi Sarawak Ordinance (Sarawak Cap. 35), a law duly passed by the Sarawak State Assembly in accordance with the powers conferred on and delegated to the State Government of Sarawak under the Constitution of Malaysia.
While SEDC is a statutory body establised under the laws of the State of Sarawak, is also comes under the purview of the Federal Government of Malaysia through the Federal Ministry of Finance (MOF)
KEY CORPORATE OBJECTIVES
- To promote investment and economic development in Sarawak by implementing commercial projects directly or on a joint venture basis in a wide range of industries including agro-food, tourism and leisure, property development, mineral and mining, and construction
- A trust agency in the development of a vibrant Bumiputera Commercial and Industrial community (BCIC) through the development and implementation of socio-economic programmes and schemes