Kuantan City Business Directory



The 18th largest city in the country population-wise, Kuantan is the capital of the state of Pahang. It also happens to be the largest city on the Eastern Coast of Peninsular Malaysia.

With the Pahang state government relocating the state capital from Kuala Lipis to Kuantan, it currently servers as the state's economic and administrative capital. It is expected that Kuantan will be granted city status in 2021.

There are a number of upcoming development projects which will make Kuantan more beautiful and modern. Some of these include the Kuantan 188 (one of the tallest observation towers), Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park, and the Kuantan Waterfront Resort City.

Tourism is one of the biggest industries in Kuantan, followed by other industries such as the petrochemical industry located in the East Coast Economic Region Special Economic Zone (ECER SEZ). The ECER SEZ is currently one of the largest Special Economic Zones in the whole of Asia and is expected to generate RM90 billion in the year 2020.

The major tourist attractions in the city are its beautiful beaches of Teluk Cempedak (Palm Beach), Batu Hitam, Pantai Sepat amongst many more. Just a few kilometers away is the famous Snake Island. Some of the famous waterfalls include the Sungai Pandan Waterfall, followed by the Jerangkang Waterfall.

Kuantan is one of the biggest tourist attractions due to its picturesque landscape and the nature it is surrounded by. With major development projects underway, the city will surely be one of the fastest-growing cities in the country.

Kuantan is a city in Malaysia, and on this page we provide you links of all the various businesses listed here.