Regulatory Requirements to Enter U.S. Market

The United States (U.S.) is the largest economy in the world and a leading global trader. In 2022, the U.S. was Malaysia’s third largest export destination and trading partner. Total trade between Malaysia and the U.S. in that year was recorded at USD 60.71 billion. Malaysia’s major exports to the U.S. includes electrical and electronics, […]

FMCG Market Opportunities in China

China’s Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) market has seen a sharp growth in recent years, with total market value at approximately USD 861.11 billion in 2022. Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the FMCG market in China was able to thrive. As such, China is one of the top export destinations for Malaysian […]

Export Opportunities in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is the ninth largest country in the world, with a population of 19.8 million and GDP of USD 11.5 thousand. Malaysia has established a good trade relationship with Kazakhstan and total trade valued with Kazakhstan was valued at 48.8 million in 2022. Kazakhstan was Malaysia’s 97th largest trading partner and 84th largest export destination. There is […]

Export Opportunities in Kosovo

The Republic of Kosovo is a developing country with an upper-middle-income economy. Since its independence in 2008, Kosovo’s economy has grown each year thanks to its low government debt and improved banking systems. In 2021, Kosovo’s total trade grew 47.42% valued at $6.36 billion with imports from Malaysia totalling $5.44 million. Globally, Malaysia is Kosovo’s […]

Export Opportunities in Thailand

As Malaysia’s 2nd largest trading partner in Southeast Asia, Thailand offers numerous opportunities for Malaysian exporters. Thailand has the 2nd largest economy in Southeast Asia, with a strong consumer power having a total buying power of over US $246.11 billion. Besides that, Thailand has a strong relationship with neighbouring CLMV countries (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam), […]

Exporting to China via Cross Border E-commerce

There is a growing demand for Malaysian products in China, especially processed foods and halal F&B products. In 2021, processed food was Malaysia’s 10th largest sector exported to China. Top product categories included edible products and preparations, prepared and preserved vegetables and fruits, and cocoa and cocoa preparation. As China will be reopening its borders by […]

Festival Belanja Produk Malaysia Campaign

In collaboration with Bibli, MATRADE Jakarta has announced their new campaign “Festival Belanja Produk Malaysia”, which starts from 1 to 31 December 2022 on With twenty-four participating Malaysian brands, this campaign will facilitate Indonesian people to get their favorite Malaysian FMCG products. Festival Belanja Produk Malaysia will be promoted by several KOLs through their social media, such […]

Exploring Australia Market

As Malaysia’s closest regional partner, Australia offers many trade opportunities for Malaysian exporters. Malaysia and Australia have a strong economic and trade relationship, as both countries have a common interest in a free and open trading system. Australia is Malaysia’s 12th largest trading partner in 2021, with the highest exports in petroleum products, crude petroleum, E&E […]

Exporting to the US with B2B E-Commerce

The United States (US) is one of Malaysia’s largest trading partners, and Malaysia was the United States’ 23rd largest source of imports in 2021. The US is a large domestic market, with high purchasing power and a diverse population. Products with high export potential are fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), food and beverages, halal related products, […]

Myanmar Halal Market

As the global Islamic economy continues to expand, there is a growing demand for halal products and services. Among the reasons for this growth are the large, fast-growing and young Muslim population, Islamic values driving lifestyle practices, growth of ethical consumption and food safety, and digital connectivity. There is also a demand for halal products […]