Exporting to India Through JioMart E-Commerce Platform

Among the South Asian countries, India is Malaysia’s largest trading partner, export destination and source of import in 2022. Malaysian companies seeking to export to India can take advantage of India’s growing e-commerce market. India’s e-commerce market is expected to reach US $111 billion by 2024 and US $200 billion by 2026. Popular e-commerce platforms in […]

Maximise Export Potential with MATRADE Digital Trade Platform (MTDP)

Launched on 28 July 2022, MATRADE Digital Trade Platform (MTDP) is a B2B and B2C trade platform to accelerate small and medium enterprises (SMEs) entry to the international trade scene. MDTP was developed as a cost-effective solution to overcome and address the Covid-19 restrictions and disruptions to businesses and the surge in digitalisation adoption. MATRADE […]

Carrefour Announces Expansion Into Israel

Carrefour has announced plans to open 50 stores in Israel, as part of a franchise partnership with Electra Consumer Products and its subsidiary, Yenot Bitan. In a statement, Carrefour noted that it would offer the ‘full diversity’ of its formats, opening three hypermarkets, ten supermarkets and 37 convenience stores, with nine stores located in Tel Aviv. The French retailer also plans to […]

Online supermarket Picnic launches 2000-SKU private label range

Pure online grocer Picnic has officially launched its private label range, now comprising about 2000 SKUs. The first products entered the app-only supermarket three years ago and the range has steadily expanded and will continue to do so. The design was to be bold, fun, not cheap looking, radiate quality, and be “instagrammable”. Since the […]

7-Eleven to expand to Western Europe

Iconic convenience store chain 7-Eleven is preparing to expand into new parts of Europe and seeking franchisees in up to 10 countries. The chain, which operates over 83,000 stores in 19 countries worldwide, is known for its round-the-clock opening hours. It is considered the inventor of the convenience retail sector 96 years ago. The company […]

Malaysia’s April 2021 Exports Up 63% Year-on-Year to RM105.6b

KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Malaysian exports rose 63% to RM105.6 billion in April 2021 from a year earlier, driven by expansion in domestic exports and re-exports to major importers including China and the US. In a statement today, the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) said Malaysia’s imports in April 2021 increased 24.4% to RM85.1 billion. […]

SIAL Shanghai 2021

From May 18 to 20, SIAL China 2021, one of the world’s three major food exhibitions, will be held at Shanghai Pudong New International Expo Center. As an annual conference of the whole food industry chain, the exhibition this year will, for the first time, live stream the event worldwide in both Chinese and English. […]

Matrade Paves the Way for Malaysian Companies to Expand Exports

KUALA LUMPUR: Following the successful trade and investment mission to the Republic of South Korea and Japan in April 2021, International Trade and Industry (Miti) Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali led another trade mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently. The mission which started from April 26 […]

MRCA A Good Deed A Week

MRCA “A Good Deed A week” in collaboration with Malaysia Business Group for Raya Charity 2021 Kotak Kebahagiaan boxes giveaways through Women of Will (WOW). Mr Prabu Nagamuthu, Community Development Officer of WOW distributed total of 195 KK boxes which amounted RM19,795 to beneficiaries today at PPR Taman Wahyu with social distancing practice.  Women of Will (WOW)  is […]