Export Opportunities in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos

Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos are emerging markets among ASEAN countries, and potential export destinations for Malaysian businesses seeking to expand their business into the region. In 2022, Malaysia has recorded positive trade growth with the three countries, especially with Vietnam. Malaysia’s total trade was valued at USD 19.44 billion with Vietnam, USD0.68 billion with Cambodia […]

Export Opportunities in Myanmar

Myanmar is an emerging market with a population of 56 million and is Malaysia’s seventh largest export destination among the ASEAN countries. In 2022, Malaysia recorded the largest trade performance with Myanmar since 2013, with total trade valued at USD1.68 billion. Malaysia’s exports with Myanmar also increased by 118 percent due to the increased demand […]

2021 Global Consumer Snacking Trends Study

Mondelēz International’s annual State of Snacking™ report is a global snack trends study examining examining the role of snacking in the lives of global consumers. The 2021 report reveals proprietary findings around the expanded role snacking plays in consumers lives, snacking as a source of well-being, and shifting purchasing trends. The State of Snacking report, […]

Performance of Malaysia Trade Market, 2021

In 2021, Malaysia’s Trade Reached a New Milestone, Breaching RM2 Trillion (RM2.227 Trillion), Expanded by 24.8% from 2020 Exports grew by 26% (RM1.24 trillion), achieving 99% of RMKe-12 projection for 2025. Imports rose by 23.3% (RM987.24 billion). Trade surplus increased by 37.7% (RM252.56 billion), representing 24th consecutive year of surplus. Trade, exports, imports and trade […]

Three Funds Available for SMEs from MIDF

There are 3 funds available for SMEs; SMEEF,SMERF and SFSAM. There are 3 funds available for SMEs:  1. SMEEF Emergency fund is for the one who impacted from Flooded , Storm , Landslide, Erosion  2. SMERF fund is for who got impacted from covid / difficulties in cash flow  3. SFSAM fund is for all […]

Trade Performance for August 2021 and the Period of January to August 2021

Double-Digit Growth for Trade, Exports, Imports and Trade Surplus in August 2021 Malaysia’s trade performance remained resilient and maintained its upward momentum in August 2021. Trade increased by 15.7% to RM169.79 billion compared to August 2020, the seventh consecutive month of double-digit growth since February 2021. Exports grew by 18.4% to RM95.59 billion, the 12th […]

New Requirement of Exporting Food Products to China

The General Administration of Customs of China (“GACC”) issued Order No. 248, which sets out new requirements for the registration of qualified foreign food producers that are allowed to export food products to China Sharing from Dr. Ch’ng Soo EE, CEO of CAIQTest Innovation Malaysia Service Center  Sharing from Mr. Cheah Wei Yan, Assistant Director […]

MIHAS 2021, the 17th Malaysia International Halal Showcase

Since its inception in 2004, MIHAS has become an event for local and foreign businesses to thrive in the Halal trade and to contribute significantly to the global Halal economy. In 2019, MIHAS had attracted around 30,000 traders and visitors, resulted in total immediate and negotiated trade value of over RM1.6 billion (USD 380 Million). […]

MBG @ MIHAS 2021

Press Release The Malaysia Business Group (MBG) is participating at the Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS) 2021 (Virtual) on 9th September 2021 to 31st December 2021. MIHAS is MATRADE’s flagship event which has helped many companies in positioning certified Halal products to be globally preferred and recognised. This year marks MBG’s first virtual pavilion with 13 companies […]

FMM: Improve Cash Flow for SMEs Businesses

i. Extend the moratorium on loans and financing until year-end or even to March 2021to relieve business cash flow. Although Bank Negara Malaysia has been very aggressive and proactive in reaching out to SMEs to approach their banker early to reschedule and/or restructure their loans / financing, an extended moratorium is still the preferred and more effective […]