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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 (Bernama) — Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) expects total trade between Malaysia and China to increase to US$110 billion (US$1 = RM4.17) this year from US$102 billion last year.
Matrade Chief Executive Officer Datuk Dzulkifli Mahmud said the increase would be driven by a commitment made by both nations to increase two-way trade to US$160 billion by 2017.
“Despite the current economic challenges, China remains our important trading partner whereby during the first eight months of this year, our trade with China increased 9.6 per cent to RM147.55 billion.
“Our exports to China rose 9.3 per cent to RM65.17 billion while imports rose 9.8 per cent to RM82.18 billion,” he told a press conference after officiating the “Leveraging on Renminbi to Enhance Exports to China” seminar here Monday.
The half-day seminar was organised by Matrade as part of its effort to encourage local companies to use renminbi in their trade with China... Read More
KUALA LUMPUR: The International Trade and Industry Ministry is organising the Malaysia Entrepreneurship Forum 2015 (MEF) for local entrepreneurs seeking to grow their businesses.
To be held at the Matrade Exhibition and Convention Centre on Thursday, the forum is aimed at providing information about government efforts to help entrepreneurs go global.
It will also feature successful entrepreneurs such as Cliff Ink Sdn Bhd’s Michelle Lau Sook Yee and Habibul Ajmi Manggar from Perniagaan Orang Kampung Sdn Bhd, who will share their experiences.
Other entrepreneurs include Datin Nor Azlin Abdul Jalil from Pearl Haya Sdn Bhd, Razi Yahaya from Rocksoft Sdn Bhd, B.J. Tan from Jeenhuat Foodstuffs Industries Sdn Bhd, and Asyraf Abdul Rahman from Autokeen Sdn Bhd.
The forum will be launched by International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, who will also take part in a special segment called “Bicara Bersama Menteri”.
The segment will be moderated by renowned... Read More