A Roundtable Discussion on Supporting Women-led Business Access Global Markets was recently organised by MATRADE on 14 November 2016. The Roundtable was officiated by YBhg. Dato’ Susila Devi, Deputy CEO I MATRADE and Puan Wan Suraya Wan Mohd Radzi, Deputy Secretary General (Strategy and Monitoring), MITI.
The Roundtable was part of MITI and agencies’ efforts to equip women in business with information on available assistance provided by the Government. During the event, officials from SME Corp, MDEC, MIDA, HDC and the Department of Standards Malaysia updated on their programmes and assistance that could be optimised by women in business.
Forty representatives including high-level representatives from PERDASAMA, Perniagawati, Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI), SME International Trade Association of Malaysia (SMITA) and the International Council for SMEs and Entrepreneurship (ICSMEE) Malaysia participated in the Roundtable.