Tag Archives: Digital Free Trade Zone
YB Dato' Seri Ong Ka Chuan, MITI Minister II participated in YAB Prime Minister's working visit to Hangzhou on 12 May 2017. Also present were the CEOs of SME Corp, MIDA and MATRADE. In conjunction with this visit, YAB Prime Minister visited Alibaba Headquarter where he was received by Jack Ma. Both sides exhanged views on Alibaba's success stories which could be replicated in our efforts to drive the national agenda on eCommerce, including the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ). YAB Prime Minister also witnessed the MoU exchange between MDEC, Alibaba Group and the Hangzhou Municipal Government to explore possible collaboration towards encouraging SMEs to participate in global trade.
Ms. Wan Suraya Wan Mohd Radzi, Deputy Secretary General (Strategy and Monitoring) of MITI participated in a panel discussion on ‘The National eCommerce Strategic Roadmap : Opportunities & Challenges’ at the recent eCommerce Delivery Awards and Symposium organised by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) together with the Association of Malaysian Express Carriers (AMEC). Other panelists include MDEC, CEO of LAZADA Malaysia, Google Malaysia and eCommerceMILO.com.
The Symposium gathered postal and courier services industry players to share knowledge and best practices related to digital economy and innovation that has more impact on the future of postal and courier services in the context of eCommerce. During the panel discussion, MITI took the opportunity to share the current initiatives undertaken by the National eCommerce Council (NeCC) to promote eCommerce growth, the outlook for this fast-growing sector under the National eCommerce Strategic... Read More