YB Datuk Chua Tee Yong Deputy Minister (Trade) made his next working visit to Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) on 16 August 2016 at 2.30 pm. MPC serves to develop human capital and organisational excellence for building knowledge-based workplaces through training, systems development and best practices. This is part of his visit to all agencies under MITI since he came aboard as the new Deputy Minister (Trade). YB Datuk Chua received briefing on MPC's core activities along the very informative 'Passageway'. Dato' Mohd Razali Hussain, Director General of MPC presented a momento and the working visit ended with a group photo.
Briefing from Dato' Mohd Razali Hussain, Director General of MPC & Top Management along the informative Passageway. signing of Guest Book visiting Gallery Productivity & Innovation YB Datuk Chua receiving momento from Dato' Mohd Razali Hussain, Director General of MPC Group photo with the Senior Management Staff... Read More
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 (Bernama) — The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) needs to build an ecosystem that supports enterprise creation and improves the environment for innovation, as well as facilitates financial inclusion for start-ups, Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Ahmad Maslan said.
He said Malaysia recognises the vital role of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in bringing new ideas to the market and fostering innovation.
Ahmad highlighted Malaysia’s initiatives for modernisation and automation of MSMEs, including focusing on the Soft Loan Scheme for Automation & Modernisation (SLSAM).
SLSAM seeks to encourage MSMEs in Malaysia to embrace automation and modernisation of their businesses.
“We further applaud the Philippines for putting the MSMEs at the forefront of its priorities this year, and we fully support the ‘APEC Iloilo Initiative’ which complements the ‘Boracay Action Agenda’ in promoting conducive policy,...Read More
E-commerce is another avenue to grow businesses, and both Malaysian and Chinese SMEs are taking advantage of it.
THE 12th China-Asean Expo (Caexpo) in Nanning, Guangxi province concluded on Monday (Sept 21), after four days of trading and business matching.
A billboard near the venue advertised: “You are just one handshake away from the market of 1.9 billion people,” referring to the combined population of 1.3 billion from China and 620 million from 10 Asean countries.
The Malaysian pavilion was the busiest at the Caexpo.
Visitors thronged the hall for the food and beverages, health and wellness products, lifestyle products and other services offered by the exhibitors.
While goods changed hands and meetings between potential partners took place under the Jalur Gemilang hanging from the hall ceiling, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) were encouraged to give e-commerce a try.
International Trade and Industry Minister II Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan, who opened the...Read More
KUALA LUMPUR: Perbadanan Pembangunan Perdagangan Luar Malaysia (Matrade) menyasarkan untuk meningkat eksport barangan pertanian ke Turki tahun ini, diperkukuh oleh permintaan yang semakin meningkat ke atas buah-buahan tropika di negara itu.
Pesuruhjaya Perdagangan Matrade di Istanbul Idzham Abd Hamid berkata buah-buahan tropika seperti nanas, belimbing dan buah naga, mendapat permintaan tinggi di Turki.
Istanbul kini mengimport sebagaian besar buah-buahan tropika dari Belanda.
“Kita patut merebut peluang untuk mengeksport (lebih banyak) buah-buahan tropika kita ke negara itu,” katanya kepada pemberita di uar seminar Perjanjian Perdagangan Bebas (FTA) Malaysia-Turki, di sini, Rabu.
Eksport utama Malaysia ke Turki bagi tempoh Januari hingga Julai 2015 terdiri daripada barangan pertanian, dengan dagangan bagi segmen itu bernilai RM386 juta, diikuti barangan pembuatan (RM1.2 bilion) dan barangan perlombongan (RM3.3 juta).
Seminar bertema ‘Memanfaatkan FTA...Read More