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Commentary – UK’s departure from the EU: Impact on Malaysian Business

The recent invocation of Article 50 by the United Kingdom which signals the start of process of the UK's departure from the European Union will have far reaching effects on economic and geopolitical realities faced by countries and business entreaties for the foreseeable future. While it is the democratic will of the majority of people

March 31st, 2017|Categories: Featured|0 Comments

Food Security Malaysia Looking forward to 2017

 “Malaysia imports over USD 15 Billion of food annually and exports far less, this is a major problem that needs to be address as the country moves forward with it’s vision of a developed nation” The MGBF Food Security Initiative will be based on the following strategic reponses to ensure that multiple stakeholders are engaged

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Featured, Food Security|0 Comments

MGBF Food Security Initiative

 “Malaysia imports over USD 15 Billion of food annually and exports far less, this is a major problem that needs to be address as the country moves forward with it’s vision of a developed nation” The MGBF Food Security Initiative will be based on the following strategic reponses to ensure that multiple stakeholders are engaged

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Featured, Food Security|0 Comments

Pre-Budget Comments

"The need to balance spending on infrastructure projects and social well being programs remains a challenge for the government yet the current GDP growth and revenues from tax collection will ensure that the government's continued commitment to the people in both in the near future and over the long haul is fulfilled." "Continued spending on

February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Featured|0 Comments

President Trump’s TPPA Decision Commentary

The recent decision by President Donald Trump to pull the United States of America out to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) means that there will be no change in the trade and investment framework for the near future.  The TPPA was a key component of the Obama administration’s pivot to Asia as part of a

February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Featured|0 Comments

TRADING UP: Accessing Opportunities for Australian Business in Asia

Business trends in Asia have a direct impact on global markets, the dynamic between business in Asia and Australia has become increasingly important as the business looks to compete for increased market share. For Australia, access to larger markets, a wider potential customer base, access to capital, innovation and human capital. For Asia, access to vast

September 1st, 2016|Categories: Featured|0 Comments

Organise a Business Matching trip to Malaysia

There are many questions that need to be answered before a business delegation can be organised, a successful development trip can mean an extension of business interest into a new market while a less than successful trip can have a lasting negative impact for the organisers. The role of Business and Trade Associations, Industrial Parks

Finding the Right Translator

It's Beautiful but What does it Mean? In the age of Google Translate some would think that finding the right translator might be less of a concern for business people.  The Malaysia Global Business Forum over the years has dealt with delegations from all over the world and seen first-hand what a difference a good

C-Level Strategy Retreat

Where a Corporate Retreat is held is just as important as to the overall objectives of the retreat or workshop. So before we start work on the details, imagine what you could achieve if your next brainstorming session was in a 260 Million year old hot spring surrounded by limestone hills and virgin rainforest. The

Supply Chain & Investment into Food Production

  The three mega global trends of population growth, demand created by the economic shift of Millions out of poverty and the volatility of the environment have set the stage for a new era in global food security. This is changing how companies and countries invest into food production. What affects will the Trans Pacific