China’s 13th Five-year Plan (2016-2020) emphasised the importance of innovation and outward foreign direct investment (FDI) as key long-term strategies to facilitate growth, particularly with reference to opportunities in economies related to the Belt and Road Initiative. According to the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, Chinese outward FDI amounted to US$145.7
The goal of an external trade or investment promotion mission is to help reach targets, the Malaysia Global Business Forum has a proven approach for delivering results and is an integral part of a wider engagement to drive development. Business development budgets and marketing budgets have faced pressures due to the current economic conditions, KPI’s
Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith met with executive committee members of the Malaysia Australia Business Council (MABC) in Kuala Lumpur today as part of his week-long visit to South East Asia. The program of meetings presented the Minister with an opportunity to discuss the South Australian Government’s plans for a trade delegation to
In today’s growing and challenging environment, knowledge alone does not ensure success. What separates a successful professional from the average is their drive, personal attributes and resilience in the face of change and uncertainty in the global business environment. MERITUS University was founded on this premise. The founder, Tan Sri Halim Mohammad’s passion and lifetime
The statistics are clear, small and medium sized enterprises or SME’s make a huge percentage of the economy and account for large amounts of employment and more importunately employment growth in most developed countries, Malaysia is no different. The government knows it needs to develop this group should it have a chance to reach developed
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 (Bernama) -- Arab countries are contemplating moving their funds to safer economies like Malaysia following the economic crisis in Europe and the United States, said Mohammed Al-Rabea, Secretary-General of the Council of Arab Economic Unity, The Arab League. "The economic crisis in Europe and the United States has affected the revenue of
Penang is one of the most vibrant and business friendly parts of Malaysia, historically known as the Pearl of the Orient, founded by Captain Francis Light in 1786, Penang Island was the first British crown colony in Malaya, the historic centre of George Town has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008.
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