Malaysia Trade & Export Finance Conference 2017
13 Mar 2017 — 14 Mar 2017
Venue: Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
Date: March 14
Time: 9:00 -17:00
Global Trade Review (GTR) welcomes you to join us, our sponsors and our partners for the Malaysia Trade & Export Finance Conference 2017, taking place at the Mandarin Oriental in Kuala Lumpur on March 14.
Supported by the likes of Matrade, Exim Bank Malaysia, British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce, International Trade Council, BNY Mellon and Bolero amongst many others, join us for a day of discussion, debate and networking with the market’s top experts.
Decision makers within the market will convene to hear timely updates on topical issues such as government initiatives to increase international trade & investment, the primary business challenges facing the commodity sector and the knock-on effect of the Chinese economic slowdown on Malaysian growth.
The conference will highlight 5 vital themes for discussion:
›› Spotlight on Malaysia: Datuk Isham Ishak, Deputy Secretary General at the Ministry of International Trade & Industry will provide an insight into Malaysia’s economic foundations and its prospects of further progression. This will be followed by Matrade Deputy CEO Wan Latiff Wan Musa, who will provide a Malaysian perspective on One Belt One Road and its impact on the country’s trade and investment landscape.
›› Investment and finance: Raymond Madden, Chief Executive Officer of the Asian Institute of Finance will discuss the importance of meeting the skills gap for Malaysia’s banking and finance industry amidst digital disruption. Subsequent panels will highlight current priorities and new solutions, including credit risk management.
›› Digitisation: Showcase the emerging technologies and developments shaping the trade and financing landscape in Malaysia, considering how these can be adapted into the existing banking infrastructure to achieve greater efficiency and financing options for both SMEs and international investors.
›› Infrastructure development and intra-regional trade: Assessing the economic and political forces driving infrastructure development in Malaysia and assessing the mechanisms in intra-regional trade and investment options.
›› Islamic financing: These discussions will look into the role of Islamic financing as a competitive source of liquidity for both commodity and infrastructure financing.
Download the full agenda here.
Dedicated networking sessions positioned throughout the day will give delegates the opportunity to become acquainted with those looking to establish and grow their trade connections within the region.
Don’t miss your chance to join leading Malaysia trade and export specialists for a day of discussion, debate and networking.
*A limited amount of free corporate passes are available for those who are exporters, importers, manufacturers, distributors, traders & producers of physical goods only. All others can receive 15% discount with code BMCC15 when booking online.
For the free corporate pass, please contact Elisabeth at Espry@gtreview.com.
For more information, visit the Malaysia Trade & Export Finance Conference 2017 page here.
“This event pools reliable insights from people on the ground with diverse backgrounds. This helps when facilitating decision making.”
Z Ismail, Mewah Group
“Great topics and excellent speakers. Great insight into trade credit insurance in the financial market place.”
S Tan, JLT
“Provided lots of information on trade and export finance activities and the latest developments around the world, as well as useful material and an insight on GTR’s role, which is important in this area.”
S Memewati, Sime Darby
“An excellent forum with outstanding line up of speakers, highly relevant contents for the industry including growing coverage on Islamic finance”
A.B.M Abdan, OCBC
“The Malaysia Trade & Export Finance Conference provided a valuable platform to educate and advise the audience on the benefits of the use of Islamic Finance in Global Trade.”
D.V Abdullah CIFP, President & CEO INCEIF
“Well organized event with great platform that highlights on current trade issues”
O Miin, Ann Joo Resources