Issue #110 - 30th July 2018

The BMCC's annual Sector Reports are now available! Prepared by the BMCC Trade Team, these reports serve as a preliminary introduction for foreign companies seeking to do business in Malaysia; featuring market trends, local key players and regulatory bodies of the following industries:

Construction & Infrastructure • Education • Food & Beverage • Healthcare • Information & Communication Technology •  Manufacturing • Oil, Gas & Energy • Professional Services • Retail

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BMCC to meet with Minister of Finance
The BMCC will be meeting with incumbent Minister of Finance, YB Lim Guan Eng this evening (30th July) for a 1-to-1 feedback session to discuss the business sentiments of our fellow members. This ongoing engagement is part of the BMCC's Government Advocacy initiative. Outcomes of the discussion will be shared next week. 

BMCC - Shell Premier Luncheon: Sustainability in Business (7 Aug)

Find out more about the new government’s direction in developing a sustainable and ecologically balanced industry. Discover Shell’s Sky Scenario and its potential for an energy system to emerge that brings modern energy to the world, without delivering a climate legacy that society cannot readily adapt to. All this and more at the BMCC-Shell Premier Luncheon to address the strides both government and private enterprises are making towards a more sustainable future.

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BMCC Focus Talk - SST: Challenges & Opportunities in a New Malaysia (16 Aug)

Dubbed “SST 2.0,” the revival of this taxation model is expected to bring about numerous enhancements, including electronic filing and payment as well as greater considerations for the Bottom-40 household group. Ahead of the SST officially coming into effect, hear first-hand from Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy, the Royal Malaysian Customs Director General as the BMCC hosts this special Focus Talk in fostering a dialogue on the impact SST will have upon our businesses and livelihoods.

BMCC - JACTIM Speed Networking (28 Aug) 

​For the first time ever, meet members of JACTIM in a special inter-chamber Speed Networking event where the East meets West! JACTIM, The Japanese Chamber of Trade & Industry, Malaysia, was established in 1983 with the objective of promoting economic relations between Malaysia and Japan. WIth over 600 members, here’s your chance to connect your and expand your network with companies hailing from or associated with “the land of the rising sun”.

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Early bird promotion extended to 31st August!
The Asia Remote Health & Corporate Wellness Conference 2018 is back for its 7th consecutive year, bringing leading experts in the fields of health and well-being, risk management and travel security. A keynote speech will be delivered by Guest of Honour, YBhg Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director General of Health Malaysia on the 2nd day of the conference. 

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Swan Lake by Ballet West - A South East Asia Premiere (24 Aug - 2 Sept)

15% Discounts for BMCC Members
(email to to receive the promo code)
Brought to you by Milestone Production, Swan Lake by Ballet West is an enchanting dance show production that tells the classical tale of Prince Siegfried who, when celebrating his birthday with a royal party, meets the beautiful Swan Princess Odette by a lake. Featuring world class ballet performers from the UK and the creme de brulee of the ballet world, this 150 minutes show will be held at Genting International Showroom. 
Knight Frank Malaysia launches report:
Real Estate Highlights 1st Half 2018

This latest research report reviews the property market across the region, including Penang, Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu. In general, the property market in the region recorded a mixed bag of performances. Sarkunan Subramaniam, Managing Director of Knight Frank Malaysia says, “I believe foreign investors will be coming back in 1Q2019 as we are expected to have more transparent policies with the new government. Rents of high-end condominiums will stabilize and prices will hold.
Sunday Roast at The Ritz-Carlton

Sunday Roast at The Library is an elegant yet leisurely affair. The tantalising culinary spread is every epicurean’s delight. The signature roasts on trolleys are featured with a refreshing and delectable selection of appetisers, salads, main courses, desserts, and free flow of prosecco and wine to toast to a memorable time with family and friends amidst live music. 
Every Sunday at The Library, 12pm - 3pm 
Adult: RM 185  | Free flow Prosecco, Wine, Beer: RM 375

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The BMCC is once again proud to be partnering with Bett Asia this year to bring insightful, regionally topical content to Kuala Lumpur on 14-15 Nov 2018. Best of all, everything at the expo is CPD accredited and FREE.  Get your pass today here!

BMCC members will receive special 10% discounts to the Bett Asia Leadership Summit, on top of current early bird rates. Email to to receive your promo code
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