Issue #111 - 6th August 2018

BMCC 1-to-1 with Minister of Finance
As part of the BMCC's ongoing advocacy efforts, the Chamber met with incumbent Minister of Finance, YB Lim Guan Eng and Member of Parliament for Damansara, YB Tony Pua last week for a 1-to-1 feedback session on matters relating to the SST and FDI incentives. The meeting was an overall success with the Ministry of Finance invoking the confidence of the business community towards ensuring a transparent economic environment underpinned by good governance in this new era for Malaysia. The MoF and BMCC has agreed to meet every quarter to further discuss the concerns surrounding our business community. 
BMCC Catches Up with Richard Graham MP

In what marks his first visit to Malaysia under its new administration, the UK Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Malaysia, Richard Graham MP returned for a series of meetings with both government and private sectors in efforts towards enhancing bilateral trade relations and to substantiate discussions surrounding the CPTPP trade agreement. 

Amidst other meetings with the Minister of Economic Affairs and the Ministry of International Trade & Industry, the BMCC hosted a roundtable Q&A with Mr. Graham where we shared our ongoing engagements with industry players including its nuances and the current business climate. Accompanied by the Department for International Trade and the British High Commission to KL, the meeting was joined by representatives from the World Bank, EY, PwC Malaysia and the Chambers Board of Directors.  

Concluding his visit, Mr. Graham regarded the UK as 'Malaysia's trusted partner', citing the positive talks he's had on future joint projects between our two nations to arise from promising industries such as  Ai, aerospace, oil & gas and Islamic finance & infrastructure. 

BMCC - Shell Premier Luncheon: Sustainability in Business (Tomorrow)

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.

Final registrations here

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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The Enterprise Breakaway is BFM’s flagship entrepreneurial event and this September 20th marks the 8th year in KL. We are also proud to invite you to join the first edition of BFM Enterprise Breakaway Penang on September 6th! As a BMCC member, you will be entitled to an exclusive Buy 1 Free 1 promo to attend these events in September. 

Head to and enter code BFMEB2 to enjoy this deal. The BFM Enterprise Breakaway takes place on Thursday, 6th September at Hotel Equatorial Penang, Bayan Lepas. Registration closes on 31st August 2018.
Afternoon Tea at The Ritz-Carlton

Moments of serenity and reflection or cherished time spent with friends and families could be enjoyed here. A choice of 40 luxury teas including the ritz-carlton, kuala lumpur blend from ronnefeldt accompanies the delicious offerings for tea. live music enhances the ambience while guests partake of the time-honoured ritual of afternoon tea.

Daily at The Lobby Lounge, 3pm - 6pm 
Per Person: MYR 75

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Avis: Merdeka Deal

Enjoy 20% Discounts on published rates when you rent a Proton car this Merdeka month. 

Valid for booking period: 1 - 31 August 2018
Rental period: 1 August - 30 September 2018

Contact Avis for more information at:
+603 7803 7555 or
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