Malaysia Trade & Export Finance Conference 2017

Editorial Team
Editorial Team
Malaysia Trade & Export Finance Conference 2017

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 14 March.

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.

The conference will highlight five 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.

Don’t miss your chance to join leading Malaysia trade and export specialists for a day of discussion, debate and networking. To receive a free pass or discount to attend this event, please contact Elisabeth at For more information, visit

WHEN: 14 March

WHERE: Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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