Member Benefits

MDBC assists members and newcomers to the Malaysian market on issues related to setting up a company or a representative office here.  We keep members up to date on the latest developments in the business world and members’ news.

MDBC serves as a link to other bilateral Business Associations, Chambers of Commerce, and various government institutions.  We also look into combined efforts for representation at exhibitions and into commercial partnerships with Malaysian and Dutch government authorities on behalf of our members.

Through our regular (monthly) events, members are able to develop good business contacts with the Dutch – Malaysian business community in Malaysia, as well as with other foreign companies, Malaysian counterparts and government bodies.  

MDBC provides you with the information you need to familiarize yourself with the local markets in:

European Union
The Netherlands

Upcoming Events

MDBC: Dialogue with the Minister of International Trade & Industry

Dear MDBC Members, Please save the date! MDBC will be organizing a Dialogue with the Minister of International Trade & Industry. Please note: This event is by invitation to Dutch companies only. Date:  14 July, 2017 Additional event information will be available soon. Read more

MDBC: Interchamber with MABC

Dear MDBC Members, Please save the date! We are happy to once again organize the annual Interchamber with our colleagues from MABC. There will be a talk by MDBC Member Coalition for Business Integrity. Date:  Thur, 24 August Additional event information will be available soon. Read more

Latest News

RAM Ratings ups Malaysia’s GDP growth to 5.2%

RAM Rating Services Bhd is revising its gross domestic product (GDP) growth projection up to 5.2% for 2017 from its original expectation of 4.5%. The rating agency said after a better-than-expected growth performance of 5.6% in the first quarter of the year, the economic recovery momentum was beginning to show… Read more

Retail sales expected to grow 4.5% this year – MRCA

The Malaysian Retail Chain Association (MRCA) is expecting an increase of about 4.5% in retail sales this year, driven by the country’s tourism industry. MRCA president Datuk Gary Chua said when the Government implemented the goods and services tax in 2014, consumer sentiment turned cautious, but it had since improved,… Read more

More MNCs moving their ops to Malaysia from Singapore

More multinational corporations, particularly in the oil and gas (O&G) sector, are moving their operations to Malaysia from Singapore because of lower costs due to the depreciation of the ringgit. “Over the the past two to three years, we have seen more multinationals with regional or significant operations in Singapore,… Read more