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

Latest News

Inviting Submission of GST / SST Issues

The new government has committed to repealing Malaysia’s GST system in favor of a Sales and Service Tax (SST).  Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad issued an order to zero – rate GST from 1st June 2018 onward.  This is in preparation for a formal repeal through the parliamentary process. … Read more

First tax holiday for Malaysian consumers in 40 years begins tomorrow

For the first time in four decades, Malaysians will be taking a breather from taxes levied upon products and services for a period of three months starting tomorrow, as zero-rated Goods and Services Tax (GST) comes into effect and the Sales and Services Tax (SST) is only to be implemented… Read more

BNM expects economy to remain strong post-election environment

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) expects Malaysia’s economic outlook to remain strong despite the post-14th general election environment, given its resilient and robust financial system. Governor Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim said the ringgit would reflect Malaysia’s strong economic fundamentals in the medium and long-term. “Our strength can be seen from the… Read more