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: Financing for Dutch Companies Doing Business in Malaysia, 29 May

Dear MDBC members, The Netherlands Embassy in Kuala Lumpur and the Malaysian Dutch Business Council (MDBC) will jointly organise an information session on the financing possibilities for (subsidiaries of) Dutch … Read more

MDBC Education 360: Growing your Business the easy way using Google SEO

Dear MDBC Members, The next MDBC Education 360 workshop is here!  Join us and learn how to grow your business with Google Search Engine Optimization (SEO). MDBC Education 360: Growing … Read more

MDBC Connects Fair 2017

Dear MDBC members, MDBC values the wide variety of service providers which we have in our membership community.  Therefore we are excited to invite you to the second edition of … Read more

Latest News

Malaysia’s economy expands faster at 5.6% in Q1

Malaysia’s economy grew at a faster pace of 5.6% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2017, exceeding the consensus of a 4.8% growth, powered by the manufacturing and services sectors. Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said on Friday that growth, on the expenditure side, was underpinned by an increase in private consumption of 6.6%, investments at 12% and exports at … Read more

Malaysia’s manufacturing sector continues to grow

Provisional data for March from the Statistics Department show that Malaysia’s manufacturing sector continues to grow, with sales jumping 13.6% to RM65.9bil compared to the same month a year ago. Electrical and electronic (E&E) products; petroleum, chemical, rubber and plastic products; as well as non-metalic mineral products, basic metal and fabricated metal sales contributed to the significant increase in sales … Read more

Malaysian Dutch Business Council Launches Johor Chapter in Medini, Iskandar Puteri

The Malaysian Dutch Business Council (MDBC) today launched their Johor Chapter located at Medini 6, an office building located in the prime and central part of Medini, Iskandar Puteri. The launch was officiated by YBhg. Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) as the official representative of Menteri Besar Johor Y.A.B. Dato’ Mohamed Khaled Bin … Read more