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Kick start your international adventure with MDBC and gain valuable work experience!  Come along on the journey and enjoy this sneak peek into the Student Internship Program (SIP) experience!  If you want to start your own SIP journey in tropical Malaysia, sign up on the SIP page or e mail us at .


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The latest updates, contact, and application information relevant to our business community regarding MCO.  

Become a member today and join a vibrant business membership organization comprised of close to 300 corporate members.  

MDBC is part of the NLinBusiness network of business hubs.

We are delighted to announce that the submission period for MISA is now OPEN!

Click here to learn what the competition categories are for this year. 

The deadline for submissions is Friday, 20 May 2022 so submit your nomination now!

The Award Categories for MISA ’21 / ’22 are:

  • Outstanding Dutch Investor in Malaysia (MNC) [For MDBC members only]
  • Outstanding Dutch Investor in Malaysia (SME) [For MDBC members only]
  • Outstanding Malaysian Investor in the Netherlands 
  • Outstanding Malaysian Exporter to NL / EU
  • Promising (new) Dutch SME to Malaysia [For MDBC members only]
  • Outstanding Dutch – Malaysian Partnership
  • Best Flexible Work Arrangements Program
  • Participants may enter more than one competition category BUT must enter a separate entry per category.
  • In the submission forms, due consideration should be given to your business elements related to innovation, sustainability, governance, ESGs, RBC, and SDGs.
  • Information related to Guidelines, Rules & Regulations can be found here.
  • The Assessment Criteria can be found here.

Further information, definitions, etc. per category can be found below.  Should you need any clarification you can contact us at  or call +603 – 2387 0043.

Upcoming Events

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

MDBC is excited to introduce our new virtual office and hot desking product – “Rumah Oranje“.

Visit our online resource center to get copies of presentations from the latest events, view recordings, videos, listen to podcasts, and check out reports on a variety of topics.  You can even download digital backgrounds for your next video conference call!

Looking for a service provider? Want to find a partner in a specific industry? Why not check out the MDBC Members Directory.  Learn a bit more about what our members do and find out how to get in touch with them! Don’t forget to let them know we sent you.

SIP provides interns and companies the best match for their needs, creating the best results! 

Latest News

MISA ’21 / ’22 Submission period extended

Dear MDBC members, With the recent high number of public holidays and the overwhelming number of requests, we are extending the deadline for submissions by one week to Friday, 20 May 2022. We hope that this extension allows your organization to present your submission(s) effectively for MISA ’21 / ’21… Read more

Govt to kick off 15 initiatives this year to grow OGSE industry

The Economic Planning Unit (EPU) and Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corporation (MPRC) plan to kick off 15 initiatives this year under the National Oil & Gas, Services and Equipment (OGSE) Industry Blueprint 2021-2030. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said the 15 initiatives, aimed at strengthening… Read more

Malaysia’s economic indicators for Jan-March 2022 indicate positive outlook: DoSM

The economic indicators for the first three months of 2022 stipulate Malaysia’s positive economic outlook in the near future with high mobility foreseen following the opening of international borders, the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) said. Chief statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin said in addition, the recent Employees… Read more