Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), together with the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) organised the Trade and Investment Mission to Japan from 29 November – 4 December 2019. The mission, led by YB Datuk Darell Leiking, Minister of International Trade and Industry visited three cities, namely, Kobe, Nagoya and Tokyo. A total of 113 Malaysian delegation members consisted of Federal government officials, M December 2019 | 6 representatives from the state government, regional development agencies and private sectors. The trade and investment mission aimed at enhancing investment and bilateral ties with Japan as well as intensifying business-to-business linkages between the private sector of both countries.
The Seminar on ‘Business and Investment Opportunities in Malaysia’ held at the three cities attracted a total of 1,069 participants (288 in Kobe, 252 in Nagoya and 529 in Tokyo). Trade and Investment Mission to Japan In conjunction with the seminars, 529 individual business meetings arranged were also organised (164 in Kobe, 180 in Nagoya and 185 in Tokyo).
During the Trade and Investment Mission, YB Minister MITI was interviewed by The Nikkei, one of the world’s largest financial newspaper in Japan; and Kobe Shimbun, a daily newspaper based in Kobe.The Trade and Investment Mission to Japan attracted potential investments worth RM3.8 billion.