LAUNCH OF THE SARAWAK MARKET RESEARCH REPORT
The Australia Malaysia Business Chamber Western Australia (AMBCWA) began discussions with 7 Point 8 Sdn Bhd in October 2019 regarding the potential to work with the AMBCWA in supporting market research on the Malaysian State of Sarawak regarding trade and investment links between Sarawak and Western Australia. This approach was made given 7 Point 8 experience and expertise from working in both Malaysian and Western Australian companies, for the Malaysian and Western Australian Governments and in supporting international trade and investment to mutual benefit.
On 19 February 2020, AMBCWA formally advised 7 Point 8 that they would commence working together to complete market research on trade and investment links between Sarawak and Western Australia.
Australia Malaysia Business Chamber WA (AMBCWA) and Sarawak Links
On 31st October 2019, AMBCWA presented with JTSI and the Consul General of Malaysia in Perth the Malaysia Business Forum at the Westin Hotel in Perth as part of the JTSI Asia Business Series. The Malaysia Business Forum event featured the Western Australian Government Minister for Asian Engagement, Hon Peter Tinley, the High Commissioner of Malaysia and a range of Malaysia Government and industry speakers covering investment, trade, tourism, property development, agriculture, aged care and mineral processing/manufacture.
The Sarawak Government was represented by Datuk Seri Haji Mohamad Abu Bakar Bin Marzuki, Deputy State Secretary, Sarawak Government and Datu Liaw Soon Eng, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Sarawak Government. Sarawak Industry was presented by the Kuching Chinese General Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCGCCI). AMBCWA had been previously introduced to Datuk Seri Haji Mohamad Abu Bakar Bin Marzuki, Deputy State Secretary, Sarawak Government and the KCGCCI through the Consul General of Malaysia in Perth.