upcoming event: bilateral trade and investment roundtable

Event Summary

The Consul-General of Malaysia, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and Curtin University are pleased to invite you to our upcoming "Bilateral Trade and Investment Roundtable" which will be held on the 16th of July 2019 at Curtin University.

Australia has more than 60 years of a solid bilateral relationship with Malaysia – currently worth $20.5 billion in two-way bilateral trade of goods and services. 

This roundtable will discuss MIDA's roles in assisting WA's businesses to pursue your investment strategies and/or seek strategic partnerships in Malaysia. 

Our invited speaker, Mr. Iggy Tan, Managing Director or Altech Chemicals, will share their experience and success story of building business relationship between Malaysia and Australia. 

Please find event flyer below. Seats are limited. Send your RSVP to info [at] 


5:00pm  -     Registration

5:30pm  -     Introduction

                     1. Keith Anthonisz, President of AMBCWA

                     2. Edi Irwan Mahmud, Consul-General of  


                     3. Fatmah Ahmad, Director MIDA

5:50pm  -     Altech Chemicals Business Relationship 

                      Between Malaysia and Australia

                     - Iggy Tan, Managing Director,                   

                       Altech Chemicals

6:10pm        Roundtable Discussion

7:00pm        Networking

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Australia Malaysia Agri-Food Dinner hosted by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)

AMBC WA Committee had a fruitful meeting with MIDA's Food, Technology and Resource Based Industries in Perth on the 5th of April 2019. The meeting was in-conjunction with the specific project mission (SPM) by the Food Technology and Resource Based Industry Division, MIDA HQ to Perth, WA.

Among objectives of this SPM are as follows: 

1) To promote Malaysia as a preferred investment location for manufacturing of Food and Resource-based Industries; 

2) To disseminate information on the investment opportunities and update on the latest information on incentives, government policies on food and resource-based industries in Malaysia; 

3) To meet with relevant associations and its members with a view to access the industry strength, collaboration and to establish networking with their members.  

Thank you to all who made this networking dinner;

Mr. Mohd Rasli Muda - Director, Food, Technology and Resource Based Industries, 

Mr. Edi Irwan, Consul-General of Malaysia,

Ms. Fatmah Ahmad - Director, Malaysian Investment Development Authority, Sydney

Mr. Mohd. Izham Iskandar - Executive, Director Food Technology and Resource Based Industries,

Mr. Michael Carter, Manager, International Trade & Investment Centre, Chamber of Commerce, WA,

Mr. Ed Hauck, Business Development Manager, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development,

AMBC WA Committee Members.

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Australia Malaysia Business Chamber (Western Australia) Launched Successfully

The Australia Malaysia Business Chamber (Western Australia) was successfully launched on the 27th of February 2019. We would like to thank everyone for the incredible support with the launch. The successful launch would not have been possible without you. The launch has helped raise the awareness of AMBC WA in the minds of government agencies, businesses and academia in Western Australia and Malaysia so we can work together towards enhancing our economy. This work has just begun, but with so many leading companies in Western Australia and Malaysia setting an inspiring example, and so many attendees deeply engaged, there is great hope for the future. 

Special thanks to:

Consulate General of Malaysia

Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)

Curtin University, Western Australia

Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, Western Australia 

Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Western Australia


You have our commitment to keep working together to build healthy and competitive business ties between Western Australia and Malaysia.

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