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					                                                                                                                                                                          No. ISSN: 2180-0448
                                                                                                                                                24 AUGUST 2010
                                                                                                                                                      Volume                           107
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
ECONOMIC TRENDS                                                                       ECONOMIC DEVELOPMEnTS
Malaysia’s GDP in Q2 2010 ................................................1
                                                                                      Malaysia to Become a Global Photovoltaic Industry Player........5
Malaysia - GDP and Quarterly Growth Rates ......................1
                                                                                      Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle.............................6
Malaysia - Quarterly Growth Rates by Sector ....................2
Quarterly GDP Growth Rates for Selected Countries..........2                          Bengkel Usahawan 1Malaysia......................................................7
Weekly Number of PCOs and Export Value under                                          APEC: Charting New Growth Strategy.........................................8
  AANZFTA, AIFTA, GSP & CEPT Scheme .......................3                          Letters to the Editor ..........................................................8
Weekly Number of PCOs and Export Value under                                          Business Opportunities ................................................................ 9
  MJEPA & MPCEPA ..........................................................3          Import Enquiries from International
Weekly Number of PCOs and Export Value under ACFTA,                                    Companies.......................................................................................... 10
 AKFTA & AJCEP ..............................................................4        Upcoming Events.............................................................................11
Weekly Commodity Prices ..................................................4
Weekly Price Trend of Commodities ...................................5
Highest & Lowest Commodity Prices 2009/2010 ................5




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                                                   MALAYSIA’S GDP IN Q2 2010
                                                                                                                            % Change                             % Change
Malaysia’s economy recorded a growth of 8.9%                                      Sector
                                                                                                                        (Q2 2010/Q1 2010)                    (Q2 2010/Q2 2009)
                                                                                                                                                                                                01
in Q2 2010 compared with a contraction of 3.9%                                    Manufacturing                                       5.0                               15.9
in Q2 2009. All major economic sectors showed                                     Services                                            3.1                                 7.3
an increase, particularly in the manufacturing and                                Construction                                        7.1                                 4.1
services sectors which grew 15.9% and 7.3%                                        Agricultural                                        5.3                                 2.4
year-on-year respectively.
                                                                                  Mining & Quarying                                 -4.9                                  1.9
                                                                                 Source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

CHART 1: MALAYSIA - GDP AND QUARTERLY GROWTH RATES, 2008 TO Q2 2010




Source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

The growth momentum in the first half of 2010 rebounded to 9.5% as compared to -5.1% the same
period last year.
CHART 2: MALAYSIA - QUARTERLY GROWTH RATES BY SECTOR, 2008 TO Q2 2010




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Source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Manufacturing sector continued its growth momentum for the second consecutive quarter by
registering double digit growth.
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CHART 3: QUARTERLY GDP GROWTH RATES FOR SELECTED COUNTRIES,
         2008 TO Q2 2010




Source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia
CHART 4: MALAYSIA - WEEKLY NUMBER OF PCOs AND EXPORT VALUE
         UNDER AANZFTA, AIFTA, GSP & CEPT SCHEME,
         JUNE TO AUGUST 2010




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Source: MITI
Note : The preference giving countries under the GSP scheme are members of the European Union, Norway, Switzerland, Belarus, the Russian
        Federation and Turkey.
        PCO = Preferential Certificate of Origin
       • AANZFTA:Agreement
                     ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade      • AIFTA: ASEAN-India Free Trade Agreement
       • GSP: Generalised System of Preference                   • CEPT: Common Effective Preferential Tariff (among ASEAN)

CHART 5: MALAYSIA - WEEKLY NUMBER OF PCOs AND EXPORT VALUE
         UNDER MJEPA & MPCEPA, JUNE TO AUGUST 2010




Source: MITI


Note :   • MJEPA:   Malaysia-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement      • MPCEPA: Malaysia-Pakistan Closer Economic Partnership Agreement
CHART 6: MALAYSIA - WEEKLY NUMBER OF PCOs AND EXPORT VALUE
         UNDER ACFTA, AKFTA & AJCEP, JUNE TO AUGUST 2010




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Source: MITI
                                                                          •    ACFTA: ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement
Note :   • AKFTA: ASEAN-Korea Free Trade Agreement
         • AJCEP: ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership
TABLE 1:             WEEKLY COMMODITY PRICES
                               As at                                    As at
                                                % Change from                               2009*              2008*             2007*
                           20 August 2010                             13 August
                                                13 August 2010                              (US$)              (US$)             (US$)
                               (US$)                                  2010 (US$)

 Crude Petroleum
                                74.43                1.73%               75.74          35.00-81.04        30.28-145.31       50.51-99.16
 (per bbl)

 Raw Sugar
                                555.34               1.78%              545.64             412.26             305.00            256.00
 (per MT)

 Iron Ore (Pellet)
                                149.00               12.88%             132.00             108.52             196.70            122.00
 (per MT)

 Scrap Iron HMS1&2              365.00               3.95%              380.00
                                (High)                                  (High)
 (80:20 mix)                                                                               261.69             500.00            358.00
                                364.00               3.96%              379.00
 (per MT)                       (Low)                                   (Low)
 Crude Palm Oil
                                911.00               0.50%              906.50             683.00             949.00            780.00
 (per MT)

Sources: MITI, Malaysia Palm Oil Board, Malaysian Iron and Steel Industry Federation (MISIF), Bloomberg and Czarnikow Group
Note: * Average price in the year except otherwise indicated.

August 2010 domestic price range for:
i. Billets     : RM1,800 - RM1,950 per MT
ii. Steel bars : RM2,000 - RM2,150 per MT
CHART 7: WEEKLY PRICE TREND OF COMMODITIES, JUNE TO AUGUST 2010




Sources: MITI, Malaysia Palm Oil Board and Bloomberg




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TABLE 2:            HIGHEST & LOWEST COMMODITY PRICES 2009/2010
                                            2009                                         2010
                              Highest                   Lowest          Highest           Lowest           Current

  Crude Petroleum             81.04                    35.00               85.51            68.01           74.43
  (US$ per bbl)           (21 October)             (18 February)         (16 April)       (21 May)       (20 August)
                                                                                                                          05
  Crude Palm Oil             820.00                       525.00           911.00          767.00           911.00
  (US$ per MT)              (18 May)                   (6 February)     (20 August)     (5 February)     (20 August)

Compiled by: MITI




                                        ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS
                MALAYSIA TO BECOME A GLOBAL PHOTOVOLTAIC
                                  INDUSTRY PLAYER
               __________________________________________________________
Photovoltaics (PV) have been used for over                            will contribute up to 4% of the national GDP
half a century in a range of applications and                         by 2020.
are recognised globally as they offer solutions
to meet increasing energy demand. Malaysia                            The global PV market will continue to grow
has the potential to become one of the leaders                        exponentially and China and South Asia
in solar PV manufacturing. With investments                           are expected to become key markets, with
from top ranking global companies like                                business potential exceeding RM215 billion by
Q-Cells, First Solar and SunPower, Malaysia                           2015. Therefore, it is imperative for Malaysia
is poised to become a global hub for solar                            to position itself as a global PV player. This is
PV manufacturing by 2011. This will stimulate                         also the best time for Malaysia to undergo a
the local economy through direct and indirect                         transformation from a purely manufacturing-
investments involving MNCs, SMEs and other                            based industry to a knowledge-based and
related stakeholders. It is estimated that the                        high technology manufacturing economy.
cumulative revenues from the PV industry
            UPDATES ON THE INDONESIA–MALAYSIA–THAILAND
                              GROWTH TRIANGLE
            __________________________________________________________
The    Indonesia–Malaysia–Thailand Growth           through creation of trade and investment
Triangle (IMT-GT) was formed in July                opportunities and facilitating implementation
1993, with the objective of accelerating            of related projects/activities. WGTI has
and facilitating economic development in            completed 10 projects, including:
participating    regions/countries   through
                                                    •   IMT-GT Plazas at Trang and Hadyai in
greater integration of trade and commerce in
                                                        Thailand and Batam, Bukit Tinggi, Dumai
the sub-regions. The membership of IMT-GT
                                                        and Sabang Island in Indonesia;
consists of:
                                                    •   Border Township Developments at Bukit
1. Eight states of Peninsular Malaysia
                                                        Tal-Bukit Bunga in Indonesia;
   (Kedah, Kelantan, Melaka, Negeri
   Sembilan, Pulau Pinang, Perak, Perlis            •   a ‘one-stop investment centre’ to be set
   and Selangor);                                       up in each of the member countries to
                                                        facilitate licensing and processing of other
2. 14 provinces in Southern Thailand (Krabi,
                                                        permits; and
   Nakhon Si Thammarat, Narathiwat,
   Pattani, Phattalung, Satun, Songkhla,            •   an IMT-GT website, which serves as the
   Trang, Yala, Chumphon, Ranong, Surat                 IMT-GT Portal, with hyperlinks to websites




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   Thani, Phang Nga, Phuket); and                       of IMT-GT countries, states and provinces.
3. 10 provinces in the island of Sumatera
   in Indonesia (Aceh, Bangka-Belitung,             Other on-going projects undertaken by the
   Bengkulu, Jambi, Lampung, Sumatera               WGTI include the establishment of:
   Barat, Sumatera Utara, Sumatera Selatan,         •   Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine
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   Riau dan Kepulauan Riau).                            (CIQ) Taskforce comprising officials from
                             Table 1: Working Group under IMT-GT
              Working Group                Malaysian Lead Agency /       Chair of the Working
                                                      Ministry                  Group
    Trade and Investment                   Ministry of International     Malaysia
                                           Trade and Industry
    Infrastructure and Transportation      Ministry of Transport         Malaysia
    Agriculture, Agro-based Industry &     Ministry of Agriculture &     Indonesia
    Environment                            Agro-based Industry
    Human Resource Development             Ministry of Human Resource    Indonesia
    Tourism                                Ministry of Tourism           Thailand
    Halal Products and Services            Ministry of Agriculture &     Thailand
                                           Agro-based Industry

Six working groups have been established                the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine
under IMT-GT to undertake programmes/                   Department from all three countries to
projects envisioned under the Roadmap for               address issues relating to CIQ at main
Development, 2007-2011.                                 entry points in order to facilitate trade;

MITI is the Malaysian Lead Agency for the           •   IMT-GT Plazas in Port Dickson, Malaysia;
Working Group on Trade and Investment               •   Border Township Development namely
(WGTI) whose objective is to promote                    Kota Putra Township, Kota Perdana
greater economic cooperation and enhance                Township, Pengkalan Kubor–Takbai,
competitiveness of industries within the region         Rantau Panjang-Sungai Golok in Malaysia
    as well as Pengkalan Hulu–Betong in                  investment and tourism.
    Indonesia to enhance business opportunities      Besides concentrating on eight high priority
    and economic development; and                    and 11 intermediate priority projects under
                                                     the Roadmap for 2007-2011, as the way
•   IMT-GT Trade, Investment and Tourism             forward, the WGTI shall also give emphasis
    Database (ITITD – expected to be                 on hosting trade fairs and investment
    completed end 2010) for the compilation          missions as it would bring immediate benefits
    of common data/indicators of trade,              to stakeholders.

                    BENGKEL USAHAWAN WANITA 1MALAYSIA
                    ________________________________________________
Dalam      usaha menggalakkan lebih ramai            Kerajaan perlu sentiasa mengambil berat
usahawan        wanita     menceburi       bidang    tentang isu dan kepentingan sumbangan
perniagaan dan mengenali insentif yang               wanita, serta memberi pengiktirafan terhadap
disediakan oleh Kerajaan kepada usahawan,            mereka       sebagai rakan pembangunan
SME Corp. Malaysia dengan kerjasama                  negara. Dalam ucapan aluan beliau, Pn.
Jabatan Pembangunan Wanita, Kementerian              Shamsimar mengharapkan agar Bengkel
Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan                     ini dapat menjadi satu landasan pencetus
Masyarakat telah menganjurkan Bengkel                semangat kepada usahawan wanita untuk
Usahawan Wanita 1Malaysia. Tema bengkel              lebih berpengetahuan, berdikari, berdedikasi,
                                                     cekap dan juga beriltizam untuk memajukan




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tersebut ialah ‘Menerokai Transformasi
Perniagaan’ dan program telah diadakan pada          perniagaan mereka.
9 Ogos 2010 di Ayer Keroh, Melaka. Majlis
Perasmian Bengkel ini telah disempurnakan            Kerajaan melalui beberapa agensinya seperti
oleh Pn. Shamsimar Yusof, Ahli Perbadanan            SME Corp. Malaysia telah menyediakan
SME Corp. Malaysia merangkap Pengerusi               pelbagai sokongan serta kemudahan khusus        07
Panel Usahawan Wanita SME Corp.                      bagi golongan usahawan dan peniaga,
Malaysia. Majlis ini juga turut dihadiri oleh Y.B.   termasuk usahawan wanita. Kerajaan juga
Ir. Hj. Ismail Hj. Othman, Timbalan Pengerusi        telah memperkenalkan Model Baru Ekonomi
Jawatankuasa Negeri bagi Perindustrian,              yang akan membuka lebih banyak ruang
Perdagangan, Pembangunan Usahawan dan                kepada kaum wanita untuk merebut peluang
Koperasi, Negeri Melaka.                             dalam bidang perniagaan dan keusahawanan
                                                     yang lebih menguntungkan. Rancangan
Tujuan bengkel ini adalah untuk memberi              Malaysia Ke-10 turut menggariskan teras
peluang     kepada     usahawan       wanita         untuk membina masyarakat yang lebih
mendapatkan ilmu pengetahuan mengenai                progresif dan inklusif, di mana usaha untuk
strategi pembangunan perniagaan, serta               memperkasakan kaum wanita merupakan
bagi usahawan baru mempelajari strategi              salah satu agenda yang penting.
dan langkah-langkah untuk memulakan
perniagaan. Program ini juga menyediakan             Penganjuran bengkel seperti ini akan
platform kepada para peserta untuk berkongsi         dapat membantu usahawan wanita untuk
pengalaman dengan usahawan wanita yang               meningkatkan pengetahuan, serta menjadi
telah berjaya dalam bidang perniagaan.               lebih maju serta berdaya saing di masa
                                                     hadapan, terutama sekali dalam persekitaran
Melalui     peningkatan    akses    kepada           ekonomi yang kian mencabar.
pendidikan,      peluang pekerjaan      dan
perubahan sosio-budaya di kalangan                   Untuk maklumat lanjut, sila hubungi:
masyarakat, wanita masa kini telah bergerak          Cik Murniati Mokhtar
progresif dan berpeluang untuk menyumbang            tel: 03-6207 6142
secara aktif kepada pembangunan negara.              (murniati@smecorp.gov.my)
                   APEC: CHARTING NEW GROWTH STRATEGY
                   ________________________________________________
In 2009, following the global economic crisis,       the efforts to be undertaken by APEC that
APEC Economic Leaders pledged to put in              will complement and support Malaysia’s New
place a comprehensive long-term growth               Economic Model include:
strategy that supports more balanced growth
                                                     •   developing an adaptable workforce
within and across economies, growth that
                                                         and upgrading worker skills through re-
achieves greater inclusiveness in societies,
                                                         training;
sustains the environment, and which seeks
to raise growth potential through innovation         •   providing quality education for Sustainable
and knowledge. APEC has identified five key              Development programme;
attributes of the new Growth Strategy, namely
balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative         •   expanding SMEs’ access           to   global
and secure growth to take the regional                   markets and to finance;
community forward.
                                                     •   establishing appropriate social safety net
                                                         programmes;
The new Growth Strategy is envisaged to
alleviate structural issues that have prevented      •   enhancing interaction and networking
people from contributing to and benefitting              among scientific/technologies experts in
from economic growth. APEC will develop                  the region; and




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a multi-year action plan and leverage on its
competencies to identify appropriate capacity        •   promoting public and private financing for
building programmes to assist economies                  green industries.
through exchange of ideas, knowledge and
experience.                                          This common recognition among APEC
                                                     economies       for   balanced,      inclusive,    08
APEC’s work on the Growth Strategy will              sustainable, innovative and secure growth
complement and supplement Malaysia’s                 provides an opportunity for Malaysia to
efforts in realising the objectives of the New       implement its national development initiatives
Economic Model that aims to achieve growth           by tapping on regional cooperation such as
that is inclusive and sustainable by further         APEC which has the capacity to share best
improving the welfare of its people, increase        practices, provide technical assistance and
the resilience of its economy and subsequently       to work in partnership with the private sector.
contributing to global realignment. Among



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                      BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

TENDER BIDS

TITLE OF TENDER   TENDER NOTIFICATION

07/2010(71)    : EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR CONSULTANCY & MANAGEMENT SERVICES IN QATAR
Country        : Qatar
Closing Date   : Tenders are expected to be issued during September 2010
Summary        : The Public Works Authority in the State of Qatar invites global leaders in consultancy services
                  to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for one or more of the following projects:
                  1. Program Management of Local Roads and Drainage Projects
                  2. General Engineering Consultancy for Local Roads and Drainage Projects
                  3. Program Management of Building Projects
                  4. Provision of Network Management Services
                  5. ITS Consultancy and Supervision Services
                  6. Road Safety Consultancy and Supervision Services
                  Details of submission & forms for these contracts can be obtained at the following website:
                  www.ashghal.gov.qa.
                  Tenders of the above listed Tenders are expected to be issued during September 2010 with a




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                  tendering period of approximately 45 days. This invitation is open until the date specified in the
                  EOI Application. The EOI Applicants shall visit the Public Works Authority website frequently
                  during submission period for further updates (if any). Two hard copies and one softcopy in PDF
                  format of the EOI should be submitted to:
                  Public Works Authority
                  Fax No. : +974 4950666
                  Email     : newcontracts@ashghal.gov.qa                                                              09
                  Address : P.O. Box 22188
                               Doha, State of Qatar
                               Manager of Roads & Drainage Networks Design Department
                  Title      : Contract No. and Subject as listed above


06/2010(62)    : TENDER FOR QATAR LOGISTICS CITY PROJECT
Country        : Saudi Arabia
Summary        : Qatar Navigation Q.S.C. is expected to call for bids for the construction of phase one of Qatar’s
                  planned US$275 million Logistics City in August 2010.
                  The 500,000 sq m (5.38 million sq ft) project, part of plans to create a hub for warehousing and
                  logistics businesses in Doha-Qatari, will be operated by Qatar Navigation.
                  Contact details:
                  Qatar Navigation Q.S.C
                  P.O. Box 153
                  Doha - Qatar
                  Email: info@qatarnavigation.com
                  Web: www.qatarnav.com
                IMPORT ENQUIRIES FROM INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES


            AGRICULTURE PRODUCE                   BUILDING CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS &
                                                              HARDWARE
ANN MATERIAL INTERNATIONAL
34 Flower Lane,                               VINACONEX TRADING JSC
568164 Singapore                              5th Floor Vimeco Building
Tel            : 65 6451 4755                 E9 Phampung Street,
Fax            : 65 6451 4755                 Caugiay District, Hanoi,
Mobile         : 65 9237 6455                 Vietnam
E-mail         : ann_intl@hotmail.com         Tel             : 844 378 48660
Contact        : Mr. Henry Vincent            E-mail          : tranvanhuy@vinaconex.com.vn
Product(s)     : Frozen Chicken               Website         : www.vinaconex.com.vn
                                              Contact         : Mr. Van Huy Tran
INFLO HEALTH SCIENCES PTE LTD                                   Director
1 Rochor Road # 02-562,                       Product(s)      : Rotary Drilling Rigs, Construction
180001, Singapore                                               Hoist and Tower Crane
Tel           : 65 9636 7165
E-mail        : ohmpl@singnet.com.sg                GIFTS, SOUVENIRS AND JEWELLERY
Website       : www.inflohealth.com
Contact       : Mr. Zhang Jia Lin             ANN MATERIAL INTERNATIONAL
Produc(s)     : Bird Nest                     34 Flower Lane,
                                              568164 Singapore
MELLOWLAC (HK) LTD




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                                              Tel            : 65 6451 4755
Room 11, 7/F, Block B1,                       Fax            : 65 6451 4755
Hang Wai Industrial Centre No. 6,             Mobile         : 65 9237 6455
Kin Tai, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong                  E-mail         : ann_intl@hotmail.com
Tel            : 85 2463 6110                 Contact        : Mr. Henry Vincent
Fax            : 85 2463 9009                 Product(s)     : Quartz
E-mail         : john@mayfair-pro.com
Website        : www.mayfair-pro.com          CR ARCHITEXTURE                                        10
Contact        : Mr. Kwok Ka Ming John        44 Charles Street West No. 2504 Toronto,
                 Manager                      M4Y 1R7 Ontario, Canada
Product(s)     : Frozen Seafood               Tel            : 1416 924 9696
                                              E-mail         : cindy@crarchtexture.com
                                              Website        : www.crarchitexture.com
                   BEVERAGES                  Contact        : Ms. Cindy Rendely
                                                               Owner
OMNI DISTRIBUTION                             Product(s)     : Resin Materials for Jewellery
3817, Boul H-Bourassa Ouest Saint-Laurent
H4L 1A1 Quebec, Canada
Tel           : 1514 510 5994                           MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
Fax           : 1514 510 5994
E-mail        : john@mayfair-pro.com          VINACONEX TRADING JSC
Website       : www.mayfair-pro.com           5th Floor Vimeco Building
Contact       : Mr. Kwok Ka Ming John         E9 Phampung Street,
                Manager                       Caugiay District, Hanoi,
Product(s)    : Tropical Fruit Juices         Vietnam
                                              Tel             : 844 378 48660
TAI LEE COFEE AND TEA COMPANY LTD             E-mail          : tranvanhuy@vinaconex.com.vn
No. 7, 13/F, Wing Hang Industrial Building,   Website         : www.vinaconex.com.vn
No. 13-29 Kwai Hei Street, Kwia Chung,        Contact         : Mr. Van Huy Tran
Hong Kong                                     Director
Tel             : 00 852 24197799             Product(s)      : Trailer Mounted Concrete Pumps
Fax             : 00 852 24197388                               and Pile Driving Machine
E-mail          : taileefax@yahoo.com
Contact         : Mr. Daniel Yim                            PALM OIL PRODUCTS
Product(s)      : Tea
                                              MELLOWLAC (HK) LTD
                                              Room 11, 7/F, Block B1,
                                              Hang Wai Industrial Centre
                                              No. 6, Kin Tai, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Tel            : 85 2463 6110                                 Contact            : Mr. Muhammad Nawaz
Fax            : 85 2463 9009                                                      Account Manager
E-mail         : john@mayfair-pro.com                         Product(s)         : Halal Foods
Website        : www.mayfair-pro.com
Contact        : Mr. Kwok Ka Ming John                                            WOOD PRODUCTS
                 Manager
Product(s)     : Palm Oil                                     ACOBIA PRODUCTION LIMITED
                                                              Room 23, 3/F, Yale Industrial Centre,
     PHARMACEUTICALS, TOILETRIES AND                          61-63 Au Pui Wan Street, Fotan,
              COSMETICS                                       New Territories,
                                                              Hong Kong
ANN MATERIAL INTERNATIONAL                                    Tel              : 852 255 63176
34 Flower Lane,                                               E-mail           : acobia@netvigator.com
568164 Singapore                                              Contact          : Mr. Chik Lok Lai
Tel            : 65 6451 4755                                                    Project Co-Ordinator
Fax            : 65 6451 4755                                 Product(s)       : Wooden Products
Mobile         : 65 9237 6455
E-mail         : ann_intl@hotmail.com                         ANN MATERIAL INTERNATIONAL
Contact        : Mr. Henry Vincent                            34 Flower Lane,
Product(s)     : Herbal Medicine                              568164 Singapore
                                                              Tel            : 65 6451 4755
                PREPARED FOOD                                 Fax            : 65 6451 4755
                                                              Mobile         : 65 9237 6455
GLOBAL FOOD LINKS                                             E-mail         : ann_intl@hotmail.com
44 Milner Avenue Scarborough                                  Contact        : Mr. Henry Vincent
M1S 3P8 Ontario, Canada                                       Product(s)     : Timber




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                                  UPCOMING EVENTS                                                                        11




                                EVENTS CONDUCTED IN ENGLISH

MATRADE
             Programmes                        Objectives                   Target Group               Contact

 MATRADE Briefing and               i. Disseminate information about        Malaysian          Azimatul Masriyah
 Consultation Session                    MATRADE’s function, services,      companies          azimatul@matrade.gov.my
 (i) Miri, Sarawak                       facilities,    programmes    and   (both SME &
     (23 - 24 Nov 2010)                  activities                         non-SMEs) that     Noor Asyikin Mustapha
                                    ii. Obtain       feedback    on   how   are currently      asyikin@matrade.gov.my
                                         MATRADE can further facilitate     exporting
                                         companies in their export          or seeking
                                         business                           opportunities in
                                    iii. Disseminate          information   export market
                                         on benefits of Free Trade
                                         Agreements
                                    iv. Clarify export-related issues
TRADE FAIRS
         Event Name                           Event Description                     Target Group            Contact

BIG 5 2010                          The largest trade show for the Construction   Malaysian           Mohamad Adris Hj.
Dubai International Convention      industry in the Arabian Gulf. A unique        companies           Abu Bakar
and Exhibition                      event, combining five major exhibitions                           adris@matrade.gov.my
Dubai, UAE                          under one roof. Featuring around 2,000
                                    companies from 50 countries. One of the
Date           : 22 - 25 Nov 2010   most commercially successful trade fairs
Closing Date   : 3 Sep 2010         in Dubai, The Big 5 features National
                                    Pavilions from all major exporting
                                    countries in East and West, alongside the
                                    important local developers, contractors,
                                    importers and distributors. Exhibitors
                                    include Building & Construction, Water
                                    Technology & Environment, Air -
                                    conditioning & Refrigeration, Cleaning &
                                    Maintenance, Glass & Metal, Bathroom &
                                    Ceramics, Marble & Machinery


V.I. TRADE EXPO 2010                V.I.Trade EXPO 2009 is an ideal platform      Malaysian           Mohd Suhaimi Abd
Saigon Exhibition & Convention      for Malaysian exhibitors to showcase          companies           Aziz
Center (SECC)                       Malaysia’s capabilities. Trade visitors                           msuhaimi@matrade.
Ho Chi Minh City                    will have an avenue to learn about                                gov.my
Viet Nam                            Vietnamese potentials particularly in their
Date            : 1 - 4 Dec 2010    traditional products as well as the latest




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Closing Date    : 1 Sep 2010        innovations of the world.



SPECIALISED MARKETING MISSION
                         Mission                                   Target Group                      Contact
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SPECIALISED MARKETING MISSION ON HALAL FOOD,                    Malaysian companies     Mohd Suhaimi Abd Aziz
PACKAGING AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO SICHUAN &                                             msuhaimi@matrade.gov.my
NINGXIA, CHINA
CITIES: CHENGDU, YINCHUAN
Date            : 27 - 30 Sep 2010
Closing Date   : 30 Aug 2010



SPECIALISED MARKETING MISSION ON FOOD, E&E,                     Malaysian companies     Rozy Izyani Md Ruslan
CHEMICAL AND AUTO ACCESSORIES & PARTS TO                                                rozy@matrade.gov.my
KAMPALA, UGANDA
CITY: KAMPALA
Date           : 11 - 15 Oct 2010
Closing Date  : 15 Sep 2010


SPECIALISED MARKETING MISSION ON ICT TO DUBAI,                  Malaysian companies     Nur Nadia Naim
ABU DHABI AND MUSCAT (OMAN) IN CONJUNCTION                                              nadia@matrade.gov.my
WITH GITEX 2010
CITIES: DUBAI, ABU DHABI, MUSCAT
Date            : 15 - 22 Oct 2010
Closing Date    : 2 Sep 2010


SPECIALISED MARKETING MISSION ON CONSTRUCTION                   Malaysian companies     Zamzuri Mohamed
AND BUILDING MATERIALS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE                                          zamzuri@matrade.gov.my
22ND SAUDI BUILD 2010
CITIES: RIYADH, JEDDAH
Date            : 16 - 20 Oct 2010
Closing Date    : 17 Sep 2010
                            Mission                                     Target Group                       Contact

 SPECIALISED MARKETING MISSION ON OIL AND GAS                       Malaysian companies      Mohamad Adris Hj Abu Bakar
 RELATED PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO ABU DHABI                                                  adris@matrade.gov.my
 IN CONJUNCTION WITH ADIPEC 2010, AND TO KUWAIT
 CITY
 CITIES: ABU DHABI, KUWAIT CITY
 Date           : 1 - 4 Nov 2010
 Closing Date   : 15 Sep 2010



*PROMOTION BOOTH
            Event Name                           Event Description                     Target Group               Contact

 PROJECT IRAQ 2010                      This international trade fair enables        Malaysian companies   Mohamad Adris Hj Abu
 Venue: Erbil International Fair        the construction industry to present                               Bakar
 Ground Erbil, Iraq                     their products, machines, services                                 adris@matrade.gov.my
                                        and technologies meeting the Iraq’s
 Date              : 27 - 30 Sep 2010   tremendous reconstruction needs
 Closing Date      : 3 Sep 2010         concerning the restoration of power
                                        facilities, electrical grids, oil and gas
                                        supplies, telecom systems and the
                                        rebuilding of houses, hospitals, schools,
                                        roads, airports, seaports etc. Within the
                                        next four years, Iraq’s new government




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                                        will be spending approximately more
                                        than $ 150 billion on reconstruction of
                                        the infrastructure. Being hosted at Erbil
                                        international fair ground, project Iraq is
                                        globally acclaimed event for building
                                        construction industry.
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 THE 22ND SAUDI BUILD 2010              Saudi     Build    is    the     leading     Malaysian companies   Zamzuri Mohamed
 Venue: Riyadh International            international trade exhibition catering                            zamzuri@matrade.gov.my
 Exhibition Centre,Riyadh               to the construction sector. This year’s
 Saudi Arabia                           exhibition will be the 22nd in the
                                        series, guaranteed to bring the best
 Date              : 18 - 21 Oct 2010   of the world’s construction technology
 Closing Date      : 24 Sep 2010        and products to the heart of the
                                        region’s market, where it is in greatest
                                        demand.

 ADIPEC 2010                            ADIPEC is one of the most acclaimed          Malaysian companies   Mohamad Adris Hj Abu
 Venue: Abu Dhabi National              oil and gas events in the world. The                               Bakar
 Exhibition Centre                      large presence of NOCS (national oil                               adris@matrade.gov.my
 Abu Dhabi                              companies), IOCS (international oil
 United Arab Emirates                   companies), major EPC contractors,
                                        consortium      leaders,      service
 Date                : 1 - 4 Nov 2010   companies, technology providers,
 Closing Date       : 24 Sep 2010       international manufacturers along
                                        with engineering contractors, trading
                                        companies and consultants from
                                        across six continents on the floor
                                        make ADIPEC an all-in-one solution
                                        for those doing business in the
                                        industry.

* Interested Malaysian companies are required to submit details of company as well as products’ promotional materials (eg: brochures/
catalogues) to MATRADE
MPC
            Programmes                        Objectives                    Target Group           Contact

TRAINING                          Apply the various training methods        Top            Latchumy Prabha
Train the Trainers                that are appropriate for adult training   Management     (prabha@mpc.gov.my)
5-7 October 2010                                                            Executive
Petaling Jaya                     Know how to write learning objectives     Supervisor
                                  and prepare a lesson plan for their
                                  training session

                                  Use training skills to become effective
                                  trainers


TRAINING                          Discuss the needs and importance of       Top            Mohd Wafi Arip
Strategic Innovative Leadership   innovation                                management     (wafi@mpc.gov.my)
11-12 October 2010                                                          Manager
Petaling Jaya                     Explain the concepts of effective         Executive
                                  leadership                                Leader

                                  Explain the key elements of an
                                  innovative leadership

                                  Discuss the qualities of an innovative
                                  leadership




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TRAINING                          Pre-determined        product-market      Top            Mariatul Af-Ida
Strategic Branding                scenario                                  management     (mariatul@mpc.gov.my)
12-13 October 2010                                                          Executive
Petaling Jaya                     Understand brand building process         Supervisor
                                  – from brand construction to brand        Operator
                                  communication using the assigned
                                  product/market scenario
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TRAINING                          Enhance understanding on the              Human          Hanisah Ramli
Talent Management for SME         importance of Talent Management           Resource       (hanisah@mpc.gov.my)
Development                                                                 Pesonnel
18-19 October 2010                Appreciate the important role of          Executive
Petaling Jaya                     Talent Management                         Supervisor
                                  Develop skills in recruitment and
                                  identification of talents

                                  Understand the role of planning,
                                  motivation,     mobilisation   and
                                  leadership in managing talents


TRAINING                          Enhance their thinking and skills in      Head of        Che Razali Che Ismail
Breaking from The Pack Through    creativity and innovation                 Department     (cherazali@mpc.gov.my)
Service Innovation                                                          Manager
18-19 October 2010                Apply systematic approach to initiate     Supervisor
Petaling Jaya                     innovative practices                      Innovation
                                                                            Group
                                  Measure       and     identify     the    Facilitator
                                  effectiveness of innovation practices
TRAINING                               Increase their understanding            Top               Abd. Majid Ibrahim
Understanding ISO 9001:2008            about the ISO 9001:2008 Quality         management        (abmajid@mpc.gov.my)
Requirements                           Management Systems                      Executive
27-28 October 2010                                                             Supervisor
Petaling Jaya                          Understand the requirements of the      Operator
                                       ISO 9001:2008

                                       Gain knowledge on the interpretation
                                       of ISO 9001:2008

                                       Provide themselves the guidance
                                       on the documentation and
                                       implementation of ISO 9001:2008
                                       QMS



TRAINING                               Understand the value creation           Top               Mariatul Af-Ida
Creating Value Through Productivity    concept and productivity analysis       management        (mariatul@mpc.gov.my)
Measurement                                                                    Executive
27-28 October 2010                     Able to analyse and interpret           Supervisor
Petaling Jaya                          productivity    through company
                                       financial statement


TRAINING                               Provide technique in      measuring     Top               Jerry Shahnizal
Measuring Productivity For Long-Term   company’s productivity                  management        (jerry@mpc.gov.my)
Competitiveness                                                                Executive
27-28 October 2010                     Measure and analyse its productivity    Supervisor




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Petaling Jaya                          performance     using   COMPASS
                                       software provided

                                       Identify factors contributing to poor
                                       productivity performance of the
                                       company

                                       Apply the tools and techniques to                                                 15
                                       improve company’s productivity


CONVENTION                             Upgrade knowledge and instil the        Senior and        Mohd Hisyam Hatimtai
Regional Quality Environment (5S)      values required to adopt 5S             Middle            (hisyam@mpc.gov.my)
Practices Convention                                                           Managers
20 October 2010                        management system                       Executives and
Pulau Pinang                           Share      experience   with      5S    Supervisors
                                       practitioners and enhance efficiency    5S Facilitators
                                       at workplace                            and 5S Team
                                                                               Members
                                       Discuss systematic techniques and
                                       approaches to sustain work culture


CONVENTION                             Senior and Middle Managers              Top               Rusdi Muda
Regional Quality Environment (5S)      Executives and Supervisors              management        (rusdi@mpc.gov.my)
Practices Convention                   5S Facilitators and 5S Team             Executive
20 October 2010                                                                Supervisor
                                       Members
Kota Kinabalu                                                                  Operator
                    PROGRAM DIKENDALIKAN DALAM BAHASA MELAYU

MPC
          Program                             Objektif                  Kumpulan Sasaran                Hubungi

LATIHAN                          Meningkatkan pengetahuan dan daya      Pengurus / Eksekutif    Asmawadi Mohamed
Pengenalan Kreatif dan Inovasi   kreativiti dalam menggunakan teknik    Penyelia                (asmawadi@mpc.gov.my)
4-5 Oktober 2010                 penyelesaian masalah                   Operator
Petaling Jaya
                                 Mempercepatkan       pembelajaran
                                 peserta kearah budaya kreativiti dan
                                 inovasi

                                 Memahami     hubungkait       antara
                                 kreativiti dan    inovasi      untuk
                                 kecemerlangan organisasi


LATIHAN                          Mengetahui kepentingan Laman Web       Usahawan-Usahawan       Noor Salfarina Jamaludin
Peningkatan Daya Saing Melalui                                          Pengurus Multimedia     (salfarina@mpc.gov.my)
Pembangunan Laman Web            Merekabentuk program pemasaran         & IT
Syarikat                         SMS sendiri                            Penyelia       yang
5-6 Oktober 2010                                                        menguruskan Laman
Petaling Jaya                    Menguruskan sendiri pemasaran          Web syarikat
                                 secara global di portal perniagaan




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LATIHAN                          Memahami kepentingan dan konsep        Pengurusan atasan       Mazuan Salih
Amalan Persekitaran Berkualiti   Amalan Persekitaran Berkualiti (5S)    Pengurus / Eksekutif    (mazuan@mpc.gov.my)
(5S) Yang Efektif                                                       Penyelia
12-13 Oktober 2010               Memahami kaedah melaksanakan           Operator
Johor Bahru                      Amalan Persekitaran Berkualiti (5S)                                                       16
                                 secara berkesan dan hubungkait
                                 dengan Petunjuk Prestasi Utama
                                 (KPI)

                                 Memahami        tentang  persediaan
                                 untuk persijilan Amalan Persekitaran
                                 Berkualiti (5S)


LATIHAN                          Memahami        kepentingan    audit   Penyelaras ICC          Asmawadi Mohamed
Audit Dalaman Persijilan ICC     dalaman persijilan ICC                 Pemudahcara ICC         (asmawadi@mpc.gov.my)
(Organisasi)                                                            Juruaudit dalaman ICC
13 Oktober 2010                  Memahami kriteria bagi kelayakan
Petaling Jaya                    persijilan ICC

                                 Membantu memahirkan diri untuk
                                 menjadi seorang juruaudit dalaman


LATIHAN                          Memahami cara-cara memotivasikan       Pengurusan atasan       Faridah Taju Rahim
Kecemerlangan Penyeliaan         warga pekerja                          Pengurus / Eksekutif    (faridah_tr@mpc.gov.my)
19-20 Oktober 2010                                                      Penyelia
Kuantan                          Memahami kepentingan aspek-aspek       Operator
                                 kepimpinan, perhubungan sesama
                                 manusia dan penyelesaian
                                 Masalah

                                 Mempraktikkan pendekatan yang
                                 sesuai dalam proses penyeliaan
                                 untuk mencapai matlamat organisasi
           Program                               Objektif                  Kumpulan Sasaran               Hubungi

LATIHAN                             Memahami         peringkat-peringkat   Pengurus / Eksekutif    Rosmiza Rosly
Perkhidmatan Layanan Telefon        pengendalian urusan telefon            Penyelia                (iza@mpc.gov.my)
20-21 Oktober 2010                                                         Operator
Petaling Jaya                       Berkomunikasi melalui telefon dengan   Pegawai       Khidmat
                                    cekap dan berkesan                     Pelanggan (PKP)

                                    Membantu     mencapai     kepuasan
                                    pelanggan



SME CORP. MALAYSIA
           Program                               Objektif                  Kumpulan Sasaran               Hubungi

“Bengkel Usahawan Wanita            Memberi pendedahan mengenai            Usahawan wanita di      Murniati Mokhtar
1 Malaysia”                         pengetahuan berkaitan perniagaan       Malaysia                03-6207 6142
Meneroka Transformasi               dan amalan perniagaan terbaik,                                 murniati@smecorp.gov.my
Perniagaan                          di    samping      mengembangkan
                                    rangkaian perniagaan dan berkongsi                             Norhayati Abu Bakar
i. Siri 2/2010 : 2 November 2010    pengalaman bersama usahawan                                    03-6207 6136
    Ipoh, Perak                     wanita berjaya yang lain                                       norhayati@smecorp.gov.my
ii. Siri 3/2010 : 3 Disember 2010
     Kuching, Sarawak




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