Matrade collaborates with Google and Bank Islam to promote Malaysian enterprises globally

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) is collaborating with Google Malaysia and Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd to promote Malaysian small and medium enterprise exporters globally.

It said the public-private synergy would also leverage shared assets to organise enrichment programmes in the longer term to raise the business community’s competitiveness.

“These include immersion sessions on digital tools, global networking and business matching initiative,” it said in a statement today.

It said the collaboration is a part of the eNational Export Day (eNED@2021) with the theme “Reignite Your Exports”.

Google Malaysia managing director Marc Woo said the company believed technology played a significant role in helping companies adapting their approach to meet the evolving business environment.

“We are looking forward to undertaking even more initiatives under this new collaboration with Matrade aimed at helping more Malaysian businesses internationalise and it is our shared hope that this will produce more export-ready businesses to capitalise on the increasing global trade opportunities,” he said.

Meanwhile, Bank Islam chief executive officer Mohd Muazzam Mohamed said the bank is honoured to facilitate the growth of businesses through its comprehensive suite of Shariah-compliant product offerings, allowing enterprises to venture and fortify their market presence globally.

“In turn, we will able to contribute to the country’s economic recovery post-Covid-19 pandemic,” he added. – Bernama