Greater New York Chamber of Commerce 212-CHAMBER

Spotlight Event - May 22, 2024

World Trade Week Cocktail Networking Reception, Wednesday 5:30pm


Fostering Stronger Malaysia - US Ties

The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) hosted a reception with the Greater NY Chamber attracting high-quality investment in E&E, Machinery & Equipment, Chemical & Advance Materials & Medical Technology industries. This event also highlighted the end-to-end services offered by MIDA as the single point of contact for potential investors from the USA to Malaysia.

Nelson Samuel, Director of MIDA New York, highlighted Malaysia’s competitive edge, being a gateway to ASEAN with access to more than 650 million consumers in the region through 15 Free trade agreements & the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). Malaysia also boasts a strong industrial support ecosystem, with a talented bilingual workforce and attractive tax incentive schemes. ''

(L-R) Izham Iskandar, Deputy Director, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) NY; Hamdi Abdullah, General Manager, MAYBANK NY; Diana Talit, Trade Commissioner, MATRADE NY; Mark Jaffe, President Greater NY Chamber; Nelson Samuel, Director, MIDA NY; Iylia Omar, Charge de Affairs, Consulate General of Malaysia, NY; Montana Peltzer, Investment Officer, MIDA NY