KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Exterior Commerce Growth Company (Matrade), in collaboration with Malaysia Airports Holding Bhd (MAHB), is constructing bridges between Malaysian and Turkish corporations by launching an e-Gallery at Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport, Turkey.
In a press release right now, MATRADE shared the e-Gallery Board is an offline-to-online platform that comprises the introduction and connection of Malaysian corporations from the halal trade, and shopper items, rubber merchandise, constructing supplies and automotive components and parts sectors, amongst others.
It mentioned guests merely have to scan the QR code of the sector they’re occupied with and entry firm and product particulars together with a direct one-click connection to Malaysian corporations and seize business-to-business (B2B) connection alternatives, eliminating distance in simply minute.
“Leveraging private and non-private sectors power to spur the enterprise actions and strategic collaborations amongst corporations from Malaysia and Turkey will expedite progress momentum of our financial ties that deliver huge impacts for enterprise communities from each side,” Malaysian Ambassador to Turkey Sazali Mustafa Kamal mentioned.
Pushed by the Malaysia-Turkey Free Commerce Settlement (MTFTA) that got here into pressure in 2015, Malaysia and Turkey have continued to expertise progress in bilateral commerce quantity as each international locations are gateways to Europe and the ASEAN area.
In 2015, the whole worth of commerce between the 2 international locations was US$1.4 billion (US$1=RM4.22) and this determine elevated to US$4 billion in 2021. Efforts to strengthen commerce between the 2 international locations proceed with MATRADE main the way in which.
“Regardless of the pandemic, Malaysia’s commerce with Turkey recorded the best efficiency in 2021 and continued its constructive momentum in 2022.
“MATRADE is dedicated to facilitating corporations from each international locations to additional develop their market
attain and encourage strategic partnerships for larger alternatives globally,” MATRADE director (Istanbul) Rosmizah Mat Jusoh mentioned.
Operated by MAHB, one of many largest airport operator teams on the earth by way of variety of passengers dealt with, the Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Worldwide Airport was chosen for this initiative as it’s one in all Malaysia’s greatest funding in Turkey.
In the meantime, MAHB managing director Datuk Iskandar Mizal Mahmood mentioned the corporate is absolutely dedicated to strengthening the connection additional by means of this newest collaboration with MATRADE as it’ll present quite a few advantages to companies in each international locations.
“ISG is an affidavit of the sturdy bilateral relationship between Malaysia and Turkey. ISG can be the perfect platform for such an initiative as it’s a place of confluence for enterprise travellers.
“Because of the efforts of the Turkish authorities in managing the pandemic and selling protected journey, the airport was ranked Europe’s sixth busiest airport in 2021,” he mentioned.
Along with the height bilateral commerce relations in 2021, extra Malaysian corporations akin to house enchancment retailer ‘Mr.DIY’ and self-services laundry ‘LaundryBarb’ have expanded their companies in Turkey,
Rosmizah mentioned the e-Gallery at Istanbul Sabiha Airport will function one other platform to bridge the huge potential enterprise areas for each Malaysia and Turkey.
“MATRADE is optimistic that each effort invested in selling enterprise relations between Malaysia and Turkey will open the door to a wider market,” she added. – Bernama