May 15, 2018 & May 16, 2018 09.00am - 5.00pm

Sarawak China Business Forum 2018

Sarawak China Business Forum

Ministry International Trade & eCommerce

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About Sarawak China Business Forum 2018


  • To increase export and import between both country/state
  • To provide and share information on trade regulatory and market
  • To create a platform for business sourcing and investment opportunities

Sarawak China Business Forum 2018

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Event / Conference Schedule

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Day 01 full schedule

May 15, 2018 & May 16, 2018 09.00am - 5.00pm

Registration and morning refreshment

Special Sharing Session


with The Honourable Tan Sri Dato' Koon Poh Keong, Group Chief Executive Officer, Press Metal Berhad

Opening Ceremony


Keynote address & opening remarks

by The Right Honourable Datuk Patinggi (Dr.) Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg, Chief Minister of Sarawak : Digital Economy as a catalyst to accelerate Sarawak trading at global arena.

Keynotes 1


China's 'One Belt One Road' initiative

BY China's Ambassador to Malaysia


Keynotes 2


Enhancing Sarawak-China trade relationship

BY Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) Malaysia

Business Session 1 : Let's Invest In Sarawak: The opportunities and potentials

Sarawak is an ideal centre for many types of industry and is fast emerging as a hugely profitable investment hub. Sarawak offers many attractions and comparative advantages for investors, as well as for ecotourism; and technological innovations in agricultural industry.

Regional Corridor Development Authority (RECODA) | Sarawak Tourism Board | Ministry of Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development, Sarawak

MODERATOR : Dr. Winnie Wong Poh Ming Director International Office of (UCTS) University College of Technology Sarawak

Business Session 2 : Let's Do Business with China: Regulations and Procedures; and Excise Duty

To familiarize with the current regulations and procedures in export and import; and to discuss further on the eCommerce product regulatory.

The Royal Malaysia Customs Department, Sarawak Region | Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysia | China's representative / nominated by CCPIT

MODERATOR: Datuk Abang Haji Abdul Karim Bin Tun Abang Haji Openg President, Sarawak Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Day 02 full schedule

May 16, 2018 & May 16, 2018 09.00am - 5.00pm


Business Session 3 : Get More Onboard: Incentives and assistance for Export; Import; and Investment.

To propagate and sharing of information on government incentives and assistance that can be utilise and beneficial to the traders and industries players; and sharing sessions on the potential investment opportunities at both states.

Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) | Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) | China's representative / nominated by CCPIT

MODERATOR : Mr. Buckland Ak Bungik Director, State Planning Unit (SPU) Chief Minister Department

Business Session 4 : Pack and Send: Connectivity and logistical challenge for product delivery

To discuss on how extensive the current logistic ecosystems can accelerate trade and eCommerce transactions between both states; and potential solutions that meet the industry specific needs to ensure smooth last mile product delivery for both states.

POS Malaysia Bhd (Logistic) | Sarawak Forwarding Agencies Associations (FAA) | China's representative / nominated by CCPIT

MODERATOR : Mr. Robert Lau General Manager, Kuching Port Authority

Business Session 5 : Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) & Cross Border Transaction

To discuss on the needs to set up DFTZ, the services and its functions, and how it can benefit the stakeholders and the socio economics. How secure ePayment transactions when involved international or foreign Currencies issues? How should traders ensure their payment transactions are secured and succeeded? What should the traders must be aware of on the differences of Monetary Policy and laws?; and What are the collateral initiatives?

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) (DFTZ) | Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) | (Malaysia)

MODERATOR : Datu Haji Safri bin Haji Zainudin Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Transportation (MIDT) Sarawak

Networking Luncheon

Business Session 6 : Sharing Session of Success Story

Success story of entrepreneurs from both states involved in trade activities within various sectors; and share the potential business opportunities that can be explore in both states.

Chambers/Business entities/Industry player | Well known/established entities or individual | China’s representative / nominated by CCPIT

MODERATOR : Datu Haji Ismawi Bin Haji Ismuni Chief Executive Officer, The Regional Corridor Development Authority (RECODA)

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