Our Partners

Department of Environment

Environmental management in Malaysia become more focused with the gazettement of the Environmental Quality Act (EQA) on 14 March 1974. From there on, an enforcement agency named Environment Division (known as Department of Environment (DOE) in 1983) was institutionalised in 1975. Presently, the Department is empowered with 1568 staffs (on full operation), extending its operation through 15 States Offices and 26 Branch Offices.

The Department's main role is to prevent, control and abate pollution through the enforcement of the EQA,1974 and its 34 subsidiary legislation made thereunder.

Responsibilities:- Regulation and enforcement of Environmental Quality Act; Air and water pollutions; EIA regulations; Siting and zoning of new projects; Scheduled waste.

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Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is the lead agency in driving the digital economy in Malaysia. Their role is to build a vibrant digital economy and ensure that Malaysia plays a leading part in the global digital revolution. 


*MDEC was formerly known as Multimedia Development Corporation before changing to its current name in 2016.

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Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)

Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), is Malaysia's national trade promotion agency. Established in March 1993, MATRADE's primary role is to assist Malaysian exporters to develop and expand their export markets. Assisted by a network of 39 overseas offices located in major commercial cities around the world, MATRADE provides a wide range of services and assistance to both Malaysian exporters and foreign importers who are sourcing for trade related information.

Responsibilities:- Promotion and development of Malaysia’s external trade with particular emphasis on manufactured and semi-manufactured products and services; Enhancement and protection of Malaysia’s international trade investment abroad; Source for trade related information. 

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Malaysian Industrial Development Authority(MIDA)

The Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) is the government's principal agency for the promotion of the manufacturing and services sectors in Malaysia. MIDA assists companies which intend to invest in the manufacturing and its related services sectors, as well as facilitates the implementation of their projects. The wide range of services provided by MIDA include providing information on the opportunities for investments, as well as facilitating companies which are looking for joint venture partners. MIDA also assists companies interested in venturing abroad for business opportunities.

Responsibilities:- Investment and Promotions; Manufacturing Licensing; Application for Incentives and Grants. 

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Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)

Responsibilities:- Plan, formulate and implement policies on industrial development, international trade and investment.

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Penang Development Corporation

Spearheading the development of Penang towards a brighter future. Through industrialisation, tourism and trade promotion, human resource development and strategic investments, as well as working closely with the people, the private sector and other government agencies, the Corporation has transformed Penang into a state of progress with a resilient economy ready to move forward in the new millennium.

- Rental/Leasing of Industrial Property; Industrial Park Development; Entrepreneur Development and Investment. 

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Penang Skills Development Centre (PSDC)

The PSDC (Penang Skills Development Centre) was established in 1989 and is the pioneer tripartite, industry-led skills training and education centre in Malaysia.

Responsibilities:- Human resource development; Corporate training and team building and Shared learning for manufacturing and services industries. 

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The Penang Career Assistance and Talent Centre (Penang CAT Centre)

The Penang Career Assistance and Talent Centre (Penang CAT Centre), is set up by the Penang Government to retain, attract and increase the talent pool in Penang. The Centre will also work with their Partners and Associates to create job and business opportunities to inspire talents to join Penang's professional workforce. We also invite employers looking to fill job vacancies to talk to us.

Responsibilities:- Be the resource and networking centre in matching professionals, both Malaysians and global citizens, who want to work in Penang, with employers who are hiring.

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