The Malaysia Promotion Programme will take place in Manila on March 11 to 18 March 2018 under the theme “Choose Malaysia”.
MPP aims to promote greater trade, investment and tourism activities between Malaysia and the Philippines. Previous editions of MPP were held in London and Sydney. Manila was chosen for the 2018 edition.
Trade between Malaysia and the Philippines in 2017 reached $5.93 billion, up 21.4 percent from 2016. Malaysia’s exports to the Philippines were valued at $3.84 billion, while imports accounted for $2.09 billion. Malaysia had a $1.75-billion trade surplus in 2017.
About 70 Malaysian companies and government agencies in various industries such as ICT, construction and building materials, furniture, food and beverages would be in Manila to meet with their counterparts during the holding of MPP.
In conjunction with MPP, Malaysia External Trade Development Corp. will organize the Malaysia Business Forum on March 12 at Makati Shangri-La Hotel with the theme “Leveraging Partnership: Asea and Beyond.”