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INTRADE to focus on export growth

Posted on Nov 15, 03:06PM | IBNS

The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) will organize the 6th annual international trade and export exhibition, International Trade Malaysia 2012 (INTRADE 2012), with the theme 'Energizing Export Growth' from Nov 27-29 here.

INTRADE is an annual international trade and export exhibition to enhance networking, business matching, exchange of ideas and knowledge amongst the business communities from different countries, especially those seeking to venture into the global market.

This year INTRADE will focus on four specific industry sectors that will stimulate economic growth and provide ample business opportunities.

Focus sectors at the exhibition are Automotive, Electrical and Electronics (E and E) and Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Manufacturing Support and Lifestyle.

Speaking about the benefits of exhibiting at INTRADE 2012, Hadi Kadir, Consul (Trade), Consulate General of Malaysia, said, "It is a unique platform for exhibitors to launch new products, reach out to first hand real buyers, meet decision makers and export to a target set of customers who are ready to buy."

This year, INTRADE expects to host over 300 trade buyers from 30 countries and anticipates participation from over 9000 visitors across the world.

In 2011, INTRADE witnessed a participation of 433 exhibitors comprising 367 companies from 15 countries and 8,972 visitors from 77 countries.

The potential sales value of the fair was RM 973.87 mil (USD 314.15 million).