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Malaysian delegation visited Denmark






In the third week of April 2017 a group of Malaysian governmental officials and business delegates are visiting Denmark to share experiences and knowledge within agriculture. This visit to Denmark builds on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on agricultural cooperation that was signed in 2016 by the Danish and Malaysian governments. The aim of the…

Malaysian Trade Counsellor at Embassy of Denmark Kuala Lumpur retired






On 27 April Trade Counsellor Mrs. Jaime Young at the Royal Danish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur retired. The embassy celebrated her 25 years and 9 months at the Embassy with an official goodbye and a spectacular lunch. 5 ambassadors, 6 Trade Counsellors, 2 Agriculture Counsellors, 5 Consular Attaches, 4 local commercial advisors and several interns…

Eu ambassadors to Malaysia met Minister of Trade & Industry






On 26 april Malaysian Minister of Trade & Industry Mustapa Mohamed and the EU ambassadors took an evening out of their busy schedules to discuss bilateral trade relations. The economic ties between Malaysia and EU are already strong with for instance more than 1000 European companies operating in Malaysia of which 65 are fully registered…

Anker Nielsen passed away






Mr. Poul Anker Nielsen, owner and CEO of Howard Alatpertanian Sdn Bhd passed away peacefully on Tuesday 11 April at 11.30 at University Malaya Medical Centre (PPUM) due to heart attack following a stent surgery. Funeral details for Anker Nielsen are as follows: Wake on Friday 14th 8.30pm at Gui Yuan Crematorium, Kampung Tunku, Petaling…

Fredrik Lager joins Nordea Singapore






Mr Fredrik Lager has joined the Nordic bank Nordea as Head of Nordea Bank S.A, Singapore Branch. “After 11 years with SEB, I decided the time was right to take on new professional challenges. As of 1 April 2017, I am General Manager for Nordea’s private banking business in Asia, headquartered in Singapore,” the well-known…

Swedish knife producer Morakniv bets on Asian export






The century-old producer of Swedish knives, Morakniv, in 2016 saw record sales growth by 20 per cent paving the way for further investments. It was a successful year for Morakniv, thanks to big bets on exports and international presence, including a sales office in Malaysia. The company is now continuing investments – both globally and…

Danish market study visit dairy production Malaysia






27 March – 6 April 2017 the Embassy of Denmark, Kuala Lumpur arranged the ‘Cattle trip – or the Market Study Visit: Dairy Production’. The purpose of the trip was to facilitate B2B meetings between the participating six Danish companies and local farmers in Malaysia who currently have challenges with their dairy production. The kick-off…

Danish Embassy brings African music to Malaysia






Moussa Diallo, a half Danish, half Malian musician, shard his music and experience Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. On Thursday 30 March 2017, he visited the Danish Embassy where he did a story telling. The story telling was under the theme “The Man and the Music” where he shared his life story while playing Malian music with…

Sweden Matrade Kula Lumpur seminar






On March 16, the Embassy of Sweden in Kuala Lumpur, Business Sweden and MATRADE (Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation) organised a joint workshop/seminar in Kuala Lumpur on the theme ‘Exploring business opportunities in Sweden’. The audience consisted of eminent representatives from the Malaysian business community, from sectors such as ICT, health and food. The objectives…

Saab Asia Pacific appoints new Head of market






Defence and security company Saab has appointed Dean Rosenfield as new head of Market Area Asia Pacific from 1 January 2018. Dean Rosenfield is today the Managing Director of Saab Australia. In his present role, Dean has been working to grow and diversify the local business. Since taking over in March 2013 the Australian business…