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MATRADE organises a range of interactive programmes to help Malaysian businesses and SMEs of all levels in their export journey.

New Exporters Development Programmes

Aimed at creating competitive and sustainable export businesses, these programmes are focused on harnessing essential values for entrepreneurial success such as ethics, attitude, knowledge and competence. The New Exporters Development Programmes include the following:

  • The Bumiputera Exporters Development Programme (BEDP)

  • The Women Exporters Development Programme (WEDP)

  • The Youth Exporters Development Programme (YEDP)

Programme Benefits

  • Customised business coaching

  • Skills enhancement training

  • International business exposure

  • Networking and mentoring sessions

  • Development sessions for leadership and entrepreneurial qualities

Go-Ex Programme

One of the High Impact Programmes (HIP) under the SME Masterplan, the Go-Ex Programme is designed to help export-ready companies and high potential exporting companies venture into new markets and stimulate export growth of Malaysian SMEs. The programme will provide SMEs with customised advisory and marketing assistance for significant improvements to their export performance.

Programme Benefits

  • Direct advice from Practitioner Experts

  • Minimise cost and time

  • Knowledge on target market

  • Direct one-to-one with potential clients


Designed to promote eCommerce adoption by local businesses and boost the Malaysian export trade, the eTRADE programme offers members a range of incentives, training and online promotion opportunities on leading eCommerce platforms.

What does eTRADE offer?

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Exporters Training Programmes

MATRADE organises seminars and workshops on trade developments and business opportunities in international markets. Topics include:

  • Export opportunities in specific markets and trade regimes

  • Export procedures

  • Developing brand names

  • Product packaging

  • International marketing

  • eCommerce

  • Trade documentation


Designed to provide Malaysian SMEs with quick access to training, the e-Learning programme offers the following modules:

  • Keys to Successful Exporting

  • How to Participate Effectively in International Trade Fairs

  • Understanding Cross Culture in International Business

  • Product packaging

  • How to Sell Online

The free online basic knowledge about export provides you with four topics:

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Join as a MATRADE member

Join our database of over 17,000 members for exclusive access to MATRADE programmes. Designed specifically to help local players in their export journey, MATRADE membership is completely free, and open to SMEs, manufacturers, traders, service providers, trade associations and chambers of commerce.

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Benefits as a Member

  • Connect with international buyers during MATRADE events or through pre-arranged meetings

  • Boost your export capabilities with our export assistance and training programmes

  • Display your products and services at prominent locations and platforms such as the Malaysia Export Exhibition Centre (MEEC), Malaysian Trade Centres overseas, trade directories and the MATRADE online directory

  • Access to the latest news and developments on business and trade matters at our Business Information Centre and through MATRADE Online News

  • Regular updates on export opportunities and market information through our print and e-newsletters as well as publications

Sign up as a company or association/professional body. We look forward to welcoming you onboard.