On Friday 3 October from 8:30 – 12:45, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Netherlands Embassy Kuala Lumpur will present the seminar “Malaysia - your Hub into Asia” as part of its “Asia Carrousel”, which will be organised at VNO-NCW, Bezuidenhoutseweg 12, 2594 AV Den Haag, the Netherlands. Luuk Runia of Greenhouse Solutions Asia will be one of the speakers during one of the break-out sessions at the carrousel, and he will topic Greentech: water, waste-water and horticulture

The day will start at 8:30 with arrival and registration with coffee and information tables. Subsequently, the plenary sessions will be held. After a coffee break, break-out sessions are planned. At the end of the day, there will be time to network.

The seminar is supported by the Malaysian Dutch Business Council, the Malaysian Investment Development Authority, InvestKL, Petronas and several other Dutch and Malaysian sector associations and corporations to make this a most informative and practical event with a plenary and sector-related
break-out sessions.

As the second ranked trade partner for the Netherlands in South East Asia, Malaysia offers many opportunities for Dutch businesses, both for trade as well as for direct investments.

Malaysia has the economic ambition to be a high-income nation by the year 2020, and has identified several National Key Economic Areas (NKEA’s) to stimulate the transition to an innovation-based economy. Especially for top-sectors Chemical, Energy, Logistics, Agri & Food, Green Tech, Horticulture and Water opportunities can be identified in Malaysia.

In 2015, Malaysia will hold the Chair of ASEAN, the Association of South East Asian Nations. This will be a milestone year for ASEAN as it prepares for its economic integration to create a single market for its 10 countries and its 625 million population, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC2015. Through presentations, testimonials and dialogues you will be able to get clear and practical input on the opportunities and risks of doing business in Malaysia.

Places are limited, kindly register latest by 26 September 2014 via email to maaike.hang@minbuza.nl.

Also please indicate which of the 3 break-out sessions (oil & gas, supply chain & logistics, Greentech: water, waste-water and horticulture) you intend to join.