News

Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) Supply Chain Conference 2018

Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) Supply Chain Conference 2018

Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Thursday, 19th April 2018

The above conference themed Synergising Infrastructure Policies and Plans with the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) provided a platform for both public and private organisations to share information and practical experiences. The approximately 170 participants were updated on BRI and its effects on Malaysian government policies on transportation including the movement of goods and services, besides gaining knowledge on how companies could expand their supply chain business networks via the initiative.

1007

Ms Chin Yim Leng presenting at the conference

 

Ms Chin from the Centre for Maritime Economics and Industries gave a talk on Malaysia’s maritime industry and the BRI. She highlighted that the Malacca Gateway is an example of joint infrastructure development between Malaysian and Chinese corporations. The mentioned project comprising three reclaimed and one natural island is a National Project in the government’s Economic Transformation Programme (ETP). While BRI may offer numerous benefits in the form of investments, jobs, and property development, there are also potential risks and challenges such as domination by the stronger party. This calls for several risk mitigation measures via policy coordination, financial integration, connecting infrastructure and people-to-people bonds to ensure the outcomes are in the nation’s interests.

1008

Speakers during the Q&A Session

 

Participants took the opportunity to enquire on the current status and challenges of the Malacca Gateway project, as well as showed keen interest in the potential political and economic risks of the initiative on Malaysia. Ms Chin emphasised that Malaysia should develop a visionary policy to oversee the initiative. A series of benefit and risk assessments should be made on a regular basis to ensure positive outcomes for the nation.

1009

Group photograph of the speakers

Latest News

Thumbnail DANIEL K. INOUYE ASIA-PACIFIC CENTRE FOR SECURITY STUDIES (DKI APCSS) 29-31 July 2019, Honolulu, Hawaii. The fifth series in the above course was attended by participants from the National Security...
Thumbnail Colombo Sri Lanka, 8-9 August 2019 Figure 1: Delegates of the First IORA WGMSS The First Meeting of the IORA Maritime Safety and Security Working Group was held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of...
Seafarer Day Celebration 2019
Monday, 22 July 2019
Thumbnail #IamOnBoard with Gender Equality This year’s Day of the Seafarer’s theme #IamOnBoard with Gender Equality was central to the Marine Department Malaysia’s celebration at the Maritime Transport...



Contact Info

Address:
B-06-08, Megan Avenue II
12, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Telephone:
(603) 2161 2960

Facsimile:
(603) 2161 4035

E-Mail:
.

Event Calendar

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
Sunday, 25 August 2019 11:26

Site Visitor

0.png6.png0.png7.png6.png9.png8.png
Today292
Yesterday641
This week4928
This month18825
Total visits607698

Hit Counter

1042186