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Connecting Businesses in Malaysia and Australia

Malaysia Australia Connect is a business specializing in international business development between Malaysia and Australia and the broader Asian region

Malaysia Australia Connect helps small to medium enterprises (SME’s) in Malaysia and Australia to establish strategic alliances in the Asian region to access new investment and move into new markets. Based on significant experience and knowledge of business and government linkages between Malaysia and Australia, our services support market entry, international development and establishing business operations in new markets through business intelligence, business representations, investment partnerships and agreements and pursuit of new market opportunities. Malaysia Australia Connect is also assisted by the Malaysia Australia Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA) approved in 2012 by the Governments of Malaysia and Australia. MAFTA supports exporters, importers and consumers by opening markets and freeing trade and investment between the two countries and supports further economic integration into the fast

growing Asian region.

Malaysia Australia Connect can help you to access the resources needed to establish international operations in Malaysia and Australia, while saving time and money by bringing our networks and experience to support your business goals.


  • Australia is a Western country located in the Asia Pacific region.
  • Australia’s economy is the world’s 13th largest and forecast to realise average annual real GDP growth of 2.9 per cent over the next five years, the highest among major advanced economies.
  • Australia is a world-leading producer of gold, iron ore and uranium, the world’s second largest LNG exporter, a global top 10 producer of major agricultural commodities, a regional leader in investment management, the world’s third most popular destination for students and the 11th largest international tourism market.
  • Australia ranks well for its educational system, scientific research institutions and ready availability of skilled labour and is an excellent test market for developing new technologies and services for Western markets.
  • Western Australia is in the same time zone as Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur is five and a half hours flying time from Perth.


  • Malaysia is a multicultural country and trading nation in South East Asia that is focused on developing new and emerging technologies and industries.
  • Malaysia economy has GDP growth of 4.5 - 5.5% and is one of the world's top investment destinations for offshore manufacturing operations. Malaysia has to date attracted more than 5,000 foreign companies from more than 40 countries.
  • English is Malaysia’s second language and is widely used both in written and spoken form within the business community.
  • Malaysian Government is based on the Westminster parliamentary system and through various agencies welcomes investment and joint ventures incorporating business friendly policies with attractive tax incentives.
  • Kuala Lumpur is an excellent destination with world class infrastructure for companies to set up their regional business as part of a regional hub for investors to access the robust Southeast Asia markets.
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