SMEs are a critical component of the Malaysian economy, contributing more than a third of gross domestic product (GDP) and providing job opportunities to more than four million workers in Malaysia. Banking institutions is the main source of financing for SMEs, providing more than 90% of total financing. Provision of SME financing is also complemented by the Development Financial Institutions, Bank Negara Malaysia’s Funds for SMEs.Read More
To support the development of SMEs, the Government of Malaysia provides a comprehensive set of programmes through various Government Ministries and Agencies, which are broadly categorized into “Financial Assistance” and “Business Support Services”Read More
The Malaysian government has come out with many financing schemes to help SMEs start or grow their businesses. The efforts of the government to encourage SMEs can be seen from improved and more beneficial financing schemes that have come out year after year. There are many types of government financing scheme offered by various government agencies open for application.Read More
To assist viable companies with shareholder equity below RM20 million, to gain access to financing, to maintain their operations under the current challenging economic environment.
According to BNM Annual Report 2006, there were 94 Government funds/financing schemes for SMEs with a total allocation of RM25 billion, as at end-2006. Five of these special funds were established by Bank Negara Malaysia with a total allocation of RM11.4 billion.Read More
Since July 2012, MATRADE has formulated new guidelines for the Market Development Grant (MDG).
All Overseas Intellectual Property Application costs are eligible to be reimbursed by member subject to a maximum of MYR 100,000 per company per year, and up to a maximum of MYR 20,000 per country.