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Malaysia-Europe Forum Vienna Spring Dialogue 2011 Two Countries get to know each other better 

9. May 2011

After the successful visit of a business delegation to Malaysia on the occasion of the State Visit of the Austrian Federal President Dr. Heinz Fischer to Malaysia last autumn, a Malaysia Europe Forum was held in Vienna on May 9th. Another full success!

MEF Vienna Spring Dialogue 2011


More than 100 business men and officials from Malaysia and Europe, mainly Austria, got together in the Federal Economic Chamber in Vienna to discuss business opportunities and hear about the fundamentals on doing business in both countries. The Malaysian delegation was headed by the Malaysian Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Dato' Peter Chin, and the former Minister of International Trade and Industry, Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz as Patron of the Malaysia Europe Forum. Minister Dato' Peter Chin specially urged the Austrian companies to participate in the growing Malaysian green technology market and also invest in Malaysia. In his opening address Vice President of the Federal Economic Chamber Dr. Christoph Matznetter informed about the strong state of the Austrian economy after the economic crisis but also stressed the excellent know how of Austrian companies. Arbitration, Invest in Malaysia, Austrian experience in Malaysia by Infineon were other topics of this forum. In a special round table Austrian companie specialised in environmental technologies and renewable energy had a chance to introduce their knowhow to Minister Dato' Peter Chin. Lively business discussions in the coffee breaks and the networking lunch rounded up the meeting in Vienna.

AdvantageAustria Kuala Lumpur was there. If you need any informtion on the participating Austrian companies, please contact us.

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