Market Development Grant (MDG)
The Market Development Grant is a scheme introduced to assist the small and medium enterprises (SMEs), service providers and trade & industry associations/chambers of commerce & professional bodies in undertaking export promotional activities. Companies can apply for a reimbursable grant on the eligible export promotional activities undertaken, subject to the availability of fund.
Reminder: Companies must submit their application within 40 days as stipulated in the Guidelines.
For export promotion activities undertaken in 2015
There are no changes in the eligibility criteria and activities. However, companies are required to submit the latest supporting documents.
Click here to read the 2015 Guidelines.
For export promotion activities undertaken from 1 May - 31 December 2014
Click here to read the 2014 Guidelines.
Certificate of Free Sales (CFS)
A Certificate of Free Sale is issued by MATRADE to facilitate Malaysian exporters in exporting local household products to countries which require such certificate. It assures the importing countries that the product issued has been sold freely in this country. The CFS issued by MATRADE is only for finished household products manufactured locally. It applied to household products that are not covered under the Ministry of Health (MOH) or any other government agencies in Malaysia. Further clarification about the CFS issued by MOH, please contact the respective agencies under the Ministry directly. To apply CFS, the company must register as a MATRADE member.