Welcome to the Australia Malaysia Business Council (AMBC)

I hope you find the site easy to navigate through, as it has been designed to provide you, our members, supporters and interested stakeholders with an insight into our activities and the benefits of being a member of AMBC.More ….

AMBC Mission

To promote closer business relations between Australia and Malaysia by promoting trade and investment opportunities, building a stronger relationship with MABC, our sister business council, fostering good will and working as ambassadors to support stronger cultural links between Australia and Malaysia.More ….


The AMBC provides a forum Internationally, Nationally and at an individual state level to work with businesses and government to explore cultural, economic and networking opportunities, promote discussion and learning and to facilitate the dissemination of information about conducting business in Malaysia specifically and SE Asia in general.More ….


MAFTA monsoon opens new trade routes

AUSTRALIAN businesses should hitch their sails to the "monsoonal winds" of the free trade agreement with Malaysia, and maximise investment and trade potential with Australia's third-largest trading partner in Asean.


MAFTA On-Line Tariff Schedules and Making Use of MAFTA Guide launched

The HS 2012 MAFTA tariff schedules have now been uploaded to the DFAT website. www.dfat.gov.au/fta/mafta

Making Use of MAFTA

The “Making Use of MAFTA’ guide provides easy to digest information on the Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA) and it’s provisions for the extensive tariff liberalization commitments by Malaysia and Australia from the Agreement's entry-into-force on 1 January 2013.


Regional Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP)

Update on the RCEP negotiations, an ASEAN-centred proposal for a regional free trade area which initially includes the ten ASEAN member states (and hence Malaysia) plus those countries which have existing FTAs with ASEAN (Australia, China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea and New Zealand).