Market Development Grant (MDG)

The Market Development Grant (MDG) is a financial support facility in the form of a reimbursable grant to assist Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in undertaking eligible export promotional activities.

Grant Ceiling

RM200,000 per eligible company. Any company that has fully utilised RM200,000 since the date of commencement of MDG in 2002, will no longer be eligible for consideration. MDG reimbursements for any given year will be subject to the availability of funds.




1.      Participation in   

      International Trade    Fairs / Exhibitions

            a) In Malaysia
 b) Overseas

a) In Malaysia: RM5,000

b) Overseas: RM15,000

         - Participation Fees/ Booth Rental

         - Booth Construction

         - Air Fare

         - Land Transportation (Malaysia to   ASEAN Countries)

         - Accommodation

2.   Participation in Trade & Investment Missions/ Export Acceleration Missions

a) Organised by MATRADE / jointly organised
b) Not organised by MATRADE

a) Organised by  MATRADE/ jointly organised: RM10,000 


b) Not organised by MATRADE: RM2,000


         - Participation Fees

         - Air Fare

         - Land Transportation (Malaysia to ASEAN Countries)

         - Accommodation

3.      Participation in  


      Conferences Overseas


4.       Listing Fee For Made In Malaysia Products in Supermarkets/ Hypermarkets/ Retail Centres Overseas


         Listing Fee





















Activities Apply (Effective 1st January 2018)

REMINDER: Companies are advised to submit EARLY/WITHIN 40 days of the last date of activity. Late submission will not be compromised.

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