Exploring Business Opportunities in Africa

  • 26-03-2024
  • Dorsett Grand Subang

Malaysian Companies should not be left out of this race….

Africa is a land of opportunities that is dominated by very limited countries in the world. Malaysians are generally missing in action in this vast continent of 1.2 billion people. The speaker has stayed more than 7 years as the Malaysian Trade Commissioner in South Africa and later as a Business Consultant traveling and covering almost 90% of the continent. Besides exploring opportunities and targeting potential countries, he will share his experiences in doing business in Africa.

The main objective of this talk is to excite you about the various opportunities you are missing out on and provoke you to tap into the various opportunities in Africa.



  • Overview and Perception of Africa
  • Challenges and Solutions in Doing Business in Africa
  • Target Countries for Exploring Opportunities
  • Business Opportunities – Export of Products & Services, and Investments
  • Market Entry Strategies and Alternate Routes to your Export Journey
  • Useful contacts for Approaching the Market



Dr. Abdul Kabur Ibrahim is the Chairman of the Malaysia Africa Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the President of the Malaysian Exporters Association. After his graduation from the University of Malaya, he joined the Ministry of International Trade and Industry as a PTD officer and assumed various positions including the Malaysian Trade Commissioner in Belgium and South Africa. While in South Africa, he left the government and opened a consultancy in Johannesburg assisting foreign companies to export, import, and invest in selected African countries. He has also been an advisor to some of the African countries in setting up trade bureaus.

After his return to Malaysia during the Asian crisis in 2000, he continued his activities in Africa from Malaysia. Under the Malaysian Exporters Association, he has organized and led a few Trade Missions to Africa that included South Africa, Madagascar, Ivory Coast, and Senegal.

For more than 40 years, he has been involved in International Trade in various fields including export promotion, exporting and importing, training and coaching, e-commerce, and social media marketing. In addition, he has organized, participated, and spoken in many national and international forums on International Trade subjects and is also the author of the book “Going International” for Malaysian SMEs.



RM538 per person (Notes, SST 6%, Lunch and Coffee)

If you are interested to participate, please register at https://forms.gle/ryagf7P3SFh9L8KP9

For HRD Corp Registered Employers – Once we have received your registration, we will guide you on the grant application process.

For further enquiries, you could Call Ms. Shaza or Ashwini at 03 8066 3107 OR WhatsApp Ms. Fara at 011 3736 5983 or Ms. Shaz at 011 11127850 OR email to kaburmea@gmail.com.

  • Time : 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (Asia/Kuala_Lumpur)

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