PTIC-Kuala Lumpur, Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) and Malaysia’s Felda Global Venture Holdings discuss Mindanao opportunities for refineries and rubber processing at Felda’s HQ in Malaysia. PTIC Commercial Counsellor for Singapore and Malaysia Glenn Peñaranda also held meetings with Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation and various Malaysian companies to explore trade collaborations. Currently, Malaysia is the Philippines’ 10th trading partner out of 216 countries with total bilateral trade reaching US$3.6 billion. It is also the country’s 11th export market out of 212 countries and 11th import source out of 181 countries. Together with the Philippine Embassy in KL, MinDA and the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers, PTIC-KL will be organizing business missions to the Philippines throughout 2015.