• MFC Secretariat Team

MFC Mission to Nankang, Ganzhou to Explore Business Opportunities 中国江西省竷州市南康的考察与商机

Nankang district in the city of Ganzhou in the Southern Jiangxi province has gained the reputation of billion furniture industry zone and has been named ‘China’s Solid Wood Capital’ and ‘China’s Furniture Industry Central Base.


On 1 July 2019, MFC received a courtesy call from a delegation of six persons from the Nankang Furniture Association. MFC reciprocated by accepting the invitation to visit on 4 August 2019 in conjunction with the Nankang Furniture Association 2ndBoard Committee Dinner and 40th Nankang Furniture Model Awards Ceremony, led by MFC President, Mr Khoo Yeow Chong.


The four-day programme included dialogue and exchange of information with government officials such as the Nankang District Furniture Promotion Bureau and Nankang Business Bureau. Both parties agreed that there is a need to maintain good communication and cooperation, strengthen information exchange, and promote investment opportunities and technology exchange between both countries.


During the four days, the MFC delegation visited six companies, as well as the Ganzhou Port- which is the country’s 8th inland port. In addition, the delegation also visited the Ganzhou Jiangxi Vocational College, which has led to MFC to consider exploring opportunities to foster cooperation in wood, material processing, semi-finished products processing, machine equipment etc.


The mission also discussed about the annual furniture exhibitions by MFC and Nankang Furniture Association respectively. The exhibitions are an important avenue to promote and develop the industry to the international market. Both association agreed to jointly explore and actively promote and participate in the exhibitions that will allow furniture players to broaden their horizons, explore new markets and in turn increase the exports of furniture.


The Malaysian Furniture Council expresses its sincere gratitude to the furniture association of the Gangzhou Jiangxi, Nankang Furniture Association and the Nankang District Furniture Promotion Bureau for providing hospitality and ensuring a productive, fruitful and educational trip for the delegates.


中国江西省竷州市南康区是有着“中国实木家居之都”和“中国中部家具产业基地”的美誉。


2019年7月1日,来自中国赣州江西南康区家具协会一团6人抵达马来西亚家具总会进行礼貌拜会。2019年8月4日是南康区家具协会第二届理事换届大会暨40年南康家具榜样颁奖盛典,在总会长邱曜仲的带领下,马来西亚家具总会受邀组团参与其盛。


在这4天的考察中,我们拜访了南康区家具促进局、南康商务局等政府机构。双方一致认为有需要保持良好沟通合作,互补互惠,加强各项目的信息交流,促进两国企业投资合作与技术提升。


马来西亚家具总会理事共走访了6间企业,以及中国第8个内陆港口~赣州港。大伙也拜访了赣州江西环境工程职业学院,寻求双方在木材、配料加工、半成品加工、设备仪器等各方面的合作机会。


双方也分别讨论了每年所举行的家具展览会,认同展览会是推动行业发展、迈向国际市场的重要途径。双方也一致共同探讨、积极推动双方企业参加两国间的商展,开阔企业眼界、扩展国际市场、增加产品的出口。


最后,马来西亚家具总会衷心感激中国赣州江西南康区家具协会和南康区家具促进局在访问期间的热情招待,让这次的考察团获得极大的成果。


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