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UAE Ministry of Economy, KW Group sign three-year MoU

Supporting GTDW reflects the UAE’s commitment to promoting the growth of international trade.

The UAE Ministry of Economy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Malaysian company KW Group Sdn Bhd, organisers of Global Trade Development Week.
His Excellency Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister for Economy, is the patron of this event and has pledged to support and partner with the event for the next three years. Global Trade Development Week 2015 (GTDW), is being held in Dubai from 27th-29th October and is organized by Malaysia’s KW Group.

H.E. Al Mansoori, speaking on the highlights of the event said: “The UAE is proud to host GTDW – a major annual international forum committed to increasing knowledge and dialogue between government and private sector trade leaders. We look forward to welcoming international trade, investment and economic development leaders, to the UAE and supporting the growth of this mega trade event over the next 3 years with KW Group.”

Michelle Wong, Founder and Managing Partner of KW Group said, “KW Group is extremely proud to have partnered with the UAE Ministry of Economy to host Global Trade Development Week & exhibition in Dubai for the next 3 years. To gain such recognition from the Ministry of Economy of the UAE, one of the most dynamic economies in the world, is a testament to the international success of our event, Global Trade Development Week and the growing success of KW Group Sdn Bhd on the international stage. KW Group prides itself on our strong partnerships that span eastern and western hemispheres, and this commitment from the UAE Ministry of Economy signals our growing international influence with KW Group firmly making its mark as Asia’s fasted growing exhibition & conference organisers.”

GTDW was developed in Malaysia, growing internationally to become an unprecedented annual gathering of over 1000 international trade & economic development leaders from government and the private sector. Hosted in Dubai the event attendees are from over 100 countries. The event will be addressed by over 150 speakers including The World Trade Organisation (WTO), representing the most influential leaders driving world trade today.

GTDW is the world’s largest trade facilitation & economic development event and features a series of specialized trade summits and exhibition that links key sectors across international trade; including business, banking, customs, corporate real estate, FDI, infrastructure, specialized economic zones, supply chain logistics, transport, SMEs & Exporters.

Speaking on the reasons why the UAE Ministry of Economy is supporting GTDW, H.E. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori said: “Supporting GTDW reflects the UAE’s commitment to promoting the growth of international trade as an engine for growth, peace and prosperity, for not only the UAE, but across the world.”