Fusionex Powers up Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) Platform

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fusionex is leading a consortium to provide the e-services platform, powered by Big Data technologies, for the world’s first Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) – a ground-breaking initiative jointly launched between the Malaysian Government and e-commerce marketplace titan, Alibaba.

With DFTZ being the brainchild of the Malaysian government, key drivers and stakeholders include the Ministry of Finance (MOF), Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), the Ministry of Transport (MOT), Royal Malaysia Customs Department, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, POS Malaysia, the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), SME Corp, etc.

The DFTZ e-Services Platform is a trade facilitation platform that is integrated with other business service platforms and government service platforms, to facilitate a paperless, end-to-end and accurate data capture, data storage, data exchange and data analytics process, in respect of the high growth in internet trade activities.


The DFTZ will facilitate small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and merchants to capitalize on the internet community as well as the e-marketplace via a huge borderless addressable market. At the same time, these cost benefits and efficiencies inadvertently trickle down to consumers who would stand to enjoy faster, efficient and more cost-effective products and fulfillment.

At the DFTZ launch, Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak declared, “We want to be the leader in the region for global trade. We want this to be the regional hub. We want SMEs to really grow by leaps and bounds and that can happen because of DFTZ. Digital Malaysia is the fastest growing sector in our economy. It is a sector that will enjoy double digit growth, and the sky is the limit! This (the DFTZ) is the part that will provide the growth, the potential, the impetus, the catalyst for us to change, redefine regional and global trade, redefine the role of SMEs, and redefine the partnership of Malaysia and China.”

The aim of the DFTZ is to capitalize on the convergence and exponential growth of the internet economy and cross-border e-commerce activities, by facilitating cross-border trade and enabling businesses to import and export goods with a priority for e-commerce.

To achieve this goal, the DFTZ will help businesses including SMEs expedite the transportation of goods regionally. For Phase 1, the DFTZ will set aside a section of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Aeropolis for storage space and logistics facilities. This will then expand to other sites in subsequent phases.

During fusionex founder keynote speech at the DFTZ launch, Alibaba Group Chairman and Founder Jack Ma commented, “I am impressed with Malaysia’s vision and speed. DFTZ and eWTP would help small businesses and individual eCommerce players benefit from global trade. Today we are witnessing that in Asia, small businesses can use digital ways to enable themselves to sell things, to buy things, to bridge moneys all across the world. Alibaba commits that we will make this thing – the first DFTZ, the first eWTP – very successful! This is not only an opportunity for Malaysia small businesses. This hub is a hope and opportunity for Asia’s young people and small businesses. It is the opportunity for Asia.”

Giving businesses access to the international market will result in a growing trend of orders and trades fueled by businesses not being confined to specific locations and time zones. The Prime Minister also highlighted that the DFTZ will create 60,000 new jobs and boost exports by SMEs to US$38 billion (MYR160 billion) by 2025.

fusionex founderThe DFTZ is also expected to generate a huge amount of online transactions of orders, trade movements, payments, and more, coming in and going out of the country and region, hence the need for the platform to be powered by Big Data technologies.

Dato’ Seri Ivan Teh, Fusionex Group CEO, says: “The DFTZ is a first of its kind digital hub that brings together a multitude of key parties including trade facilitation players, e-marketplace players, government agencies, logistics providers, freight forwarders, and of course, SMEs. The state-of-the-art e-Services platform is powered by, amongst others, Big Data technologies and Machine Learning that will facilitate trade and allow transactions to take place faster, more cost effectively, more reliably and more efficiently.

This visionary initiative by the Malaysian government and Alibaba will pave the way to a seamless digital trade platform that will help remove unnecessary barriers, reduce costs and minimize or avoid unnecessary delays and encumbrances. We are delighted that Fusionex’s platform will power this initiative. At Fusionex, we believe this marks the beginning of a revolutionary way to perform trade regionally and globally, at speed and at scale.”

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FUSIONEX POWERS UP TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM FOR #MYCYBERSALE 2018

FUSIONEX has been selected as the technology partner for #MYCYBERSALE 2018 and will power up the platform by providing a comprehensive system for the nation’s largest online sale, which will take place from Sept 3 to 7 this year.

The annual #MYCYBERSALE event has been dubbed the biggest online sale in Malaysia and provides a multi-channel platform for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and micro enterprises to offer alluring deals, amazing discounts and exclusive promotions for online shoppers to take advantage of.

This event also offers an opportunity for merchants in Malaysia to be seamlessly part of a fast-growing e-commerce community and ecosystem.

More than 600 merchants are expected to ship orders to China, United Arab Emirates, United States, and other countries in Europe and South East Asia.

The event is targeting to surpass RM50 million in export revenue as well as more than RM370 million in gross merchandise value (GMV).

#MYCYBERSALE 2018 is organised by the National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) and supported by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC).

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Pikom and Fusionex have entered into a strategic partnership to bring exciting technology and a comprehensive platform to better serve the needs of industry players.

Pikom chairman Ganesh Kumar Bangah said: “This strategic partnership with Fusionex offers an improved back-end system to enable merchants to benefit from seamless marketplace transactions and a better reporting mechanism during #MYCYBERSALE. We would like to thank Fusionex for being part of this initiative.”

Earlier, Ganesh had shared that this year’s tag line for MyCybersale is “Shop until you drop!”.

Fusionex founder and group CEO Ivan Teh said: “We are delighted to be a part of this amazing #MYCYBERSALE team (championed by Pikom and supported by MDEC) and look forward to making this a resounding success (for the industry and community). We hope businesses will take full advantage of this inclusive, user-friendly digital platform and program, to expand their reach and market access.

“In today’s world, businesses (whether large corporations or SMEs) can no longer assume that customers will connect and purchase products the way they used to in the past. Today’s customers are savvy and always connected. If merchants are not engaging customers effectively via e-commerce (and via an omni-channel approach), then they’ll be losing out in this era. We hope that Fusionex’s technology platform via MyCybersale will give merchants a leg-up and opportunity to succeed in this space.” https://www.digitalnewsasia.com/digital-economy/fusionex-powers-technology-platform-mycybersale-2018

Fusionex Founder and Employees Take Active Position On Social Media

Fusionex International offers the expertise of its employees and founder to business clients. It is also an active participant in social media platforms.

Fusionex International and Fusionex Founder Ivan Teh are pleased to announce that the Fusionex founder not only brings expertise in Big Data and AI for area and global clients but is also active on social media platforms. Recent postings on Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram showcase the active role of the international firm across a range of platforms and venues. Teh is also a presence on television new and feature interview events.

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Everything from birthday parties to sports team events, to wide-ranging interviews, are available on various social platform postings by Fusionex fans or followers. In addition, YouTube videos provide more in-depth interviews and analysis. A recent Special Interview on Bernama TV is posted on YouTube. The interview is hosted by Mikhail Raja Abdullah and spotlights Dato’ Seri Ivan Teh of Fusionex. The interview begins with an explanation of the term Big Data and the understanding level is for the everyday person.

Teh states, “Today there is a blurring between the real and the digital world. The real world consists of bricks and mortar buildings, while the digital world consists of multiple channels with vast amounts of data. The focus of Fusionex International is to use the enormous amounts of data available to answer questions in the real world. Fusiuonex is dedicated to processing data quickly and efficiently in ways that benefit the client.”

Although based in Malaysia, the technology which is available through the firm are applicable to companies of all sizes around the globe. Since its launch in 2006, the firm has engendered phenomenal growth records. It has formed partnerships with other firms in order to expand its presence on the Web and further benefit its associated firms and client entities. The company is continuing to expand into areas which rely on evolving technological advances, as well as those which only wish points for future directions. https://www.instagram.com/fusionexint/