Malaysia Announces Digital Free Trade Zone

Malaysia is investing heavily in transport logistics infrastructure in its bid to become the preferred e-commerce gateway in Asia, according to an announcement made at the FIATA World Congress in Kuala Lumpur last week. Minister of Transport Dato Sri Liow Tiong Lai said that Malaysia’s Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ), “is a special trade zone designed to promote the growth of e-commerce and to capitalize on the exponential growth of the internet economy, making Malaysia the regional fulfillment hub for ASEAN consumers.”