Founding History

TWCHAM was founded and duly registered as a society under the Societies Act of Malaysia. It was launched by the Honourable Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on 27th March 1990. It is the only non-governmental organisation serving the interest of the Taiwan Investors in the country.


Objects of the Chamber shall be to promote the investment from Taiwan to Malaysia according to the policy of our Government, to coordinate and to foster good relationship amongst the members, to provide service and advise on Malaysia law and to exchange Business information for the benefit of the members in Malaysia and in general to work for the interest of the members in the field of business and investment in Malaysia.


The Chamber shall adopt a logo of the following descrptions, that is to say, a circle with a dark blue background intersects with white lines; the shape of a pink plum blossom superimposed directly on the plum blossom. The dark blue background resembles the color of a blue sky, which symbolizes the favourable investment climate in the globe or the world; the plum blossom represents the most popular flower in Taiwan; TWCHAM  MALAYSIA is the abbreviation for Taiwan Chamber of Commerce and Industry In Malaysia, the whole logo symbolizes the globalization of Taiwan’s economy.

Standing Committee

TWCHAM is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia and has 7 standing committee in various regions of Malaysia.

The Standing Committee consisting as follow:

(a) Kedah (including Perlis);

(b) Penang;

(c) Perak (including Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang); 

(d) Kuala Lumpur (including Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Putrajaya) 

(e) Mallaca

(f) Johor; 

(g) East Malaysia (including Sabah, Sarawak, Labuan)

Investment Scope

Since the establishment, under the esteemed leadership of the directors of each session and the unstinting cooperation of its members, the Chamber has charted growth with the number of members increasing steadily . From 110 manufacturers s in the early days of the Chamber in 1990, the Chamber now has more than 480 members all over Malaysia. The members are involving in a wide range of business, including electronics, electrical appliances, steel, mechanical hardware, building materials, ceramics, textiles, garments, chemicals, plastics, pharmaceuticals, automobile components, food, wood-based industries, rubber-based industries, paper Products, toys, stationery, precision molding, sports equipment, aquaculture, wire and cable, audio, shipping, petroleum, construction, container manufacturing, insurance, restaurants and other service industries, etc.