Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), was established in March 1993 as a statutory agency under the Ministry of International Trade Industry (MITI). As Malaysia's national export promotion agency, Matrade's vision is to promote Malaysia's exports to the world by assisting Malaysian companies succeed in the international market. It has 40 offices worldwide.
Matrade has collaborated with BASIS to enable Matrade members or Malaysia exporters to have an online access to BASISNET where members can carry out the online access to millions of business reports on their overseas buyers. In conjunction with this, BASISNET was officially launched by the Deputy Finance Minister of Malaysia, Dato' Dr Awang Adek bin Hussin on May 18, 2010.