A Malaysian trade mission toured three (3) U.S. cities in a 10-day effort to boost trade ties with the U.S. The embassy made its first stop in Miami. The Malaysian National News Agency now reports 78.93 million in sales having derived from the Miami trade mission alone. It has mentioned here before that Miami’s trade ties with Malaysia are increasing. The fact that the trade mission began in Miami is symbolic of the city’s growing importance for Malaysia’s trade with the U.S. and Latin America.