Goods offered in Malacca were; a variety of spices ( such as pepper, nutmeg, clove, cumin, cinnamon, sugar, salt, etc.), textiles, livestock, food, jewelry, perfumes, weapons, metals, building supplies, and services.
Coming into Malacca as a trader, you could always expect to be treated with importance and care. Shabandar's would always be there to help you find a fimiliar or native place to get food, lodging, social gathering place for people of your religion or region. Shabandar's also provided protection and unloading of your goods and your crew.