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Weekly News 49/17 (9/12/2017)                                                                           And More.... Malaysia Import Tariff (Textile & Apparel Items only)

  US Import of MMF Apparel
  Malaysia Labour Productivity

  US Import of M/B MMF Knit Shirt
  US Import of W/G MMF Knit Shirt
  World Map of Crude Oil Exports 2016

  Italy-Vietnam Textile Technology Centre
Beijing closes clothing wholesale market
40% of Families in Russia in Shortage of Money for Food and Clothing

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 Import duty from China under ASEAN-China FTA
     Malaysia's Sensitive List under ACFTA
 Import duty from Pakistan under MPCEPA
 Import duty from Japan under MJEPA 
 Import duty from Korea under AKFTA  
 Import duty from Australia under Malaysia-Australia FTA
 Import duty from India under MICECA
 Import duty from New Zealand under MNZFTA
 Import duty from CHILE under MCFTA   Rules of Origin (Pg 43-49)
 Import duty from TURKEY under MTFTA
 Rate of Import / Export / CEPT duties      
 Abolishment of Import Duty on Apparel Products under Budget 2011  
(163KB  pages 16-31)  Effective 15 Oct 2010

Textile and Apparel Exhibition Calendar

Featured Exhibitions

Malaysian News

  Company Act 2016  effective 31/1/2017

Goods and Services Tax  Act 2014 (GST)
    * General Guide
   * Guide on Manufacturing
   * Guide on ATS
   * Guide on FIZ & LMW
   * Guide on ATMS
   * Local Sales by LMW / FIZ
   * GST Frequently Asked Issues
   *  GST Relief (Amended) Order 2015  
effective on 30/3/2015

  Implementation of IMP 3: Textile and Apparel  Industry

 11th Malaysia Plan (2016-2020)


  New Incentives under the 2015 Budget (6/4/2015)

   Minimum Wages Order 2016 (6/5/2016)     
     * Directives on deductions of FW's wages
       -  Deduction for Levy
       -  Deductions for Accommodation Cost   

  SOSCO Latest Contribution Schedule
     (Effective June 2016)

   Employment Act
    * Employment (Amended) Act 2012  
Effective on 1/4/2012

         (Page 14) Amendment of Section 69B   
       substituting "one thousand five hundred" with 
       "two  thousand".

         (Page 12) Amendment of Section 60D   

       substituting "ten" with "eleven".

       substituting "four" with "five"

  Employment (Part-Time Employees)
     Regulations 2010

   Environmental Quality (Industrial Effluent)
      Regulation 2009

  2018 Malaysia Public Holidays  

Malaysian / ASEAN FTA Developments

Grants & Incentives


The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)
   Chapter 4: Textiles and Apparel
    Short Supply List of Products
 Textiles And Apparel Product - Specific Rules Of

   General Notes: Tariff Schedule of the United States

    Tariff Schedule of the United States
    Tariff Schedule of Canada
    Tariff Schedule of Mexico
    Tariff Schedule of Peru

    Study on Potential Economic Impact of TPPA on the
       Malaysian Textile Industry

ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA)
To establish ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2020 as a 
    single market  with free flow  of goods, capital, skill labours etc. 

    China's Tariff Schedule

    China's Sensitive List
     Rules of Origin for ACFTA
    Procedure to Apply for Tariff Preference

ASEAN-India FTA  Enter into force on 1/1/2010
    India's Tariff Schedule

ASEAN-Korea FTA (AKFTA)  Effective on 1/6/2007
  Rules of Origin
 Korea's Tariff Schedule

CEPT Rules of Origin for Textile Products

Rules of Origin at a Glance


Malaysia-Turkey FTA   Effective on 1/8/2015  
     Turkey's Tariff Schedule 
       FT: Immediate Elimination   NT: Gradual & Eliminate on 3rd yr
       ST: Gradual & Eliminate on 5th year
       HST: Gradual reduce on 8th year

     Working Process Required ( For Textile and Apparel Items)
Rules of Origin

Malaysia-Australia FTA   Effective on 1/1/2013

Malaysia-Chile Free Trade Agreement (MCFTA)
Enter into force on 25/2/2012
* Chile's Tariff Schedule

  Malaysia-India Comprehensive Economic
Agreement (MICECA) Effective on 1/7/2011
How to Apply Certificates of Origin ? 
 India's Tariff Schedule

Malaysia-New Zealand FTA    Effective on 1/8/2010  
    NZ's Tariff Schedule 
    Product Specific Rules

Malaysia-Pakistan Closer Economic Partnership
(MPCEPA)  Effective on 1/1/2008       

Malaysia-Japan Economic Partnership
 (MJEPA) Effective on 13/7/2006
News For Malaysian Exporters to Japan
Rules of Origin (Pg 22 onwards for textile products)
    Japan Tariff Schedule

    New Definition for SMEs (Effective  1/1/2014)

    Small Debt Resolution Scheme   (Oct 2015)

    Fund For Small and Medium Industries 2 (FSMI2)
       (Oct 2015)

    RM5b Trade Financing with myTrade2Cash

    Kojadi SME Loan Scheme (KSME) for Chinese SMEs

Manage by MATRADE
bulletGuidelines for Market Development Grants (MDG) 2015

Soft Loans (Manage by MIDF)
       MIDF Government Financial Assistance

bulletSoft Loan
for SMEs
Soft Loan for Factory Relocation
Soft Loan for ICT
Soft Loan For Automation and Modernisation

Job Matching
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      Job Application Form  


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MKMA 38th Anniversary



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Last Updated: 8th December 2017