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Weekly News 38/14 (20/9/2014)                                                        And More.... Malaysia Import Tariff

  AAMATEX 2014
  Malaysia Fashion Week
  Genderless Fashion Trend Emerges
  TPP Talks Make Progress but Issues Remain
  Italian Textile Sector Going Strong Despite Recession
  Costa Rican Textile Company Likely to Shift to Vietnam
  INTRADE Malaysia 2014 Focuses on the Lifestyle Cluster
  American Apparel Pays $1 Million After Worker Was "Killed" by Knitting Machine
 

Visit AAMA-TEX 2014
    C
oach transfer from Batu Pahat to Suntec Singapore

  Date: 15/10/2014 (Wednesday)
  Assemble Time/Venue: 8am @ MKMA
  Departure from Suntec: 4.00pm
  Please click here for
registration form
  Limited seats based on first come first serve basis

 

MKMA Card Partners

  Import duty from China under ASEAN-China FTA
    Malaysia's Sensitive List under ACFTA (Textile & apparel items only)
 
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 ( Pg 160-189 for textile and apparel
      products)

 
Import duty from New Zealand under MNZFTA
 Import duty from CHILE under MCFTA 
      All textile products duty free subject to Rules of Origin (Pg 43-49)

  Rate of Import / Export / CEPT duties
        (Textile items in Chapter 42-63 only)
  Abolishment of Import Duty on Textile & Apparel Products under Budget 2011
         (163KB  pages 16-31)  Effective 15 Oct 2010
  Yarn Import Duty  from India & Pakistan (Selected Items only) year 2013

Booklet on Malaysia's Import Tariff of Textile & Apparel Products from India

Click  for Order Form

MKMA News

MKMA Publications

Malaysian News Job Matching

Goods and Services Tax  Act 2014 (GST)
      Date of publication in the Gazette  19/6/2014
    * General Guide
    * Guide on Manufacturing
   
* Guide on ATS
    * Guide on FIZ & LMW

    * Guide on ATMS
    * Guide on Hire Purchase & Credit Sale
    * Guide on Leasing
    *  List of eVoucher Vendors
as at 24/6/2014

   Implementation of Electronic Preferential
      Certificate of Origin (e-PCO)  
Effective on 1-1-2013   
      * Details of e-PCO

      * ePCO for export under MICECA & MCFTA
           effective 1 May 2013

  HRDF : New Structure of Financial Assistance for Training Grants

  Recruitment of Foreign Workers
 
    * Foreign Workers Recruitment Application Form
    
* Policy and Procedures to Employ Foreign
       Workers in Manufacturing Sector

     * Procedures on Recruitment of Foreign Workers
     * Foreign Workers Skill Certification

   Environmental Quality (Industrial Effluent)
      Regulation 2009

   Implementation of IMP 3: Textile and Apparel
     Industry

  The 2014 Budget Speech

Malaysian Textile & Clothing Performance
   2012    2011    2010    2009
   2008    2007    2006    2005

   Minimum Wages Order  (16/7/2012)   

     MOHR Minimum Wages Portal
   
 
Can Check entitlements and requirements
     3 segments: for employers, workers and general news

     Directives on deductions of FW's wages (9/4/2013)  
   
 *  Deduction for Levy
     *  Deductions for Accomodation Cost

     OT Calculations (14/8/2013)
    
(Based on RM900)

     No Probation for Foreign Workers (11/7/2013)

    Guideline on the Implementation of        
     The Minimum Wages Order 2012
 
(6/9/2012)

   Minimum Retirement Age Bill 2012      

      * 12% EPF Contributions For Members Up To Age 60
        
(5/8/2013)

   SOCSO Scheme 2014

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

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

(Page 12) Amendment of Section 60D   

  substituting the word "ten" the word "eleven".

  substituting the word "four" the word "five"

  Employment (Part-Time Employees) Regulations 2010
  
   (13/8/2010)

   Free Job Matching
      Service

     Job Seekers download
     Job Application Form   here. 

Grants & Incentives

      New Definition for SMEs  
          
(with effect from 1/1/2014)

bulletSmall Debt Resolution Scheme

Manage by MATRADE
bulletNew Guidelines for Market Development Grants (2014)  

Manage by MIDA
bulletDomestic Investment Strategic Fund
          (DISF)
 Launched on July 2012   

Soft Loans (Manage by MIDF)
   
   
MIDF Government Financial Assistance Programmes
bulletSoft Loan for SMEs

bulletSoft Loan for Factory Relocation

bulletSoft Loan for ICT

bulletSoft Loan For Automation and
   Modernisation

Malaysian / ASEAN FTA Developments

International News

Multilateral

ASEAN -China FTA (ACFTA)
    China's Tariff Schedule

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

ASEAN -Australia FTA
   
Australian Tariff Schedule (TC items only)

ASEAN-India FTA  
   
The ASEAN-India Trade in Goods Agreement was
    signed on 13/8/2009
    Enter into force on 1/1/2010
    India Tariff Schedule

ASEAN-Korea FTA (AKFTA)
    Beginning 1st June 2007

   
Form AK : Certificate of Origin
    (Print, fill & Submit to MITI for Approval)

    Textile tariffs to be eliminated by 2009/ 2010/2012
   
Rules of Origin (Textile and Apparel Items starts on Pg
    24)
  
 Korea's Tariff Schedule

ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA)
  
ASEAN-6 to fully eliminate 85% products' duties by 2007
    CLMV to eliminate duties by 2012
    To establish ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by
    2020 as a  single market  with free flow of goods,
    capital, skill labours etc. 

CEPT Rules of Origin for Textile Products

Bilateral

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

    Preamble

Malaysia-Japan Economic Partnership
   Agreement
 (MJEPA) Enter into force on 13/7/2006
    (Completed & Signed on13/12/2005)
    FTA in goods, services and investment
   
News For Malaysian Exporters to Japan
   
Rules of Origin (Pg 22 onwards for textile products)
    Japan Tariff Schedule

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

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

Malaysia-Australia FTA
   
Effective on 1/1/2013

Malaysia-New Zealand FTA
    Effective on 1/8/2010
    NZ Tariff Schedule 
    Product Specific Rules (Pg 57-84)

Rules of Origin at a Glance

  European Union Adopts New GSP (1/1/2014)
      
Highlights of New GSP

  Canada Eliminates Tariffs on Baby Clothes (1/4/2013)

  Columbia Imposes a US$5 per kg tariff on Importing
     Clothing
 
(1/3/2013)

  Myanmar Foreign Investment Law 2012  

  Egypt Implement New Import Regulation Feb 2012

  EU Repeals Certificate of Origin Requirement for Textiles
     and Apparel
24 Oct 2011

  Pakistan Launched a Five Year Textile Policy (2009-2014)

  EU Directive 2008/121/EC on textile names (recast)
    
Published on 14 Jan 2009

  REACH Compliance
     FAQ on REACH

   Mercosur
     *  New Labeling for Textile Imports
(1-7-2008)
     *  Increase Apparel Import Duties

Textile and Apparel Exhibition Calendar

2014 Worldwide Textile and Apparel
Exhibition List

2015 Worldwide Textile and Apparel
Exhibition List

 

Resources

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MKMA Resource Centre

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Welcome to borrow books, magazines, CDs or print materials

New Books / Magazines on Shelf

bulletThe Economic Effects of Significant US Import Restraints
             (Published by US International Trade Commission, August 2009) 

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