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Weekly News 40/15 (3/10/2015)                                                  And More.... Malaysia Import Tariff (Textile & Apparel Items only)

  USFTA Import Report
  MTFTA - Turkey Schedule
  Malaysia Rate of Import Duty under MTFTA
  Global Textile Industry Gearing Up For ITMA
  Good Chance for Conclusion of TPP: Mustapa
  MTFTA List of Working or Processing Required
  Showcase Product Samples at MECC for 2016 Session
  New Vietnam Rules for Formaldehyde & Azo Dyes in textiles
  Global Sources Exhibition
     Date: 27-30/10/2015      Venue: AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong

  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

ITMA 2015 Rome/Vatican/Pisa/Florence/Venice/Milan Tour
Date of Departure: 7/11/2015          Date of Return: 16/11/2015

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Worldwide Textile and Apparel Exhibition List

2015       2016


MKMA Publications

Members Directory 2015-2017
Booking Form
Newsletter Advertiement Booking Form Volume 19 Issue 2-3
Apr - Sept
Volume 19 Issue 1
Jan - Mar
Volume 18 Issue 4
Oct - Dec 2014
Volume 18 Issue 3
Jul - Sept 2014
Volume 18 Issue 2
Apr - Jun 2014
Malaysian News

Goods and Services Tax  Act 2014 (GST)
    * General Guide
    * Guide on Manufacturing
* Guide on ATS
    * Guide on FIZ & LMW

    * Guide on ATMS
    * Guide on Hire Purchase & Credit Sale
    * Guide on Leasing
    * Local Sales by LMW / FIZ
    * GST Tax Returns : Form 03(Draft)
 * GST Tax Returns : Form 03(Guideline)

GST Frequently Asked Issues
    *  GST Relief (Amended) Order 2015   effective on 30/3/2015

   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 on 1/5/2013

Malaysian Textile & Clothing Performance
   2013    2012    2011    2010
   2009    2008    2007    2006


  Abolishment On The Implementation The New Structure Of
     Financial Assistance For Training Grant Schemes
       Date: 31 Dec 2014
     SBL Scheme Infokit

  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  (16/7/2012)     
Guideline on the Implementation of MWO (6/9/2012)      
Directives on deductions of FW's wages (9/4/2013)  
   -  Deduction for Levy
       -  Deductions for Accommodation Cost

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

   Minimum Retirement Age Bill 2012      
12% EPF Contributions For Members Up To Age 60

   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

  2016 Malaysia Public Holidays



Malaysian / ASEAN FTA Developments

Grants & Incentives


The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)
  FAQs on TPP (Sep 2013)
    Brief on TPP (Sep 2013 MITI)
    TPPA: Implications for Malaysia's Domestic Value-
       Added Trade
( Oct 2014 UNCTAD)
    U.S. Textile Manufacturing and the Trans-Pacific
       Partnership Negotiations

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 1/6/2015  
     Turkey's Tariff Schedule 
     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
New Guidelines for Market Development
         Grants (2014)  

Soft Loans (Manage by MIDF)
MIDF Government Financial Assistance

bulletSoft Loan for SMEs

bulletSoft Loan for Factory Relocation

bulletSoft Loan for ICT

bulletSoft Loan For Automation and Modernisation

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