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20 February 2017 - A Briefing and Dialogue Session on the Impact of Ringgit depreciation on SMEs was held on 20 February 2017 at SME Corp. Malaysia. This programme aims to provide a platform for SMEs and association representatives to share information and to discuss on issues related in overcoming the effects of the Ringgit depreciation and to also obtain views and advise in dealing with the current challenging economic situation.
This programme was officiated by YB Datuk Haji Ahmad Haji Maslan, Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI). Also present during the programme were representative from the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and representatives from MITI agencies.
SESI TAKLIMAT DAN DIALOG: KESAN KEJATUHAN RINGGIT KEPADA PKS
20 Februari 2017 - Sesi Taklimat dan Dialog mengenai Kesan Kejatuhan Ringgit terhadap PKS telah diadakan pada 20 Februari 2017 di SME Corp. Malaysia. Program ini bertujuan untuk menyediakan platform kepada PKS dan wakil – wakil... Read More
52 officials from various ministries and agencies participated in the International Trade Issues Workshop co-organized by MITI and Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSiS), Singapore. The 3-day workshop aimed to provide opportunities for government officials to learn more about issues and challenges faced in implementing international trade policies such as FTA, TPP, WTO and RCEP. It also focused on Global Value Chains and Trade Policies Formulation.
Eight (8) ministries, i.e. Ministry of Finance (MOF), Economic Planning Unit (EPU), Ministry of Plantation Industrial and Commodity (MPIC), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE), Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and Ministry of Works (MOW) joined MITI and its agencies at the workshop.
KOTA BAHARU, Dec 14 (Bernama) — The government is conducting a comprehensive study on the ringgit’s depreciation, says International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.
He said the study was jointly undertaken by his ministry, Bank Negara Malaysia, Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) of the Prime Minister’s Department to ascertain the impact of the falling ringgit on the economy.
“We have experts in the government, Bank Negara Malaysia, MOF and EPU who are carrying out studies to determine if the depreciating ringgit is good or bad and if it has a positive effect on the economy,” he told reporters after presenting prizes and BMW cars to winners of a contest organised by Bank Islam Malaysia here, Sunday.
Mustapa said as a trading nation, the depreciation of the ringgit would definitely have an effect and it was necessary for the study to determine its impact on imports, exports, inflation, manpower and others.
“Ups and down in... Read More
DAVOS (Switzerland), Jan 21 (Bernama) — The opposition claim that the Malaysian economy is in crisis is absurd and irresponsible, says International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.
He said the baseless accusation made by the opposition, which compared the country’s current economic situation to the likes of the 1997/1998 economic financial crisis, was not based on facts and indepth research.
“In actual fact, in matters concerning core issues such as the nation’s economy, racial ties and religion, we must think as one.
“In this aspect, it is clear that the opposition is attempting to shake the confidence of people and the international community of Malaysia’s economic prospects.
“This is an irresponsible action,” he told Malaysian reporters on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum which began here on Tuesday.
Describing the current economic situation as challenging, Mustapa said the situation today was far different from what occurred... Read More