The Ministry of International Trade and Industry, and its agencies, is ramping up efforts to address concerns of manufacturing companies to help facilitate their growth and development. “We are stepping up our efforts to engage with companies on the ground to gain insights into their operational issues to enable the Government to help allay their concerns. This effort is especially important in the current challenging economic environment," MITI Minister YB Dato' Sri Mustapa Mohamed said. YB Dato' Sri Mustapa was speaking to the media following a "Turun Padang" programme to the state of Selangor on Oct. 6. The working visit was organised by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA). The Minister began the programme with a visit to two logistics companies - Century Total Logistics and Syarikat Logistik Petikemas - followed by meetings with their respective senior management. Both companies are embarking on an expansion and diversification exercise of their...Read More
YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry at the ‘Turun Padang’ programme to Comtec Solar (M) Sdn. Bhd in Samajaya Free Industrial Zone, Kuching Sarawak. Comtec Solar, fully owned by Comtec Solar International Ltd, China, undertakes the production of solar grade silicon ingot and wafer solely for export market. The company currently employs more than 400 local workers. With 400MW production capacity, Comtec’s manufacturing base in Malaysia upon its completion will become one of the world biggest ‘N’ type wafer plant. Also present was YB Datuk Amar Haji Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, Minister for Industrial and Entrepreneur Development, Trade and Investment (MEITI), Sarawak. Both Ministers also visited Ching Yi Technology Sdn. Bhd, a local SME involved in engineering plastics, test sockets, surface treatments whose sole customer is Taiyo Yuden (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd.