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Press Release on Hikes in Foreign Worker Levies

 |  February 02, 2016  | Posted in Press Releases |  Post a comment  |  

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We, as representatives of employer and trade organisations, are shocked and appalled by the government’s sudden announcement of the hike in foreign worker (FW) levy ranging from 100% to 300% without any prior notice or consultation with stakeholders. We are totally surprised and disappointed by the abruptness of this announcement, given that the government has been potraying that it is an inclusive and consultative government.
 
We are deeply concerned as the hike in foreign worker levies would detrimentally impact the cost of doing business which could  lead to business failures and would ultimately be passed on to consumers and result in price increases. Some of our concerns are as follows:

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Statement by Datuk Ter Leong Yap - Announcement by YAB Prime Minister on 2016 Budget Recalibration

 |  January 28, 2016  | Posted in Press Releases |  Post a comment  |  

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Datuk Ter Leong Yap, President of the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) was invited to attend the 2016 Budget Recalibration Speech by YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd. Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia that was held today at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC).

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The Pros & Cons of Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) to Malaysian Businesses

 |  January 27, 2016  | Posted in Press Releases |  Post a comment  |  

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Twelve (12) Ministers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries concluded the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations on 5th October 2015. Subsequently, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) released the full details of the TPPA on 5th November 2015, and followed by the independent cost-benefit analyses (CBAs) on the potential economic impact and the study of the impact on national interest which provides the public with more transparent, informed and detailed analysis of TPPA impact on Malaysia.

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