FMM Seminar on Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Business Opportunities & Challenges for Manufacturers
Given the importance of TPPA in promoting greater market access at preferential rates to the duty-free market of 800 million people for Malaysian manufacturers, FMM is organising the above seminar on:
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) was signed on February 4, 2016 with participation from 12 member countries namely Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States and Vietnam. The cumulative GDP of the 12 countries accounted for nearly 40% of global GDP worth USD$ 30 trillion. In year 2015, 38% of Malaysia’s trade was with TPPA countries. Given the importance of TPPA in promoting greater market access at preferential rates to the duty-free market of 800 million people for Malaysian manufacturers, FMM is organising the above seminar on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 8.30am – 2.00 pm at Wisma FMM, Bandar Sri Damansara, Kuala Lumpur.
Why You Should Attend:
Understand the main elements of TPPA and how it affects the manufacturers;
- Update yourself on the export opportunities for Malaysian companies in TPPA;
- Learn on how to address non-tariff barriers to trade in TPPA; and
- Understand the key features of labour chapter and its impact on Malaysia’s labour legislations.
Invited speakers include Senior Officers from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Department of Standards Malaysia and Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR). You may download the programme/brochure for more details.
An early bird discount of RM50 will be given to registrations received on or before October 19, 2016. The duly completed form should be returned to FMM Head Office together with the correct payment made in favour of “Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers”. The closing date for registration is November 2, 2016.
For further enquiries, please contact Ms Ida Tan or Ms Jess Chong at Tel: 03-62867200 or Fax: 03-6274 1266 / 7288 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.