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Preferential Certificate of Origin


   The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has been  
     authorised by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
     to be the sole distributor of the Preferential Certificate of Origin (PCO).

   The PCOs are used to apply for preferential tariff reduction for products
     offered under the Free Trade Agreements between Malaysia and partner 
     countries, provided the rules of origin are fulfilled.


Cover page of Preferential C.O
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   TYPES OF PREFERENTIAL CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN (PCO) AVAILABLE               
 


Certificate of Origin Regional / Bilateral Free Trade Agreements /
Other Agreements
 Sample Form

GSP Form A

Generalised System of Preference 
  • Trade document used to obtain reduced or duty free tariffs on eligible products exported by the preference receiving countries to markets of the preference giving countries on the general rates of duty normally applicable.

  • Preference giving countries are Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Belarus, Khazakhstan and Russian Federation. 
Form A
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ATIGA Form D ASEAN Trade in Goods and Agreement 
  • Effective in 1993

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ACFTA Form E ASEAN China Free Trade Agreement 
  • Early harvest – January 1, 2004
  • Fully implemented – July 1, 2005
Form E
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AKFTA Form Attachment 1 ASEAN Korea Free Trade Agreement 
  • Entered into force on June 1, 2007
Form AK
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AKFTA Form Attachment 2
 ASEAN Korea Free Trade Agreement
  • Entered into force on January 1, 2014
 Form AK
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AJCEP Form ASEAN Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership
  • Entered into force on February 1, 2009
Form AJ
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AIFTA Form ASEAN India Free Trade Agreement 
  • Entered into force on January 1, 2010
Form AI
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AANZFTA Form 1
ASEAN Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement 
  • Entered into force in January 1, 2010
Form AANZ
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AANZFTA Continuation Sheet
 ASEAN Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement
  • Entered into force in October 1, 2015


 Form AANZ
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MPCEPA Form
Malaysia-Pakistan Closer Economic Partnership Agreement 
  • Early harvest – October 1, 2005
  • Fully implemented – January 1, 2008
Form MPCEPA
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MJEPA Form Malaysia-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement 
  • Entered into force on July 13, 2006
Form MJEPA
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MNZFTA Form Malaysia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement 
  • Entered into force on August 1, 2010
Form MNZ
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MICECA Form Malaysia-India Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement 
  • Entered into force on July 1, 2011
Form MICECA
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MCFTA Form
Malaysia-Chile Free Trade Agreement
  • Entered into force on February 25, 2012

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MAFTA Form
Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement
  • Entered into force on January 1, 2013

 
MTFTA Form
 Malaysia-Turkey Free Trade Agreement
  • Entered into force on August 1, 2015
Form AK
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Regional / Bilateral FTAs Wholly Obtained (WO/X) / Produced
Entirely (PE)
Regional Value
Content (RVC) 40% /  Qualifying Value Content (QVC) 40%
Change in Tariff Heading (CTH) Back-To-
    Back                           
Third Party Invoicing
ATIGA
ACFTA -
AKFTA
AJCEP
AANZFTA
AIFTA 35% + CTSH 35% + CTSH
MPCEPA - -
MJEPA -
MNZFTA - -
MICECA 35% + CTSH 35% + CTSH -
MCFTA  √  √  -   √
 


   PROCEDURES TO EXPORT USING PREFERENTIAL CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN       
 


  Establish tariff classification of product.
  Check if the product is included in the tariff reduction and elimination schedule.
  Comply with Rules of Origin by submitting Cost Analysis (CA) and Preferential Certificate of Origin
    (PCO) application through the Electronic Preferential Certificate of Origin (e-PCO) system.
  Other functions of e-PCO include the following:

    1.  Online approval by MITI
    2.  Online enquiry of application status



   WHICH
AUTHORITY ENDORSE THE PREFERENTIAL CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN?  

The certifying authority for all Preferential Certificates of Origin (PCO) is the Trade Cooperation
and Industry Coordination Section of Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)

The services are also available at MITI branch offices in Penang, Johor, Kelantan, Perak, Pahang, Sabah
and Sarawak.


For any enquiries on Preferential Certificate of Origin, please contact:

Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
Trade Cooperation and Industry Coordination Section

Ground Floor, (Service Counter)
Menara MITI, No.7
Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah
50480 Kuala Lumpur

Tel    :   03-8000 8000
Email:    webmiti@miti.gov.my



Updated on June 16, 2020

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