• FTA/TPP

    Open Letter Response to MITI on TPPA

    20 May, 2013  To:     The Ministry of International Trade and Industry Block 10, Government Offices Complex, Jalan Duta, 50622 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia  We refer to the statement issued by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to the press on 15 May, 2013, following the remarks made a day earlier by the chief executive officerof the Malay Economic Action Council (Majlis Tindakan Ekonomi Melayu), Mohd Nizam Mashar, in relation to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). MITI made three main points in response to the issues raised by Mohd Nizam.  1. MITI describes the TPPA as an ambitious deal that would bring into one free trade agreement (FTA) the economies of…