• FTA/TPP

    PR BANTAH TPPA: MITI Must not Compromise Integrity of CBAs

    17 October 2013 MITI must not compromise integrity of CBAs It has been two months since the Cabinet instructed the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MITI) to prepare Cost and Benefit Analysis (CBA) on effects of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) on two areas of concern that are National Interest and Bumi and SME. Due to unfulfilled promises by Secretary General of MITI on the promised structured engagement and the conduct of the CBAs, Bantah TPPA had requested and was granted a meeting with MITI minister on 4th October. We have again conveyed our views to MITI minister on the gravity of questionable impartiality and capabilities of the parties…