Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Malaysia)

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Ministry of International Trade and Industry
Malay: Kementerian Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri
Ministry overview
Formed April 1956
Jurisdiction Malaysia
Headquarters Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Minister responsible Mustapa Mohamed
Deputy Minister responsible Hamim Samuri
Ministry executive
Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria, Secretary General
Child agencies Malaysian Industrial Development Authority
Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation
Malaysian Productivity Corporation
SME Corporation Malaysia
Halal Industry Development Corporation

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) is a government ministry that is responsible determining the policies and direction to achieve the goals of International Trade and Industries. The ministry has its headquarters in Block 10 of the Government Offices Complex in Kuala Lumpur.[1] It is the only ministry that has not moved to Putrajaya.[2]


The Ministry of Commerce and Industry was established in April 1956 and situated in Government Office, Jalan Raja. The Ministry was then renamed the Ministry of Trade and Industry in February 1972. On 27 October 1990, the Ministry was separated into two Ministries which are: Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI); and Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDN).


To plan, legislate and implement international trade and industrial policies that will ensure Malaysia’s rapid development towards achieving National Economic Policy and Vision 2020.


To plan, formulate and implement policies on industrial development, international trade and investment. To encourage foreign and domestic investment. To promote Malaysia’s exports of manufacturing products and services by strengthening bilateral, multilateral and regional trade relations and cooperation. To enhance national productivity and competitiveness in the manufacturing sector.


  1. ^ "Contact Us." Ministry of International Trade and Industry. Retrieved on 1 January 2014. "Ministry of International Trade and Industry Block 10, Government Offices Complex, Jalan Duta, 50622 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia" - Malay: "Kementerian Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri Blok 10, Kompleks Pejabat Kerajaan, Jalan Duta, 50622 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia "
  2. ^ "Malaysian envoy acclaims Sejong City." (Archive) The Korea Times. 23 September 2012. Retrieved on 1 January 2014.

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