Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Malaysia)

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Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
Kementerian Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri
Ministry overview
Jurisdiction Government of Malaysia
Headquarters Menara Miti
No. 7, Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah
50480 Kuala Lumpur.[1]
Ministers responsible
Deputy Ministers responsible
Ministry executive
  • Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria, Secretary-General
Child agencies
Website www.miti.gov.my
"Ministry of Trade (Malaysia)" redirects here.

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Malay: Kementerian Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri), abbreviated 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 at the Menara Miti on Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah in Kuala Lumpur.[1] It is the only ministry that has not moved to Putrajaya.[3]

Background[edit]

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).

In November 2015, MITI relocated its headquarters from Kompleks Pejabat Kerajaan, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim to Menara Miti on Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah.[1]

Objective[edit]

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.

Functions[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Miti moving to new HQ.The Star (Malaysia) 17 November 2015. Retrieved on 17 November 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Najib to lead Malaysian delegation at APEC.Free Malaysia Today 17 November 2015. Retrieved on 17 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Malaysian envoy acclaims Sejong City." (Archive) The Korea Times. 23 September 2012. Retrieved on 1 January 2014.

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