The MPCEPA encompasses liberalisation in trade in goods and services, investment, as well as bilateral technical cooperation and capacity building in areas such as sanitary and phytosanitary measures, intellectual property protection, construction, tourism, healthcare and telecommunications.
TRADE WITH PAKISTAN
Malaysia’s trade with Pakistan expanded by 11.1% to RM5.56 billion (US$1.34 billion) from RM5.01 billion (US$1.29 billion) in 2015.
Total exports increased by 17.8% to RM4.85 billion (US$1.17 billion) from RM4.12 billion (US$1.06 billion) in 2015.
Total imports decreased by 20.1% to RM711.9 million (US$172.1 million) as compared to RM891.3 million (US$230.0 million) in 2015.
Areas covered under MPCEPA include:
Trade in Goods
Rules of Origin
Customs Procedures and Cooperation
Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Technical Barriers to Trade
Trade in Services
Dispute Settlement Mechanism
TRADE IN GOODS
- Under MPCEPA both Malaysia and Pakistan will progressively reduce or eliminate tariffs on their respective industrial and agricultural products. Commitments by the countries are reflected in their Schedule of Commitments.
RULES OF ORIGIN
How does your product enjoy the Preferential Duties?
- In order for your product to enjoy the preferential duties, it must fulfill the Rules of Origin criteria under MPCEPA which is a Qualifying Value Content of 40% or Change in Tariff Classification.
Interested parties can review the specific rules related to your product in the following links:
The MPCEPA is a comprehensive agreement and it covers liberalization of Trade in Services as well. Pakistan offered maximum foreign equity participation of 60% in all sectors and there are no limitations on the number of Malaysian employed per organization. Sectors of interest to Malaysia include professional services, construction and related engineering services, education services and telecommunication services.
Pakistan's Schedules of Specific Services Commitments
Malaysia's Schedules of Specific Services Commitments
For Preferential Certificate of Origin / Rules of Origin related matters, please contact:
- Ms. Zurina Abd Rahim
DL: 03-6208 4751
- Mr. Muhammad Mustaqim Balqsim
- Ms. Nurfadhilah Syamimi Julaihi (Melaka)
For other enquiries, please contact the FTA focal point(s) as follows:
- Mr Aiman Wong Chee Ming
DL : 03 - 62000 0484
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