The Review Of The National Automotive Policy Is Still Ongoing And Has Not Been Finalized Yet

MEDIA STATEMENT BY DR. ONG KIAN MING, DEPUTY MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY (MITI) ON THE 27TH OF MARCH, 2019

I refer to the tweet by YB Khairy Jamaluddin, Member of Parliament of Rembau, yesterday (26th of March 2019) with a screenshot of the ongoing Review of the National Automotive Policy (NAP) and the highlighting of the word “flying vehicle”.

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MITI aims to be fully transparent on the issuance of Open Approved Permits (APs) for vehicles and motorcycles

Media Statement by Dr. Ong Kian Ming, Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI) on the 14th of March, 2019

One of the main contentions about the implementation of the Approved Permit (AP) policy in the past has been allegations that these APs were given to a small number of well-connected individuals and companies which then quickly sold the APs to other parties for a quick profit. These allegations led many people to ask for the abolition of the AP policy.

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SPEECH DELIVERED AT THE STANDARD CHARTERED BANK BELT AND ROAD FORUM AND CLIENT DINNER IN KUALA LUMPUR BY DR. ONG KIAN MING, DEPUTY MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY ON THE 8TH MARCH 2019

1.Since the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was launched by President Xi Jinping in 2013, it has become a pivotal feature of China’s domestic as well as its foreign policy. The BRI has the opportunity to surpass the Marshall Plan in terms of the scale and scope of its ambition.

2. When the BRI was first announced, there was a palpable sense of excitement over how the grand-scale investment plans would reshape global trade and relations. This was especially true in Asia, a fast growing region in dire need of investments for infrastructure. Estimates vary between US$1 trillion and US$8 trillion in terms of infrastructure demand for Asia up to 2030.

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