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Penang Floods Contribution

Posted by on November 6, 2017 at 6:28 pm

Penang has experiences the serious natural disaster of floods water on 4&5 Nov 2017 in its history. Most parts of the island and the mainland were flooded while many roads were blocked by fallen trees and debris. The company has immediately response by contribution in kind to the victims of floods. Thanks to Michael Tan […]

Special Coverage on Malaysia Textile and Apparel Industry

Posted by on May 7, 2017 at 11:36 am

Local Malaysia prominent press media Nanyang Siang Pau Newspaper has an exclusive interview with Mr. Tang Chong Chin, The President of Malaysian Knitting Manufacturers Association (MKMA). The comprehensive and excitement of the exclusive interview has been published on internet by and hard copy dated 26th Apr and 07th May 2017 respectively. Based on the […]

MKMA Knitters up in arms over Bank Negara’s new forex policy

Posted by on December 7, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Malaysian Knitting Manufacturers Association (MKMA) expressed its total disappointment and strong objection in response to BNM’s Governor new instructions on Forex Policy which took effect from Monday, ie 05th Dec 2016. The Malaysian Knitting Manufacturers Association (MKMA) on Tuesday expressed what it termed as its “total disappointment” and “strong objection” to Bank Negara Malaysia’s new […]

How will TPP Benefit the Malaysian Textile Sector?

Posted by on March 19, 2016 at 9:36 am

MKMA had conducted a technical analysis talk on 19 March 2016, 10.00am at MKMA Serminar Hall, Batu Pahat, Johor. MKMA President Mr Tang Chong Chin briefed the participants on the technical requirements under the textile & apparel chapter of the TPPA. The major topics covered are as below:- Part A – Rules of Origin 1. […]

Seminar On Modernization of Garment & Textile Industry

Posted by on March 9, 2016 at 4:41 pm

MKMA President, Mr. Tang Chong Chin was invited to present on the event of ‘Seminar On Modernization of Garment & Textile Industry” organized by Elestar Sdn Bhd. The topic delivered by Mr. Tang is ‘Dialogue on the Potential Impact of the TPPA on the Malaysia Textiles and Apparel Industry’. The event was held at Dewan […]

MKMA – Leading Trade Association in Objecting Foreign Worker’s Hike of Levy

Posted by on February 1, 2016 at 5:35 pm

Malaysia’s government recent announced the increase of foreign workers’ levy hike by 200 to 400 % with immediate effect from 01 Feb 2016. The sudden decision was rejected outright by all the trade associations. The Malaysian Knitting Manufacturers Association (MKMA) has leaded and lashed out against a hike in foreign worker levy in the manufacturing […]

TPPA will grow Textile and Apparel Industry By 30pc

Posted by on January 20, 2016 at 10:00 am

President of Malaysian Knitting Manufacturers Association(MKMA), Mr. Tang Chong Chin has been invited by Malaysian Investment Development Authority(MIDA) to give a speech on impact of the TPPA on the Malaysian Textiles and Apparel Industry. The speech is presented on event ‘Dialogue on Potential Economic Impact of Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TTPA) on the Textile & Apparel […]

Malaysia Knitting Industry Wants Labour Issues Sewn Up

Posted by on November 17, 2015 at 11:10 am
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Local knitting industry worth more than RM4 billion per annum, contribute an impressive 3% to the national GDP. Malaysia Knitting Manufacturers Association (MKMA) president Tang Chong Chin told MALAYSIA SME that, ‘there are a few big players in the Malaysia knitting manufacturing sector, but for the most part, the overwhelming majority of operators in Malaysia […]

MKMA comments on Malaysia Budget 2015

Posted by on October 29, 2015 at 3:58 pm

MKMA disappointed with the New Malaysia Budget 2015 which was released on 23/10/2015.  MKMA members comment that more enterprise will be closed up.  

MKMA President Comment on Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Pact

Posted by on October 18, 2015 at 11:21 am

‘We have been long waiting for this.’ said Tang Chong Chin, Managing Director of United Sweethearts Garment Sdn. Bhd and also president of the Malaysia Knitting Manufacturers Association (MKMA). He commented that ‘Over a number of years, I believe the whole landscape of sourcing will be changed.’ ChinaPress and The Wall Street Journal Newspaper Clipping […]

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