As part of the ECSC service agreement, India and Malaysia have provided economically viable commitments in transport sectors and modes, which are expected to lead to increased trade in services. The ECSC also facilitates the temporary free movement of businessmen, including contract service providers, and independent professionals in economically viable sectors such as accounting and auditing, architecture, urban planning, engineering, medicine and dentistry, nursing and pharmaceuticals, computers and related services (SIR) and management consulting services. India-Malaysia trade reached $10 billion in 2010-11, a 26% increase over the previous year. Implementation of this agreement is expected to increase bilateral trade to $15 billion by 2015. “The ECSC will continue to follow the path already taken under the ASEAN-India Free Trade Agreement and will be a comprehensive agreement including economic cooperation, trade in goods and services and investment. The ECSC between the two countries would lead to superior and mutually beneficial economic cooperation,” a senior Foreign Ministry (MEA) official told the Sunday Guardian. MICECA is a comprehensive agreement covering trade in goods, trade in services, investment and the transport of individuals. It increases the benefits of the ASEAN-India Trade Agreement (AITIG) and will continue to facilitate and improve trade, services, investment and economic relations in both sectors in general. If you export to India, click on this link to check preferential tariffs under MICECA: current Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad opposed India and criticized the proclamation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). According to its statements, India has reversed import restrictions by restricting imports of palm oil from Malaysia. NormalTrack 1 (NT1): Rates for all products in NT1 are waived until September 30, 2013, three months before AITIG; Ms Nurfadhilah Syamimi Julaihi (Melaka) DL: 06-2530069 Email: nurfadhilah@miti.gov.my For Preferential Certificate of Origin / Rules of Origin related matters, please contact: . Qualifying value contained no less than 35% of the FOB value.

According to the MEA official quoted above, the two countries have been looking for ways to strengthen bilateral trade and bilateral cooperation since Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to Indonesia in 2018, and the current stalemate with Malaysia will lead to closer relations between Indonesia and India. Exports fell by 7.0% to $7.13 billion ($29.44 billion.RM) from $8.12 billion ($31.67 billion.RM) in 2015; The Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement between India and Malaysia (ECSC) will enter into force on 1 July 2011. The In india-Malaysia ECSC is India`s fourth bilateral comprehensive economic cooperation agreement after Singapore, South Korea and Japan. The ECSC provides for the liberalization of trade in goods, services, investment and other areas of economic cooperation. The Indie-Malaysia ECSC also facilitates cross-border investment between the two countries. The aim is to encourage investment and to establish a liberal, easy-to-be, transparent and competitive investment system. The ECSC creates an attractive operating environment for businesses in both countries to increase bilateral trade and bilateral investment. Ministry of International Trade and Industry Menara MITI, No. 7, Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

. India will increase tariffs on 3 palm products by 45% by 3 December 2018 (these three products have been excluded from tariff concessions under AITIG). Interested people can check the specific rules for your product in the following links. Indonesia is the world`s largest producer of palm oil, but India also imports 30% of its palm oil needs from Malaysia, and this is due to the lower price of the Malaysian variety due to the ECSC signed between India and Malaysia, which keeps costs low.