Malaysia hopes that negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) can be concluded by the end of this year to enable Malaysian companies to expand their export markets, Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Dr Ong Kian Ming said today.
Ong said Malaysia is also exploring the possibility of restarting negotiations for other free trade agreements (FTAs) with European countries.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 16): The FBM KLCI paused this morning, tracking the stall at regional markets.
At 9.10am, the FBM KLCI fell 3.55 points to 1,675.87.
The losers included Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd, Public Bank Bhd, QL Resources Bhd, Tenaga Nasional Bhd, Hap Seng Consolidated Bhd, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd, Petronas Gas Bhd, Alliance Bank Malaysia Bhd, Petronas Dagangan Bhd and Genting Plantations Bhd.