Publication

Newsletter 2013

1st Quarter Issue

NOTES FROM THE PRESIDENT

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY NEWS
  • Frepenca Sees Flat Outlook for Semiconductor, Electronics
  • Credit Suisse: Taiwan to Lead in Electronics Exports
  • Mild Recovery Under Way

GENERAL BUSINESS NEWS
  • Levy Cheer for Bosses
  • MITI to Probe on Electrolytic Tinplate Dumping

ECONOMIC NEWS
  • Malaysia's 2013 GDP May See Up to 5.5pc Growth

MEMBERS' NEWS
  • Artistic Employees Get Chance to Shine
  • Chinese Touch to New Pewter Range

2nd Quarter Issue

NOTES FROM THE PRESIDENT

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY NEWS
  • Putting New Energy Into E&E Sector
  • Unisem Results Reflect Volatile Semiconductor Sector Outlook
  • Samsung May Turn to Big Rival to Fill Orders
  • MAEI Expects E&E Exports to Hit RM49b
  • Huawei Eyes Enterprises
  • Sony Posts First Profit Since 2008

ECONOMIC NEWS
  • China HSBC Flash PMI Falls, Points to Tepid Q2 Recovery
  • Modest Malaysia's GDP growth in Q1
  • Malaysia to maintain Q2 GDP growth of 5-6pc

MEMBERS' NEWS
  • The World On a Pewter Platter
  • Pewter Pendants to Suit Your Mood

3rd Quarter Issue

NOTES FROM THE PRESIDENT

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY NEWS
  • Most FIZ Firms Brace for Flat Q3
  • Electrifying Future

BUSINESS NEWS
  • MTCMA Happy with MITI Decision to Impose Anti-Dumping Duty
  • Better Understanding
  • ‘Malaysians Receptive to Govt’s TPP Stand’

MEMBERS' NEWS
  • Celebrating Vapour with Pewter
  • It’s all in the name
  • Volume in Vapour
  • Designer magic
  • Perstima Sees Regaining Market Share on Anti-Dumping Move
  • Perstima Aims to Regain Lost Ground
  • Visits to the Malaysia Smelting Corporation Bhd (MSC)’s Tin Smelting Plant, Penang, and Rahman Hydraulic Tin Sdn Bhd (RHT)’s Tin Mine, Klian Intan, Perak.

4th Quarter Issue

NOTES FROM THE PRESIDENT

BUSINESS NEWS
  • MAEI: Need for Clarification on Tax
  • Malaysia 6th Most Business-friendly Country, World Bank Report Shows
  • Business Costs Seen to Rise Next Year

ECONOMY NEWS
  • Economy Poised for 5.0-5.5pc Growth Next Year
  • Exports Up in September
  • Economy on Track to Hit Growth Target
  • Govt Bullish on Higher Q4 Growth

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY NEWS
  • Japan Electronics Firms Struggle
  • Intel Set to Lay Off 300 Employees
  • Ibiden Expands Malaysian Operations
  • Electrical, Electronic Exports Set to Rebound This Year
  • Pensonic Plans Tie-ups with SMEs

MEMBERS' NEWS
  • Royal Selangor Pewter Not Deterred by High Hong Kong Rent Levels