Government confident in automakers’ competitiveness.
The Malaysian government backs away from its proposal to merge the country’s two major automakers, replacing the idea with a plan to help them form a strategic partnership in marketing and procurement of parts from local vendors. International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed says during parliamentary question time that the initial proposal, made in 2010, to merge Perodua and Proton was aimed at creating a stronger entity and strengthening their ability to compete ...
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