JOHOR BAHRU: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs has launched a new logo for Malaysian products which will be applied from November 1.
Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi (Photo) said the improved logo was in line with the ministry’s desire to see more locally made products recognized and known nationally and internationally.
The enhancement includes expanding the logo category to Malaysian Products, Malaysian Made and Malaysian Design, which aims to give more businesses the opportunity to apply for and obtain recognition of the logo mark.
“Made in Malaysia logo marking brings added value and quality assurance to a locally produced product as it would have to go through an application procedure and is not given away easily.
“It also indirectly creates demand for major commodities produced in the country and further increases cash flow to the national economy,” he said at the launch of the Malaysian Goods Carnival (KBM) at Angsana Mall. Johor Bahru here Friday October 14th. .
Nanta said the ministry aims to produce more quality local products or goods to end dependence on foreign products and reduce the influx of imported goods.
Meanwhile, he said the ministry is targeting a sales value of RM3.28 billion through the Buy Malaysian Goods (KBBM) campaign this year. – Bernama