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  • AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY - Matching growth with changing trends
    AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY - Matching growth with changing trends Consumer confidence in the automotive industry seems to have rebounded this year compared to last year, which was mired by economic uncertainty due to the appreciation of the US dollar. Even though dollar levels are arguably still not ideal, it seems to have not hampered industry growth as a whole - particularly due to strong economic principles that have been created since the the 2014 launch of the National Policy which developed specific focus on competitiveness and the gradual liberalisation of the industry. These setbacks did not hamper the creation of employment within the industry - 87,382 new jobs were created since the policy was introduced, of which 39,819 jobs were created through the Human Capital Development programmes undertaken by Malaysia Automotive Institute. Exports of automotive parts and components rise to RM11.2 billion last year, with August figures indicating a higher performance this year. Total industry volume figures until last…
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