April 2007 update on the Australia-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement Negotiations
Departure of key Malaysian negotiating personnel saw the
postponement of the scheduled March 2007 negotiating session.
We are currently seeking alternate dates.
Australian officials presented at a Federation of Malaysian
Manufacturers' Conference on Government Procurement in Kuala
Lumpur on 27 March 2007. Australia's current Government
Procurement policies and our experiences in negotiating Government
Procurement provisions in free trade agreements were highlighted
and appreciated by the Malaysian audience. We underscored the
benefits of including Government Procurement provisions in