Dropping AP for food imports could jeopardise Malaysia’s production, stakeholders warn
KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — The government’s move to abolish approved permits (APs) for food imports was a short-term solution that could cause lasting problems for Malaysia’s...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — The government’s move to abolish approved permits (APs) for food imports was a short-term solution that could cause lasting problems for Malaysia’s food security, industry observers and stakeholders said."The government needs to monitor and control what needs to be imported to take care of our welfare too, the local farmers. We are all struggling badly as is," he said.
Spikes in demand and global supply shocks have caused fertilisers and pesticides to increase by 50 and 100 per cent in price, respectively, while many producers were also struggling with manpower issues, he said.He reportedly said he also ordered the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries (Mafi) to prepare short- and long-term plans to avoid a food crisis in this country, due to issues such as the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, which has affected global wheat supply.
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