The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) has released the response to the Customs policy issues raised and deliberated at the Customs-Private Sector Consultative Panel (CPSCP) Meeting No. 1/2023 (“Minit Mesyuarat Panel Perundangan Kastam-Swasta Bil. 1/2023”) which was held on 16 May 2023.

The objective of the meeting is to discuss on Customs policy issues with various professional bodies and associations from the private sector.  The meeting was chaired by the Director General of Customs Malaysia.

The issues raised at the meeting include the following (extracted and reproduced in the original language as recorded in the minutes):-

Matters Arising  (Item 3.4.1 – 3.4.14)

1.   GST refunds based on returns submitted / revised after 2018

2.   LMW (Licensed Manufacturing Warehouse) company surrenders LMW licence and applies to be sales tax registered manufacturer

3.   Registered manufacturer (RM) imports raw materials under C1 sales tax exemption, but  due to quality issues, RM has to return the raw materials to overseas supplier

4.   Unproductive workflow

5.   Prohibition of imports order and manner of import

6.   Pertukaran dari bonded truck ke bonded truck yang lain

7.   Shipping agent licence (Lesen Ejen Perkapalan) under Seksyen 90 Akta Kastam 1967

8.   Proposed single application procedure for customs duties and sales tax exemptions

Discussion on New Issues (Item 3.5.1 – 3.5.14)

1.   Issue on the importation of goods in container

2.   Role of the shipping line

3.   Issues relating to implementation of MyExcise (faced by food industry under SBB)

4.   Expedite Implementation of Online System for LMW

5.   Custom Duties (Exemption) Order 2022

6.   Requirement for detailed information by Perlis State Customs

7.   Individual application for SST exemption for cases of Return after repair

8.   Value uplift

9.   Duty drawback

10.  Renewal of both forwarding agent licencee (BF) and the freight forwarder (BZ) licence

11.  Tempoh Permohonan Pembaharuan Lesen Ejen

12.  Company Forwarding Agent

13.  Termination of MYSTAT service

14.  Goods imported using MIDA exemption 14(2)

15.  Temporary import of cars for non-commercial purposes

16.  Bonded warehouse

17.  E-Commerce and courier shipments at Kota Kinabalu International Airport


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