Effective June 1, 2022, Malaysia intends to ban export of poultry products to ensure sufficient domestic supply. This is the latest in a series of measures taken to try to combat rising food prices in the country.
As Malaysia's economy begins to recover from COVID-19 impacts, U.S. exporters can find strong opportunities in the retail food and food processing sectors. While recovery may take longer in the HRI sector, Malaysians' love of dining out and continued development of tourism will contribute to future growth in this area.
This report provides information on the regulations and procedures for the importation of food and agricultural products from United States to Malaysia. This report supplements the Malaysia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) – Export Certificate Report 2021.
This report provides information on the export certification requirements of the Government of Malaysia. This report supplements the Malaysia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standard (FAIRS) – Country Report 2021.
The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing movement control orders have severely impacted the Malaysian hotel, restaurant, and institutional (HRI) industry, with a significant decline of 71.2 percent to $12.5 billion in tourism receipts in 2020.