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Sarawak DCM: Putrajaya to investigate if cabotage process lift will revoke prices

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Tan Sri Dr James Masing pronounced a Transport Ministry will control a examination 6 months after a cabotage grant has taken effect, to establish either it leads to cheaper products in Sabah and Sarawak.  Picture by Sulok TawieTan Sri Dr James Masing pronounced a Transport Ministry will control a examination 6 months after a cabotage grant has taken effect, to establish either it leads to cheaper products in Sabah and Sarawak. — Picture by Sulok TawieKUCHING, May 19 — The Transport Ministry will control a investigate on either a dismissal of a cabotage process from Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan will lead to cheaper products in Sarawak, a state’s emissary arch apportion pronounced today.

Tan Sri Dr James Masing pronounced a examination will be conducted 6 months after a cabotage grant takes outcome on Jun 1 this year.

“There are other claims to contend that a grant of a process would not lead to reduce prices of alien products to Sarawak, afterwards there has to be some other reasons because it is so,” he said, explaining a need to control a minute study.

Winding a discuss in a state legislative assembly, Masing, who is also a state apportion of infrastructure growth and transportation, suggested there could be other cost factors within a travel sequence that a supervision competence have ignored that would not lead to reduce prices of alien products in a state, even with a process grant in force.

He pronounced a state supervision is peaceful to listen to opinions and submit from consumers and shippers who are both influenced by a policy.

“Whatever it is, a state supervision will have to take everybody’s views into care and entrance adult with solutions that advantage a infancy of a people,” he said.

He pronounced it is normal for consumers to assume that a cost of products would be reduced in suit with a rebate in sea charges, that is a member that is directly associated to a policy.

Explaining a motive to call for a abolition, Masing pronounced a supervision has done a comparison on a sea burden charges for Port Klang to Kuching and Bangkok to Port Klang for a purpose of calculating a rate formed on movement time, not on distance.

He pronounced both with movement time of 3 days and formed on a 20-footer containerised cargo, a sea burden from Port Klang to Kuching is during RM1,830 (US$425), while a sea burden for Bangkok to Port Klang is RM645 (US$150).

“That is a disproportion of RM1,180 (US$275),” he said.

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