Consolidated TPP Text – Annex IV – Schedule of Malaysia

Headnotes

1. Commitments under Chapter 17 (State-owned Enterprises and Designated Monopolies) are undertaken subject to the limitations and conditions set forth in these headnotes and in the Schedule below.

2. The preferences referred to in Annex IV – Malaysia – 2 shall not collectively comprise more than 40 per cent of the total value of a state-owned enterprise’s annual budget for purchases of goods and services for use in its commercial activities in the territory of Malaysia.

3. Paragraph 2 shall not apply to the following entities with respect to the purchase of goods and services directly related to the scope of business activities indicated below:

Obligations Concerned: Article 17.4.1(a) and (b) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations)

Article 17.4.2(a) and (b) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations)

Article 17.6.1(a) (Non-commercial Assistance) and 17.6.2(a), with respect to the production and sale of a good in competition with a like good produced and sold by a covered investment in the territory of Malaysia.

Entity: All state-owned enterprises and designated monopolies

Scope of Non-Conforming Activities: With respect to Article 17.4.1(a) and (b) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations) and Article 17.4.2(a) and (b) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations), Malaysia may require the Entity to accord preferential treatment in its purchases of goods or services for use in its commercial activities in the territory of Malaysia to goods or services sold by:

This reservation shall not apply with respect to Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), its subsidiaries or any new, reorganised or successor enterprise, when engaging in upstream activities in the oil and gas sector.

With respect to Article 17.6.1(a) (Non-commercial Assistance) and 17.6.2(a), Malaysia, its state enterprises or state-owned enterprises may provide non-commercial assistance to Bumiputera enterprises, pursuant to measures implementing Bumiputera Affirmative Action.

Obligations Concerned: Article 17.4.1(a) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations)

Article 17.4.1(b) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations)

Entity: Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), its subsidiaries or any new, reorganised or successor enterprise.

Scope of Non-Conforming Activities: With respect to Article 17.4.1(a) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations) and 17.4.1(b), the Entity may accord preferences to Malaysian enterprises in its purchase of goods or services when engaging in upstream activities in the oil and gas sector in the territory of Malaysia except for the following goods or services:

For the first year after signature of this Agreement, the preferences referred to above shall not comprise more than 70 per cent of the total value of the Entity’s annual budget for purchases of goods and services for use in its upstream activities in the territory of Malaysia.

For the second and third years after signature of this Agreement, the preferences shall not comprise more than 65 per cent of the total value of the Entity’s annual budget for purchases of goods and services for use in its upstream activities in the territory of Malaysia.

For the fourth year after signature of this Agreement, the preferences shall not comprise more than 60 per cent of the Entity’s annual budget for purchases of goods and services for use in its upstream activities in the territory of Malaysia.

For the fifth year after signature of this Agreement, the preferences shall not comprise more than 50 per cent of the Entity’s annual budget for purchases of goods and services for use in its upstream activities in the territory of Malaysia.

For the sixth year after signature of this Agreement and thereafter, the preferences shall not comprise more than 40 per cent of the Entity’s annual budget for purchases of goods and services for use in its upstream activities in the territory of Malaysia.

Note : Petroleum Development Act 1974 (PDA 1974) vested PETRONAS with the entire ownership in, and the exclusive rights, powers, liberties and privileges of exploring, exploiting, winning and obtaining and commercialising of conventional and unconventional petroleum and hydrocarbon resources, whether onshore or offshore of Malaysia.

In addition, pursuant to PDA 1974, PETRONAS is designated as the sole entity that may award petroleum arrangements and other related contracts for exploration, development and production activities in Malaysia.

Parties recognise that the fact that PETRONAS is the sole authority designated to award petroleum arrangements and other related contracts to other companies to engage in exploration, development and production of petroleum and hydrocarbon resources does not mean that PETRONAS is a designated monopoly for the purposes of Article 17.4.2 (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations).

Obligations Concerned: Article 17.4.1(a) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations)

Article 17.4.1(c) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations)

Entity: Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), its subsidiaries or any new, reorganised or successor enterprise.

Scope of Non-Conforming Activities: With respect to Article 17.4.1(a) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations), the Entity may sell natural gas and its byproducts at below market rates:

With respect to Article 17.4.1(c) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations), Malaysia may accord preferences to Malaysian persons in the sale of such goods.

Obligations Concerned: Article 17.6.1(a) (Non-commercial Assistance), with respect to the production and sale of a good in competition with a like good produced and sold by a covered investment in the territory of Malaysia

Article 17.6.1(b) (Non-commercial Assistance)

Entity: Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), its subsidiaries or any new, reorganised or successor enterprise.

Scope of Non-Conforming Activities: With respect to Article 17.6.1(a) (Non-commercial Assistance) and Article 17.6.1(b), Malaysia may provide the Entity with non-commercial assistance in the following circumstances:

provided that the government-mandated project does not itself confer an advantage to the Entity in its commercial activities.

With respect to Article 17.6.1(a) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations), Malaysia may provide the Entity with non-commercial assistance as compensation for carrying out government-mandated projects in the oil and gas sector necessary to ensure an adequate and sustainable supply of hydrocarbons or to develop capacity in the domestic oil and gas sector, provided that the government-mandated project does not itself confer an advantage to the Entity in its commercial activities.

Obligations Concerned: Article 17.4.1(a) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations)

Article 17.4.1(b) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations)

Entity: Felda Global Ventures Berhad or any new, reorganised or successor enterprise or entity.

Scope of Non-Conforming Activities: With respect to Article 17.4.1(a) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations) and Article 17.4.1(b), Felda Global Ventures Berhad may accord preferential treatment in its purchases of goods for the purpose of commercial resale to goods produced by its members or settlers who are participants in Federal Land Development Authority development schemes.

Measures : Land Development Ordinance 1956

Obligations Concerned: Article 17.4.1(a) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations)

Article 17.4.1(c) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations)

Entity: All existing and future Development Financial Institutions

Scope of Non-Conforming Activities: With respect to Article 17.4.1(a) (Non-discriminatory Treatment and Commercial Considerations) and Article 17.4.1(c), the Entity provides financial services within the territory of Malaysia for the purposes of promoting development. Such financial services are not intended to displace or impede financial services supplied by privately-owned enterprises from the relevant market.

The Entity may accord preferences to Malaysian persons in the supply of such financial services.

“Development Financial Institutions” means institutions which carry on any activity, whether for profit or otherwise, with or without any Government funding, with the purpose of promoting development in the financial, industrial, agricultural, commercial or other economic sector, including the provision of capital or other credit facility; and for the purposes of this definition, “development” includes the commencement of any new industrial, agricultural, commercial or other economic venture or the expansion or improvement of any such existing venture. “Development Financial Institutions” includes but is not limited to:

Measures : Development Financial Institutions Act 2002

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