ATI Dialogue with Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operative and Consumerism
The Association of Tyre Importers Kuala Lumpur and Selangor (ATI) initiated a meeting with the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operative and Consumerism on 7th August, following feedback from some dealers over the confusion about SIRIM marking on tyres.
A total of 20 representatives, including those from ATI, Malaysian Association of Tyre Retreaders & Dealers Societies (MATRDS), Selangor & Federal Territory Tyre Dealers & Retreaders’ Association (STDRA), attended the meeting with Kamaruddin Mohd Yassin, Petaling Jaya Chief District Enforcement Officer, Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-Operative and Consumerism, and his enforcement team members. The objective was to seek clarification and discuss about Tyre Standards Certification Marking Compliance, including SIRIM, ECE and DOT.
The Ministry officials emphasised that all tyres sold in Malaysia must conform to carrying the Malaysia SIRIM, UN ECE or FMVSS DOT certification marking.