Strategic Trade Act (STA) Keeping Trade Safe For All

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the STA, MITI Collaborates with the U.S Agencies to Organise a 10th Anniversary Celebration and Conference from 8-9 April 2021

10 years ago, Malaysia enacted the Strategic Trade Act (STA) to fulfill its obligations under the UNSCR 1540. This year we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the #STA, marking the decade-long effort to ensure a safe environment for trade in the region.

Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Strategic Trade Secretariat (STS) in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State, Export Control and Related Border Security Program (EXBS) and U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will be organising the Strategic Trade Act (STA) 2010: 10th Anniversary Celebration and Conference from 8 - 9 April 2021.

Year 2021 marking the 10th year which the Strategic Trade Act 2010 (STA 2010) came into force.  The implementation of the Act which was enacted on 10 June 2010 and came into force on 1 January 2011 signifies Malaysia’s affirmation to deliver the obligations set forth under the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (UNSCR 1540). The programme hosted by The Honourable Senator Datuk Lim Ban Hong, Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry serves as a celebratory event for Malaysia’s leadership in Strategic Trade Management (STM) in this region. Please find attached the tentative programme agenda for reference.

With respect, you are cordially invited to attend the STA 2010 - 10th Anniversary Celebration and Conference via online platform. As this is a celebratory event, we would like to share the pleasure and knowledge with a maximum of five (5) domestic and/or international participants from your esteemed organisation. 

You may register the participations at this link: by 3:00 pm on 26 March 2021 (Friday)

Participation is based on a first come, first serve basis and will be automatically listed in the participant’s register once you have completed the online registration. The invite link will be provided via email close to the event’s date.

The celebration will start with a conference gathering strategic trade management experts to share knowledge, experience and continuously promote awareness on STM as well as the works undertaken by STS including the partner agencies and industries along the 10-year journey. Therefore, do not miss the chance to be part of this historical event. 

Please kindly contact 

Ms. Alice Simbun at 03-6208 4881/; or 

Ms. Elena Ong Aii at 03-6208 4873/ for any enquiry on the event.

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