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Minister of International Trade and Industry (Malaysia)

The current Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry is Vacant, since 10 May 2018.

Minister of International Trade and Industry
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Incumbent
Vacant

since 10 May 2018 (2018-05-10)
Ministry of International Trade and Industry
Style Yang Berhormat Menteri
(The Honourable Minister)
Member of Cabinet of Malaysia
Reports to Parliament of Malaysia
Seat Kuala Lumpur
Appointer Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Formation 31 August 1957 (1957-08-31)
First holder Tan Siew Sin
as Minister of Commerce and Industry
Deputy Vacant
Website www.miti.gov.my

The minister is supported by Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry which is Vacant.

The minister administers the portfolio through the Ministry of International Trade and Industry.

List of ministers of international trade and industryEdit

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of International Trade and Industry, or any of its precedent titles:[1]

Political Party:   Alliance   BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Tan Siew Sin
(1916–1988)
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Commerce and Industry 31 August 1957 21 January 1959 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I)
  Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
Alliance (UMNO) 20 September 1959 17 November 1959 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
Khir Johari
(1923–2006)
MP for Kedah Tengah
Alliance (UMNO) 18 November 1959 9 October 1962 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
Lim Swee Aun
(1915–1977)
MP for Larut Selatan
Alliance (MCA) 10 October 1962 3 June 1969 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II · III)
  Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Trade and Industry 3 January 1973 12 August 1973 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
Hussein Onn
(1922–1990)
MP for Johore Bahru Timor
BN (UMNO) 13 August 1973 14 September 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
Hamzah Abu Samah
(1924–2012)
MP for Temerloh
BN (UMNO) 15 September 1974 31 December 1977 Abdul Razak Hussein
(II)
Hussein Onn
(I)
  Mahathir Mohamad
(b. 1925)
MP for Kubang Pasu
BN (UMNO) 1 January 1978 16 July 1981 Hussein Onn
(I · II)
Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail
(b. 1932)
MP for Kota Bharu
BN (UMNO) 17 July 1981 16 July 1984 Mahathir Mohamad
(I · II)
  Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah
(b. 1937)
MP for Ulu Kelantan
MP for Gua Musang
BN (UMNO) 17 July 1984 28 April 1987 Mahathir Mohamad
(II · III)
Rafidah Aziz
(b. 1943)
MP for Selayang
MP for Kuala Kangsar
BN (UMNO) 20 May 1987 27 October 1990 Mahathir Mohamad
(III • IV • V • VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I • II)
Minister of International Trade and Industry 27 October 1990 17 March 2008
  Muhyiddin Yassin
(b. 1947)
MP for Pagoh
BN (UMNO) 18 March 2008 9 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(III)
  Mustapa Mohamed
(b. 1950)
MP for Jeli
BN (UMNO) 9 April 2009 10 May 2018 Najib Razak
(I · II)
Ong Ka Chuan
(b. 1954)
MP for Tanjong Malim
BN (MCA) Second Minister of International Trade and Industry 29 July 2015 10 May 2018 Najib Razak
(II)

ReferencesEdit