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Malaysian glass manufacturers upset over European imports

Post Time:Aug 25,2011Classify:Industry NewsView:66

Malaysian glassmanufacturers are upset that a foreign consultant has asked Putrajaya Holdings not to use local glass products but to import them from Europe, according to an Aug. 25 report on thestar.com.

According to the article, N. Krishna Kumar, group country manager for Malaysian Sheet Glass Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Sheet Glass Pvt. Ltd., said a consultant recommended thatthe developersource glass for one of its building projects from Europe instead of the local manufacturers and glass processors.

Local producers said products from Europe would cost 15 percentto 20 percentmore than those processed locally.

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