Extract from “Will TPPA benefit rakyat or actually cause more hardships? — Pakatan Harapan youth”

TPPA may not be able to mitigate any possible increase of prices of goods. With the current economic slowdown, GST implementation together with the weakened ringgit already spelling troubles to consumers nationwide, large corporations may decide to pocket any cost savings received from liberalisation of trade by maintaining the pricing of their goods or worse, colluding with a few big players to increase the prices.

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