GROUP PRESIDENT / CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Date: 3 February 2016
Subject: New levy for foreign workers
Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad (FGV) appeals for the Government to reconsider its decision to increase the levy for foreign workers in the plantation sector effective 1 February 2016. The new levy imposed for workers in the plantation sector is a significant jump of 154% from RM590 to RM1, 500, an increase of RM910.