AOMG Statistics Training 2010

Category: News Published: Monday, 03 May 2010

The Asean Oleochemical Manufacturers Group (AOMG) was formed in 1986 to promote co-operation and coordination among the oleochemical manufacturers in the ASEAN region. Among the objectives of AOMG is the compilation and dissemination of information of common concern as well as to provide facilities for consultation and exchange of views between and among members. Agreement to participate in the AOMG Statistics is one of the pre-requisite of membership.  Credibility and reliability of information is necessary to determine industry performance and trends and in fulfilling AOMG objectives. Towards this end, AOMG has drawn up the “AOMG Statistic Compilation Training Guide” for members to follow consistently.   

Ms Grace Loh of Fatty Chemical (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd was elected AOMG Statistics Chairperson at the AOMG AGM on 8 March 2010 and her first action was to arrange for the statistics re-training on 9 April 2010 to facilitate understanding of the procedure and guidelines of the Statistics Compilation and to improve the reliability of the Statistics. Mr M F Lok who was the previous chairperson and recently retired from FPG Oleochemicals Sdn Bhd kindly agreed to conduct the training. The training was attended by representatives from member companies in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.


Ms Grace Loh said, “The commitment, and co-operation of all the AOMG members to submit the required Statistical data using the Standardized Format and within the deadlines are important factors to maintain information credibility. Confidentiality of members’ actual data is assured with the engagement of TMF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES MALAYSIA SDN BHD as the Statistic Agency to aggregate all the members’ data. Each Member’s data is forwarded directly to the Statistic Agency and only the aggregated data of participating members is disseminated.”  


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