DRB-Hicom share up on proposed Proton-Indonesia joint venture

Proton is 50.1 per cent owned by DRB-Hicom and 49.9 per cent by hejiang Geely Holding Group via its wholly-owned subsidiary, Geely International (Hong Kong) Ltd. — Reuters pic
Proton is 50.1 per cent owned by DRB-Hicom and 49.9 per cent by hejiang Geely Holding Group via its wholly-owned subsidiary, Geely International (Hong Kong) Ltd. — Reuters pic

, July 11 — DRB-Hicom Bhd’s share on Bursa advanced in early trading today on news that the conglomerate is studying a proposed collaboration between and Indonesia to produce an Asean car.

At 9.51am, the stock rose two sen to RM2.10 with 1.51 million changing hands.

Yesterday, DRB-Hicom Group Managing Director Syed Faisal Albar said a discussion on the matter was taking place as a memorandum of understanding was signed in 2015 between its subsidiary, Proton Holdings Bhd, and an Indonesian company to undertake the .

“There is no cost involved and we need to study it a lot,” he told reporters after briefing the Council of Eminent Persons here today.



Proton is 50.1 per cent owned by DRB-Hicom and 49.9 per cent by -based automaker, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group via its wholly-owned subsidiary, Geely International (Hong Kong) Ltd.

It was reported earlier that the joint effort between Proton and Indonesia to produce an Asean car was revived following talks between Prime Minister Tun Mohamad and Indonesian President Joko Widodo last month. — Bernama

Source: The Malay Mail Online





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