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The Malaysian Consumer and Family Economics Association (MACFEA) or Persatuan Ekonomi Pengguna dan Keluarga Malaysia was established as a professional association in the field of consumer and family economics in Malaysia.


The association was officially launched on August 13, 1996 by the Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs, YB. Dato’ Abu Hassan Omar.

MACFEA is organising the 18th MALAYSIAN CONSUMER AND FAMILY ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION NATIONAL SEMINAR (MACFEA) 2014 Event - 18th MACFEA National Seminar Date - 27 and 28th August 2014 (Wednesday and Thursday) Venue - Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia. Theme - "The emergence of new consumer: Issues, challenges and opportunities". Abstract (350 words) submission by 31st May 2014 and extended abstract (5 pages) by 15th July 2013 to


To promote the advancement of professionals working in the area of Consumer and family Economics. To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and knowledge for those interested in promoting the economics well-being of consumers, families and business community. To encourage pertaining to Consumer and Family Economics and disseminate information arising from the research. To carry out the objectives of the Association either alone or in affiliation with other societies with other societies, associations, or groups having similar aims or objectives, locally and internationally.


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      CALL FOR PAPER THE 23rd MACFEA NATIONAL SEMINAR 2019 “Cost of Living: Issues and Implications” Jointly Organised by: Universiti Putra Malaysia and Malaysian Consumer and Family Economics Association (MACFEA) Date: 17th December 2019 Venue: Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor   The 23rd MACFEA National Seminar 2019 organised by Universiti Putra Malaysia...

MACFEA 23rd AGM – 21 March 2019

Assalamualaikum dan salam sejahtera, peringatan mesra untuk makluman semua pihak MACFEA akan mengadakan Mesyuarat Agong Tahunan MACFEA ke-23. Dijemput semua ahli MACFEA ke mesyuarat ini. Butiran Mesyuarat adalah seperti berikut : Tarikh : 21 Mac 2019 Masa : 9.00 pagi Tempat : Room Songket, Hotel Cyberview Resort & Spa Pihak hotel ada menyediakan :...