Manufacturers urge Putrajaya to allow production during shutdown
It is critial to allow the industry to operate to prevent its collapse, says FMM president.
Copy URLWith 60,000 manufacturers in Malaysia, it is estimated that the one-month operational shutdown could cost the GDP about RM65 billion. – EPA pic, April 9, 2020.THE Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has called on the government to allow essential product manufacturers to operate at full capacity and non-essential manufacturers, at half capacity during the movement control order period.
“Allowing the industry to operate is critical to prevent the industry from collapsing following an almost month-long closure of most businesses,” said FMM president Soh Thian Lai. Read more: TheMalaysianInsight »
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