Businesses support moves to keep economic sectors open

“It was anticipated that two million people would lose their jobs and livelihood if the lockdown was imposed, ” its national president Datuk Michael Kang (file pic) said.

KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s decision not to implement a full-scale movement control order (MCO) has the support of chamber of commerce, industry, and small and medium enterprise (SME) associations.

The SME Association of Malaysia said a total lockdown this time around might cause 40% of SMEs to shut down and many multinational corporations to relocate their manufacturing operations to other countries.

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