Are the Malaysian restaurants that have closed during the pandemic truly gone for good?


Conservative estimates indicate that up to 30% of restaurants in Malaysia have closed their doors since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. — BLOOMBERG

All across the world, restaurants have been falling like dominoes on a rampage. In the United States, estimates indicate that 17% of eateries have been forced to close since the onset of the pandemic, according to intel from the country’s National Restaurant Association.

In Malaysia, things are even more dire. According to Restaurant & Bistro Owners Association vice president Jeremy Lim, a conservative estimate of restaurants that have shuttered their doors as a direct consequence of the pandemic is in the region of 25% to 30%.

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