60% of eateries risk permanent shutdown if dine-in ban continues, say F&B groups

KUALA LUMPUR: Up to 60% of food and beverage operators in the country could be forced to shut permanently within the next two months should the dine-in ban continue, say F&B associations.

Restaurant and Bistro Owners Association media advisor Jeremy Lim, representing five other F&B groups, said about 500,000 jobs and livelihoods are at stake as operators had less than two months of cash flow left.

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