A customer trying on a bracelet at the Makmur Gold shop in Kota Bharu in Malaysia’s Kelantan state. Photo: AFP A customer trying on a bracelet at the Makmur Gold shop in Kota Bharu in Malaysia’s Kelantan state. Photo: AFP
A customer trying on a bracelet at the Makmur Gold shop in Kota Bharu in Malaysia’s Kelantan state. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: profit glitters for Malaysian goldsmiths even amid pandemic recession

  • The Kelantan-based Makmur Gold company has enjoyed brisk business this year as buyers sought to park their cash somewhere safe
  • ‘Women will buy these for beauty, but the benefit of buying gold is more towards our investment for the future,’ a customer says

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A customer trying on a bracelet at the Makmur Gold shop in Kota Bharu in Malaysia’s Kelantan state. Photo: AFP A customer trying on a bracelet at the Makmur Gold shop in Kota Bharu in Malaysia’s Kelantan state. Photo: AFP
A customer trying on a bracelet at the Makmur Gold shop in Kota Bharu in Malaysia’s Kelantan state. Photo: AFP
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