Factory workers in Shah Alam, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters Factory workers in Shah Alam, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
Factory workers in Shah Alam, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Malaysia’s lockdown dooms 150,000 SMEs, fuelling fears of exodus by multinationals

  • The closure of small and medium-sized enterprises has led to 1.2 million job losses and hurt the supply chain for MNCs, an industry group says
  • Vaccinations are key to reopening economy as demand from US and China picks up, but the government must also have a clear plan, an analyst says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Factory workers in Shah Alam, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters Factory workers in Shah Alam, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
Factory workers in Shah Alam, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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