‘Govt really should enable SMEs get e-company opportunities’

GEORGE City: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) want the Federal Federal government to enjoy a proactive function in matchmaking them with corporations in the state.

SME Association of Malaysia president Datuk Michael Kang stated less than Spending plan 2021, the government should really put into practice e-organization platforms that would support SMEs to interact bodily with multinational organizations and other probable shoppers for fresh new small business prospects.

“SMEs are nevertheless dealing with worries and want wider obtain to the marketplaces in the state,” he stated, including that the Malaysia Exterior Trade Improvement Corp (Matrade) really should initiate far more programmes to support SMEs obtain overseas marketplaces.

“We’d also like to see a spending plan for SMEs to digitalise their corporations.

“Digitalisation is the norm now as the Covid-19 pandemic has forced a lot more area companies to perform their dealings by e-platforms,” he said.

On the moratorium, Kang said it really should be extended, as a lot more than 50% of the SMEs in the country were being experiencing financial problems.

Compact and Medium Enterprises Affiliation (Samenta) national secretary SH Yeoh mentioned the Federal Federal government should really explore the likelihood of lowering employers’ EPF contribution by 2% for 2021.