KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 9): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has urged the government to open up all economic sectors under the recovery phase and do away with the “approval letter” requirement and just base it on the vaccination rates and the digital certificate as the criteria and strictly following the standard operating procedures (SOPs).
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 1): The challenging conditions faced by businesses currently are expected to continue into the second half of 2021 (2H2021) as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to cast uncertainties on the economy and prospects of businesses, according to the findings of the FMM-MIER Business Conditions Survey 1H2021 released today.
FMM urges enforcement agencies to take more educational approach as anxiety builds among companies over SOP compliance
KUALA LUMPUR (July 7): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has urged enforcement agencies to take a more educational approach towards their duties in ensuring Covid-19 prevention standard operating procedures (SOPs) are in place among businesses.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Local manufacturers today appealed to the government to immediately move on to Phase 2 of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) to prevent permanent and irreversible damage to their business and the economy.
PETALING JAYA (June 29): The six-month loan moratorium and the enhancement of the Wage Subsidy Programme (WSP) under the National People’s Well-being and Economic Recovery package (PEMULIH) are timely measures for the survival of businesses during lockdown, said the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM).
KUALA LUMPUR (June 28): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) is questioning the rationale behind the key indicators set by the government to determine whether or not Malaysia will graduate to the next phase of the National Recovery Plan (NRP).
KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) is appealing to the Government to move to Phase Two of the Full Movement Control Order (FMCO) immediately after the end of Phase One on June 28.
FMM appeals to government to lift the freeze on foreign worker recruitment to support business recovery
KUALA LUMPUR (April 7): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has called on the government to lift the freeze on foreign worker recruitment for the manufacturing sector to support the pickup in business and assist the industry in its business recovery as orders and production start to gain momentum.
Production costs expected to rise as manufacturers’ activity outlook remain cautious — FMM-MIER survey
KUALA LUMPUR (March 2): Production costs are expected to trend upwards in the coming months as manufacturing activity remains subdued while manufacturers remain cautious over their business outlook for the next six months.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has slammed the Ministry of Human Resources' announcement about limiting the hiring of foreign workers to only three sectors — construction, plantation and agriculture — as shocking, unacceptable and done without prior consultation with stakeholders.