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 (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 calls for stricter Covid-19 prevention SOPs instead of total lockdown to avert 'irreparable damage' to economy
KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FFM) relayed support for stricter standard operating procedures (SOPs) to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and its opposition over a total lockdown, asserting that it will "cost irreparable damage" to the economy.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 9): The Government is confident of meeting its unemployment rate target of 3.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has called on banks to consider making the process for the restructuring of loan repayments be made simple and seamless, given it is based on the individual banks’ commitment and not a directive from the government.
Facing halted ops under MCO, manufacturers seek higher wage subsidy, EPF exemption and income tax waiver
KUALA LUMPUR (March 30): With many businesses having grounded to a halt during the Movement Control Order period, Malaysian manufacturers are appealing to the government to double its wage subsidy scheme to RM12 billion from RM5.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 17): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) Eastern Branch is protesting the higher quit rent for industrial and business landowners in Pahang that took effect on Jan 1, which it said has increased by up to 34 times.