Indefinite Lockdown Disrupts Key Manufacturing Sectors Across MalaysiaEverstream Team
Nationwide Lockdown Disrupts Key Manufacturing Sectors
Timeline to normalization remains unclear
A nationwide “total lockdown” across Malaysia is severely impacting several key manufacturing industries. Due to a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases, authorities in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, both key locations for a large number of manufacturing clusters, imposed even more restrictive measures as part of a two-week Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) from July 3 that includes a nightly curfew, a stay-at-home order unless for grocery shopping, and the shutdown of all manufacturing plants except for those producing food and daily essentials.
While a partial normalization of economic activities is only expected in September 2021, the full reopening is unlikely to occur before the end of the year as the country struggles to lower the infection rate.
In this report, learn the latest updates on the situation and gain expert insights for how to mitigate these ongoing risks.
This Everstream Analytics report provides a comprehensive overview of the latest updates on the lockdown situation, an analysis of the potential long-term impacts of production restrictions in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, and expert and insights for how to mitigate these ongoing risks. Download the report today.
- Overview of manufacturing sectors experiencing disruption
- Analysis of how EMCO will likely cause supply shortages and delivery delays
- Recommendations on technological solutions to mitigate potential delivery delays and supply shortages in these areas
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