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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Export Council has planned a roadmap to boost Malaysia’s competitiveness in the international market.
The government-backed body held its first meeting in Putrajaya chaired by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to put in place the comprehensive roadmap to enhance the nation’s exports amid uncertainties in the global market.
The council, which was set up in December, said the planned initiatives will address the gaps in the export eco-system.
“It will deepen market access for exporters through market linkers, industry specialists and specialised promotion programmes,” it said in a statement.
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will also be included and the resilient ones will be “internationalised” through customised programmes such as Go-Ex.
The contribution by SMEs to export is still relatively small at 16.9 per cent and is earmarked to grow to a target of 25 per cent by 2020.
The council also intends to ramp up exports through... Read More