Construction materials unlikely to cost more

Khoo Gek San

Increment in transportation costs and manpower shortage has worsened conditions for an already sluggish construction sector. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 28, 2020.

THE construction sector has been slow to pick up under the recovery movement-control order, largely due to lack of robust consumer demand, said industry players.

The situation has also been made worse by increment in transport costs and shortage of manpower due to the government’s foreign labour policy, they added. 

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