Furniture industry grinding to halt with export orders languishing in factories
Industry players say RM200 million in finished product lies idle due to MCO restrictions.
Furniture makers grapple with poaching, severe labour shortage
At last count, 147 factories in need of 20,000 workers, says group.
Labour shortage hits furniture industry
Crunch as govt freezes foreign worker applications until year-end to help locals secure jobs.
Finance Ministry gives 28 Bumi furniture suppliers another chance
Deputy minister Amiruddin Hamzah extends product certification deadline to end of year.
Bumiputera furniture suppliers’ govt contracts cancelled, says group
Finance Ministry has acted hastily and unfairly to 33 companies, says the Malay Economic Action Council.