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Europe (European Commission) : According to the Eurobarometer survey on “SMEs, resource efficiency and green markets” published on March 2012, 37% of EU SMEs have at least one full or part-time green employee. Green jobs are largely created in SMEs as opposed to large firms: In 2012, 1 in 8 employees of small and medium-sized firms had a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) — A South Korean delegation representing 20 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with a minimum potential investment value of US$50 million, are very keen to make Malaysia the choice location for the new wave of Korean investments. Seven of the companies are new while the rest are existing investors seeking opportunities...
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SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country are still on the runway for growth despite the European sovereign debt crisis and a more challenging marketplace. According to a report by SME Magazine, the average revenue of the country’s top 100 SMEs this year is RM11.2 million, with median revenue of RM8.6 million. The SME 100 report also...
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KUCHING: Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) says that new comments done by Japanese automobile makers to boost imports of automotive tools in sequence to cut costs represents a vital event for Malaysian automotive tools and components manufacturers. Recently, Nissan Motor’s arch operations officer Toshiyuki Shiga pronounced...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia expects its small and medium enterprises (SME) segment to chart double-digit growth for the coming year, backed by stronger offerings for its customers. “We are hoping to double our market share over the next three years,” said general manager for SME banking, Standard Chartered Malaysia, Vishal Shah....
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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 (Bernama) — The small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are poised to assume an even greater role in propelling Malaysia under the Economic Transformation Programme. In a statement, SMECorp Malaysia said as the new role would bring along new challenges which include liberalisation measures in the services sector, there was need...
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Putrajaya (The Star/ANN) – Six high impact programmes have been underlined to boost the growth of small and medium enterprises in Malaysia from an annual growth of 6.5 per cent to 8.7 per cent by 2020. Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the programmes were among 32 key measures that the Government would introduce to achieve the new SME growth target...
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Internet giant Google together with Malaysian regulator MCMC [Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission], domain name registrar .my DOMAIN REGISTRY and regional training provider Itrain, want to help 50,000 Malaysian businesses get online with the launch of a new scheme called ‘Get Malaysian Business Online’ (GMBO). Speaking on...
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KUCHING, Nov 24 (Bernama) — Malaysia’s furniture export which rose to RM8 billion in value last year has indicated a positive trend this year as well with its exports amounting to RM5.6 billion as of September. Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Jacob Dungau Sangan said the country’s furniture export was expected...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 (Bernama) — Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (BiotechCorp) Sdn Bhd will provide a ‘Bio-Technology Venture Fund’ worth US$100 million (RM317.63 million) to boost the country’s biotech industry. Its chief executive officer Datuk Dr Mohd Nazlee Kamal said the fund is jointly administered by Intrasys Sdn Bhd...
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