Talk on SME Masterplan (2012 - 2020)
Some members attended a Talk on SME Masterplan (2012 - 2020) organized by SME Corporation Malaysia at Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching on 30 October 2012.
The half-day event was attended by over 50 members of multiple small medium enterprises (SMEs) and was part of a nationwide roadshow that SME Corp had embarked to disseminate information of the SME Masterplan, which targeted to increase the contribution of SMEs to gross domestic product (GDP) from the current 32 per cent to 41 per cent by the year 2020.
Ms Karunajothi Kandasamy, Senior Director, Economics & Policy Planning Division, SME Corporation Malaysia informed participants that the SME Masterplan will be the “game changer” to accelerate the growth of SMEs to achieve high income nation status by 2020. Furthermore, the Masterplan will adopt a new approach to SME development which is outcome-based. A comprehensive monitoring and evaluation system will be put in place to ensure the effectiveness of this programme.
Ms Kandasamy mentioned that the Masterplan has highlighted six (6) major factors that influence the performance of SMEs. These 6 performance levers are innovation and technology adoption; human capital development; access to financing; market access; legal and regulatory environment; and infrastructure.
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From left: Ms. Karunajothi Kandasamy, Puan Noor Azian, Mr. Farrez Teh, Tuan Haji Zaharuddin and Mr. Mohd Iskandariah during the Q&A session.
“SME Masterplan” was presented by Ms Karunajothi Kandasamy, Senior Director, Economics & Policy Planning Division, SME Corporation Malaysia.
“Going Export” was presented by Puan Noor Azian Romlan (left) . “Shariah–Compliant SME Financing Scheme (SSFS)”was presented by Tuan Haji Zaharuddin Alias (right). Also seen was Mr. Farrez Teh (Centre) the moderator of the Talk.
“Business Registration Method for Enterprise”was presented by Mr. Mohd Iskandariah from the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRB).
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Talk on SME Masterplan (2012 - 2020) in progress.
Posted Date: 9 Mar 2013