Townhall Session By The Minister Of Domestic Trade And Cost Of Living (KPDN) With The Retail Industries

On 7th March 2023, the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDN) organised a townhall program for the Minister of Domestic Trade and Cost of Living (KPDN), YB Datuk Sri Salahuddin Bin Ayub together with the various Retail Industries. The purpose of the townhall is to provide a platform for the industry leaders to voice views and suggestions to the YB Minister of PDN to advance the development of the Trade, Distribution and Business Sector.

The main concerns raised by the various industries at the townhall as below:-

  1. The anti-profiteering Act to be reassessed as it is no longer relevant due to rising cost of business.
  2. The timeline of when the targeted subsidies will be implemented
  3. Retailers facing difficulties in employing the foreign workers
  4. Only limited quota of subsidised goods given to the retailers.

Please read detailed remarks from the minister and Q&A during the townhall by clicking on this link: