KUALA LUMPUR, October 29 – The government will continue the âShop Malaysia Onlineâ and âGo-eCommerce Onboardingâ campaigns that have benefited more than 500,000 local entrepreneurs, with an allocation of RM250 million in the 2022 budget.
Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz, when tabling the budget in parliament today, said special attention will be paid to helping local entrepreneurs switch to digital services.
He also announced that micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) entrepreneurs were eligible to receive benefits of up to RM2,000 for the adoption of e-commerce, online marketing and digital payments.
“As an initiative to support the recovery of the tourism sector, the government is promoting the use of Shop Malaysia Online vouchers at business premises and the purchase of tickets to tourist attractions such as zoos and theme parks. “, did he declare.
Apart from that, Tengku Zafrul said the government has also allocated 33 million ringgit to boost the production and purchase of local products such as handicrafts.
Meanwhile, for those who wish to become franchisees, he said the government, through Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (Pernas), will provide 74 million ringgit, among other things, to provide a training and business orientation program, as well as an easy zero-funding program for the first six months and moratorium. – Bernama