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Foreign workers, GST hike keeping SMEs up at night

Minister suggests hiring local labour from young, older, and 'more vulnerable' sectors, and lifting productivity

Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Chee Hong Tat fielded questions at a dialogue held by Berita Harian.


CONCERNS over coping with foreign manpower cuts and an impending hike in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) remain top of mind for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), with representatives from these businesses asking during a dialogue session how the government could assist...

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