Digitalising SMEs

Bring Malaysia’s SME to the next level

New Business Opportunities and Growth In A Vibrant Ecosystem

Malaysia Digital will strengthen the digital ecosystem via Malaysia Digital Catalytic Programmes (PEMANGKIN) and targeted digitalisation projects with greater local industry participation via a whole-of-nation approach. Learn how you can be part of this initiative.

Explore Our Initiatives for Business

Bring Malaysia’s SMES to the next level

Small Medium Enterprise (SMEs) are the key driver of employment and economic growth of Malaysia and almost 99% of total business establishments in Malaysia are SMEs.

Its is important to enable Malaysian SMEs to move towards digitalization to continue accelerating the Digital Economy.

Performance & Impact

Malaysia’s SME industry has grown substantially over the years. Here are the end-of-the-year figures for 2018.

Source : Department of Statistics, Malaysia

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Contribution of SMEs on Exports

3.4% Annual Growth of SMEs on Exports

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Contribution of SMEs on GDP

6.2% Annual Growth of SMEs on GDP

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SME Employment

3.2% Annual Growth of SMEs on Employment

SME by Size and Sector

The Statistics Department said today Malaysia’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) contribution to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) rose to 38.3% in 2018 from 37.8% in 2017, led by expansion in the services and manufacturing sectors and as SMEs exports grew.

Source : Economic Census 2016 : Profile of Small and Medium Enterprises, Department of Statistics Malaysia

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809,126 SMEs on Services Sector

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47,698 SMEs on Manufacturing Sector

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39,158 SMEs on Manufacturing Sector

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10,218 SMEs on Manufacturing Sector

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Mining & Quarrying

865 SMEs on Manufacturing Sector

Our Digital Initiatives

100 Go Digital

Find out step by step approach to move higher up on the business digitalisation journey

SMART Automation Grant (SAG)

Learn how the government support SMEs companies by helping them to automate their business processes and move towards digitalisation.

SME Digital Accelerator

Structured transformation program to enable businesses to adopt digital with outcome-based results.

Sharing Economy Business

Find out how you can adopt Sharing Economy solutions and services for your business today.

Pioneering New Paths in the Digital Economy

The greatest innovations can sometimes come from the unlikeliest of places. In this digital age, aspiring entrepreneurs and startups are in a better position to disrupt the industry as technology allows them to rapidly bring their thoughts and ideas to fruition.


We believe that entrepreneurs, startups and small-medium enterprises are key to pushing the country’s digital economy to the next level, which is why we’ve introduced a series of initiatives that assist these tenacious groups with their endeavours.

Malaysia Tech Entrepreneur Programme (MTEP)

Here’s how we’re helping aspiring tech entrepreneurs to achieve their dreams  


See how eCommerce is driving the development of Malaysia’s digital economy 

Global Acceleration and Innovation Network (GAIN)

Here’s how we’re pushing small companies to the global stage  

Digital Creative Ecosystem (DICE)

Discover how we’re pushing digital creative ecosystem to new heights  


DataKITA is an initiative to increase data availability in the ecosystem, improves data accessibility and encourage data usage in the industry  

Sharing Economy Ecosystem

Utilising Digital Platforms in the Sharing of Goods, Assets and Services  

Embracing Digital Transformation

As digital disruption continues to transform the business world dramatically, many companies are required to embrace the change or run the risk of being rendered obsolete by the relentless march of technology.


In order to help Malaysian companies adapt to this large paradigm shift, we’ve introduced a series of initiatives that aim to assist companies with their digital transformation journey. 

Challenges for Digital Transformation

In order for Malaysia’s digital economy to prosper, Malaysian companies need to adapt to the way technology is changing the rules of business. Here are some of the challenges that Malaysian companies are facing today:

The perception that Digital Transformation seems fast-paced and complex

Budget limitations as digital adoption may not be part of their overall strategy

Lack of structured approach to Digital Transformation

Shortage of digital professionals to support the journey

Our Digital Initiatives

Digital Transformation Acceleration Programme

Here’s how we’re assisting Malaysian companies with their digital transformation plans

Digital Transformation Labs

Learn how we bring together digital experts and innovators to assist with a company’s digital transformation journey

Digital Manufacturing Hub

Here’s how we’re help manufacturers prepare for Industry 4.0

Digital Innovation Ecosystem

Discover the catalysts that allows us to future-proof businesses

Data Driven Enterprise Program

Know more how Data Driven Enterprise Program develop business enterprises towards making data driven decision to create value from data

Contact Us

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