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Online business set to stay post-COVID-19

KUALA LUMPUR, 29 May 2020 – Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) expects the change in behaviour of consumers and local traders from conventional methods to online business concept will be maintained even after COVID-19 ends.

Its chief executive officer, Surina Shukri, said the main players in the e-commerce sector would leverage on digital capability to increase their presence offline, and thereby further expanding their e-commerce ecosystem.

“Digital transformation will move fast. Businesses, meanwhile, have taken proactive steps to participate in e-commerce to survive,” she told Bernama.

Surina said MDEC would continue its commitment to expedite the adaptation of online business or e-commerce among the local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and micro enterprises through eUsahawan and Go-eCommerce programmes, thus cultivating the people toward digital skills in effort to make Malaysia the heart of digital ASEAN.

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