MPC tar­gets 2.6pc growth in pro­duc­tiv­ity

New Straits Times - - Business -

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Pro­duc­tiv­ity Cor­po­ra­tion (MPC) has set a minimum pro­duc­tiv­ity growth tar­get of 2.6 per cent for the man­u­fac­tur­ing sec­tor.

MPC di­rec­tor-gen­eral Datuk Mohd Razali Hus­sain said the sec­tor played a ma­jor role in en­sur­ing the na­tion’s pro­duc­tiv­ity con­tin­ued to im­prove.

“MPC will act as co­or­di­na­tor and su­per­vi­sor and will up­date the Na­tional Pro­duc­tiv­ity Coun­cil on the sec­tor’s per­for­mance and steps to take to in­crease pro­duc­tiv­ity,” he said af­ter pre­sent­ing Qual­ity En­vi­ron­ment cer­tifi­cates (QE/5S) to com­pa­nies, in­clud­ing Auto Parts Man­u­fac­tur­ers Co Sdn Bhd, KLPI Re­sources Sdn Bhd and Mara Ja­pan In­dus­trial In­sti­tute, in con­junc­tion with Pro­duc­tiv­ity Day yes­ter­day.

On May 8, Prime Min­is­ter Datuk Seri Na­jib Razak launched the Malaysia Pro­duc­tiv­ity Blue­print, set­ting the tar­get of achiev­ing a na­tional labour pro­duc­tiv­ity growth of 3.7 per cent per an­num up to 2020 to boost the na­tion’s econ­omy. Ber­nama

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