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Covid-19 - Disrupting the Food Chain

Khor Yu Leng, Independent Political Economist, Segi Enam Advisors

25-Mar-20 07:15

Covid-19 - Disrupting the Food Chain

00:00 - Bank Negara Malaysia has instructed banks to implement a 6 month loan moratorium for all loans, except credit cards. The Morning Run team explores what kind of an effect this will have, and whether or not this just kicks the problems down the road.

03:50 - Malaysia ranks 40th out of 113 countries tracked in the Global Food Security Index, due to its heavy reliance on imported foods. But with Covid-19 disrupting supply chains around the world, how much will our food security be affected? We speak to Khor Yu Leng, Independent Political Economist at Segi Enam Advisors, about Malaysia's reliance on outside sources, and how the outbreak as affected the agrifood sector.

Produced by: Dayana Mustak

Presented by: Lyn Mak, Julian Ng

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Tags:  UNfoodMalaysiaCovid-19Commodities, AgribusinessConsumer Goods/ServicesFinancial ServicesGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingRestaurants, Food ServicePolitics, News, Current AffairsFood, Beverage, Restaurants


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