Export problems among small and medium scale industries in klang valley: A preliminary finding / Zahariah Md. Zain, Jamaliah Khalili and Marziah Mokhtar

Md. Zain, Zahariah and Khalili, Jamaliah and Mokhtar, Marziah (2008) Export problems among small and medium scale industries in klang valley: A preliminary finding / Zahariah Md. Zain, Jamaliah Khalili and Marziah Mokhtar. Gading Journal For The Social Sciences, 12 (1). pp. 23-39. ISSN 2600-7568

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Abstract

This research aims to identify the severity of the export barriers
faced by small and medium scales enterprises (SMEs) in Klang Valley.Ten export barrier were listed and the result shows the five main problems are “Adapt Products”,” Fluctuating Exchange Rate”,“Lack of Foreign Channels of Distribution”, “Risks Involved in
Selling Abroad”, “Lack of Capital to Finance” and “High Cost of
Selling Abroad” regardless of the type of industries. The analysis
indicated that the severity of the barriers differs from each industry to another. It is also found that with more years of experience in exporting the weaker will be the barriers since firms are able to cope better and learn from their experiences.

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Item Type: Article
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Md. Zain, Zahariah
zahar297@salam.uitm.edu.my
Khalili, Jamaliah
jamaliahmk@salam.uitm.edu.my
Mokhtar, Marziah
marzi742@uitm.edu.my
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Small business. Medium-sized business
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Economic development. Development economics. Economic growth
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Personnel management. Employment management > Training of employees. Employer-supported education
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pahang > Jengka Campus
Journal or Publication Title: Gading Journal For The Social Sciences
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Gading Journal for the Social Sciences (GADINGSS)
ISSN: 2600-7568
Volume: 12
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 23-39
Item ID: 29917
Uncontrolled Keywords: small and medium scale industries, export problems, government support programs, Malaysia
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29917

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