The Government of Malaysia has re-imposed Movement Control Order (“MCO 2.0”)
for a 2-week period beginning 13 January 2021 and ending 26 January 2021 in 6 states i.e. Selangor, Wilayah Persekutuan (including Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan), Johor, Pulau Pinang, Sabah and Melaka (“the affected States”)
As part of MCO 2.0, only 5 economic sectors, deemed essential economic sectors, are allowed to operate in the affected States. These economic sectors include manufacturing (pengilangan dan pembuatan), construction (pembinaan), services (perkhidmatan), trading (perdagangan dan pengedaran), and agriculture and commodity (perladangan dan komoditi).
A full list of businesses that are allowed to operate may be viewed here
Some salient features of MCO 2.0 are as follows:-