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Malaysian timber industry still growing strong

Malaysian timber industry still growing strong | Timberland Investment | Scoop.it

As the country is well-blessed with an abundance of rainforest and land, the steady supply of trees and logs highlight the importance of this resource-based sector, ranking it among the likes of agriculture, oil and gas, mining and manufacturing.


Presently, Malaysia is among the world’s largest exporter of tropical logs, plywood, sawn-timber and furniture to international markets. Specialists concur that this industry will not likely become redundant anytime soon.


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Malaysia seeks to expand timber trade with India

Malaysia seeks to expand timber trade with India | Timberland Investment | Scoop.it

Second Minister for Resource Planning and Environment Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hassan yesterday led a delegation of 70 members consisting of state dignitaries and major players in the timber and other industries here on a week-long trip to Chennai and Mumbai.

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India has become the main timber importer of Sarawak where its volume has already overtaken the likes of countries such as Japan and Korea which used to be the state’s traditional importers of timber and crops.


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Malaysia budgets RM3 bil for forest plantations

Malaysia budgets RM3 bil for forest plantations | Timberland Investment | Scoop.it

The government plans to allocate RM3 billion for expansion of forest plantations in the country to achieve an area covering 375,000 hectares by 2020, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today.

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