June 29, 2015
Malaysia plans to double furniture exports by 2020
A new programme developed by the Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) ''Professional Designer Programme (PDP)'' aims to double Malaysia's furniture exports in the upcoming years. From the current RM8 billion (1.8 billion euros), the new programme might drive exports up to RM 16 billion (3.6 billion euros) by 2020. PDP is an initiative and a joint programme with the Malaysian Furniture Promotion Council in integrating designs and designers into the furniture production in the country. MTIB director-general Dr Jalaluddin Harun said the programme aims to encourage more creativity and innovations in terms ...
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