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Malaysian timber companies and the pandemic

A recently released report details the upheavals experienced by the timber industry during the Movement Control Order (MCO) first implemented [...]

Malaysian timber industry in business during pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic brought much of the world economies to a grinding halt. It was tough for businesses to [...]

Uncertainty in Malaysia’s wood pellet industry continues, despite lockdown easing

Malaysia's wood pellet sector remains in a state of uncertainty despite an easing of Covid-19 restrictions in the [...]

Malaysia to close pellet factories amid coronavirus lockdown

   Malaysia's wood pellet factories will close until 31 March to comply with a 14-day lockdown in [...]

Malaysia: Plywood production threatened by declining log supplies and rising costs

The media in Sarawak recently highlighted the impact declining log production and rising production costs are having on the plywood [...]

Malaysia: MIFF 2019 crosses billion dollar sales mark

Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF), the industry’s largest marketplace in Southeast Asia, has topped the billion-dollar sales mark [...]

Japan to import less Malaysian plywood due to rising prices

Japan expects its imported volume of plywood from Malaysia to further decline this year because of increasing prices. Malaysia, the [...]

Malaysian timber exports projected to contract by 4% in 2018

The Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) is projecting a 4% decline in exports of timber and timber products for 2018 [...]

Logs supply shortage in Malaysia and Indonesia forces many plywood mills to halt production

Log supply shortage is serious in both Malaysia and Indonesia, and this has forced some plywood mills to halt production [...]

Negative outlook for the Malaysian wood products industry

As the second half of 2018 approaches, analysts have projected that the wood-based manufacturing sector will remain pessimistic as [...]