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2020 Malaysian timber industry performance

The Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) has reported last year’s performance of the timber sector. Exports were RM 22 [...]

Malaysia plywood industry facing a timber shortage

Malaysia’s plywood export prices to key Japan market have firmed up due to tight supply of logs for manufacturing [...]

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 [...]