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Tight supply woes for Malaysian plywood players

Tightness in supply has driven the export prices of hardwood plywood manufactured in Sarawak to surge between 24% and 65 [...]

Malaysia eyes $2.4bn timber trade opportunities at Expo Dubai 2020

The Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) is eyeing some AED8.8 billion ($2.4 billion) in trade opportunities during the Sustainable [...]

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 [...]