What does it take to achieve RM53 billion of timber product export by 2020?
Jean-Marc Roda (),
Noor Aini Zakaria,
Lim Hin Fui (),
Ismariah Ahmad and
Rohana Abd Rahman ()
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Lim Hin Fui: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Ismariah Ahmad: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Rohana Abd Rahman: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
EAS Strategic Options, 2011, vol. 2011, issue 11, 14-15
The MalaysiaÕs wood-based industry is expected to contribute substantially to national income earning through value-added products such as furniture, mouldings, panel products as well as buildersÕ joinery and carpentry. During the Second Industrial Master Plan (IMP2, 1996Ð2005), it was recorded that the total export value of wood-based products increased by an average annual rate of 5.7% from RM12.8 billion (1996) to RM 21 billion (2006) with the significant increase evidenced in panel products. Based on that remarkable growth, Third Industrial Master Plan (2006Ð2020) outlined that exports of wood-based industry are targeted to rise at an annual rate of 6.4% to reach RM53 billion by 2020.
Keywords: Malaysia; forest products; timber; trade; export; industry furniture; universities; faculties; capacity building; Feder legno aredo; mechanization; skilled workforce; design; SME (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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