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Input factor setback for national timber industry policy

Noor Hazmira Merous () and Ismariah Ahmad
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Noor Hazmira Merous: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Ismariah Ahmad: Forest Research Institute Malaysia

EAS Strategic Options, 2013, vol. 2013, issue 17, 14-15

Abstract: The timber industry covers activities at both upstream and downstream levels. Upstream activities are mainly concerned on sustainable forest management while downstream activities are either in the form of primary, secondary or tertiary operations. The Malaysian timber industry has grown from being a producer of logs to the manufacturer of primary and high value-added products such as wooden furniture in addition to sawntimber, plywood, veneer, and furniture builder?s joinery and carpentry (BJC).

Keywords: Malaysia; forest products; timber; market; trade; consumption; industry (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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