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Malaysia?s competitiveness in the European timber market

Noor Aini Zakaria, Ismariah Ahmad and Lim Hin Fui ()
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Ismariah Ahmad: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Lim Hin Fui: Forest Research Institute Malaysia

EAS Strategic Options, 2013, vol. 2013, issue 18, 14-15

Abstract: Europe has been in prolonged debt crisis and the markets including timber products were badly affected. Since the 1970?s, European market has been one of the traditional markets for Malaysian timber products, particularly sawntimber. Currently, Malaysia is facing many competitors (especially Brazil and China) in the export of timber products to the European market. To what extent is Malaysia affected by the increasing international competition and what are the steps necessary to remain competitive?

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