Council: Developed markets won’t accept uncertified timber


KUALA LUMPUR: Once Lesong’s fo­­rests are turned into forest plantation areas, timber logged there cannot be exported to developed markets.

Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) chief executive Yong Teng Koon revealed that timber from these places could, however, be sold to local mills and countries that allow the importation of uncertified timber.

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