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Indonesia overtakes Malaysia as key exporter of plywood to Japan


Downtrend: A plywood factory in Sarawak. The average volume of imports from Malaysia between January and May 2018 was around 90,000 cu m but June imports dropped to just over 77,000 cu m, according to the International Tropical Timber Organisation.

Downtrend: A plywood factory in Sarawak. The average volume of imports from Malaysia between January and May 2018 was around 90,000 cu m but June imports dropped to just over 77,000 cu m, according to the International Tropical Timber Organisation.

KUCHING: Indonesia has overtaken Malaysia in selling more plywood to Japan, the key export market for both countries.

June 2018 marked the first month in recent years when the volume of plywood imports by Japan from Indonesia exceeded that of Malaysia’s.

Corporate News , Plywood , Indonesia

   

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