Plywood makers halt orders from Japan

File pic shows Malaysian plywood undergoing quality tests before being exported.

KUCHING: More Malaysian plywood manufacturers have stopped taking new orders from Japanese buyers as the log shortage has disrupted their production activities.

The latest is Sabah’s largest tropical plywood manufacturer which halted from accepting new orders in May 2021, and this has resulted in severe supply shortage of the panel products in the Japanese market, according to the Japan Lumber Report (JLR).

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