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Commodities 29 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM

Bright prospects for cocoa products

KUALA LUMPUR: The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry expects positive growth in demand for chocolate and cocoa-based products this year.

Business 25 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

RM1.04bil for forest plantation scheme

JOHOR BARU: The Government, via the Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry, has allocated RM1.04bil for a forest plantation scheme to ensure sustainable wood supplies in the country.

Nation 27 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Institute to produce skilled plantation workers planned

The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry is exploring the possibility of setting up a training institute to produce a pool of skilled young Malaysians to work in the plantations.

Commodities 06 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Higher revenue from commodities foreseen

KUALA LUMPUR: The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry and related agencies in pursuit of maintaining the steady income of about one million smallholders in the country, will continue to ensure higher revenue is generated from the country’s commodity sector this year.

Nation 22 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

PAC to haul up two ministries

KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will call up the Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry and the Health Ministry over weaknesses outlined in the 2015 Auditor-General’s Report (Second Series).

Business 23 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Ministry continues timber talks with EU

The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry will continue to hold negotiations with the European Union (EU) to implement the voluntary partnership bilateral agreement (VPA) on timber products in the move to combat illegal logging and trade in illegal timber.

Community 25 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak Forestry likely to train Ministry staff

The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry is looking into collaborating with the Sarawak Forestry Department to provide training for its staff in forest plantation management and auditing.

Business 25 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM

Plan for rubber tree replanting

PUTRAJAYA: The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry will propose to the cabinet for the replanting of 40 ha rubber trees per year to meet strong demand.

Nation 03 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM

Boosting smallholders' productivity

Improving the productivity of smallholders is the main target set by the Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry as their number is significantly high, said its minister Datuk Peter Chin.

Business 07 Jul 2015 | 7:54 PM

Netherlands to decide whether to accept Malaysian timber certification scheme

KUALA LUMPUR: The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry (MPIC) hopes that the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) will be accepted by the Dutch Timber Procurement Policy beyond 2016.