(FInal Part) Daily Express Special Report On Jawala – “Serious Call To Develop Sabah’s Furniture Ecosystem”

MALAYSIA made a whopping RM25 billion from all wood products in 2022, out of which Sabah’s cut was a lowly RM1.2b or a mere 4pc of the national share.

How come? One quick answer is, West Malaysia has a flourishing, well-developed and high value-added downstream furniture manufacturing infrastructure while Sabah hardly has a downstream ecosystem.  

Here are the salient numbers for Sabah to think about while it is targeting 400,000ha of forest plantations fully planted by 2036, in quest of becoming a key wood producer again.    

“Malaysia produced 6 million cubic metres of logs in 2022, West Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak combined,” noted statistics-savvy Rahman Khan, Group CEO of Jawala Inc and Jawala Plantaton Industries Sdn Bhd.

Read more at: https://www.dailyexpress.com.my/read/5507/serious-call-to-develop-sabah-s-furniture-ecosystem/

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