Teresa Kok attributes this to a weak global economy and lingering international trade disputes.
Wong Tack to head Malaysian Timber Industry Board.
CM says there will be no more oil palm plantation licences, except for NRC land.
CM Shafie says the move is to ensure sufficient supply for domestic use.
The timber industry is one of the major contributors to the nation’s export earnings.
Instead of using a special collection centre, they now send the cut timber straight to factories for processing, it says.