Malaysia launches Global WoodMart26 March 2010
The Malaysian Timber Council’s (MTC) inaugural MTC Global WoodMart 2010, a platform for international timber suppliers and buyers, will be held in Kuala Lumpur from October 19-20.
The event, which will cover tropical hardwoods, as well as temperate softwood and hardwoods, is the first of its kind in South-east Asia.
It will feature a wide range of products, from logs through to furniture components, and factory and forest visits will also be arranged.
As well as facilitating buiness for the supply chain, MTC Global WoodMart will also help to promote the use of timber.
MTC chief executive officer Cheah Kam Huan said the aim was to establish a biennial international event. Buyers from throughout the world are expected to attend.