MPIC targets RM12.5b furniture export in 2021


THE Plantation Industries and Commodity Ministry (MPIC) aims to contribute RM12.5 billion in furniture export this year, up by 20% from the country’s total furniture export in 2020.

Minister Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin (picture) said as of June, Malaysia’s total furniture export stood at RM5.58 billion.

In 2019, the country’s furniture export stood at RM9.14 billion while in 2020 it totalled at RM10.63 billion.

“The top five countries that import our furniture products are the United States, Japan, China, India and Singapore. The US remains the largest importer of our products in the past three years,” she said in the Dewan Rakyat today.