Roles & Functions

  • Representing its members and Sarawak’s interests in various national and international fora to promote and uphold as prudently as possible the interests and well-being of its members and the timber trade and industry in the State of Sarawak
  • Maintaining a close working relationship with the State's forestry agencies
  • Providing, in liaison with State’s forestry agencies, regular updates to its Members to ensure that members are well briefed on the subject of legality and sustainability of timber and timber products produced in Sarawak
  • Providing platform for two-way communication between policy makers and its members to facilitate effective implementation of the State’s forestry policies
  • Organising and coordinating seminars, dialogues and trade delegations to Sarawak for the benefit of its Members
  • Promoting and improving the welfare of communities residing within the vicinity of the timber concessions 
  • Promoting tropical timber  from Sarawak through national and international exhibitions
  • Promoting scientific and industrial research useful to the timber and forestry industry

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