American Journal of Environmental Sciences

Analyzing of Trade Barriers to Timber Trade Policy

Rabiul Islam, Shaharuddin Mohamad Ismail and Chamhuri Siwar

DOI : 10.3844/ajessp.2010.95.102

American Journal of Environmental Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 1

Pages 95-102

Abstract

Problem statement: This study investigated the issues of trade barriers to timber trade in Malaysia. In recent years, there has been decreasing the trade barriers to timber trade in Malaysia. Approach: Trade barriers to timber trade are an important role in the forest economics sector and take a major player in Malaysia’s economic growth. There is a growing concern that trade barriers to timber trade are creating both direct and indirect opportunities to environmental trade issues. Results: We analyzed the role of trade barriers to timber trade and the barriers of timber trade policy in Malaysia. Conclusion: We explained tariff removals of timber trade in Malaysia. The purpose of this study is to highlight and clarify the impacts on trade barriers to timber trade in Malaysia.

Copyright

© 2010 Rabiul Islam, Shaharuddin Mohamad Ismail and Chamhuri Siwar. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.