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EXPORT PROCEDURE FOR TIMBER AND TIMBER PRODUCTS

 

  1. Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) are authorised by the Royal Malaysian Customs (RMCD) to issue export licence for timber and timber products under the Customs Act 1967, Second Schedule, Item 6, Customs (Prohibition of Exports) Order 2017 P.U.(A) 102 gazetted on 31 March 2017 and enforced on 1 April 2017. This procedure in line with the gazettement of the Malaysian Timber Industry Board (Incorporation) Act 1973 [Act 105] on 15 March 2012. This procedure are applicable for exportation from Peninsular Malaysia and Federal Territory (Kuala Lumpur and Labuan).

 

  1. Working hours for issuing licence with MTIB Headquarters and MTIB Regional offices :

 

MTIB Offices

Day

Working Hours

Kuala Lumpur (Head Quarters), Klang, Butterworth, Kuantan

Mon – Thu

8.30 am – 4.30 pm

Rest : 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm

Fri

8.30 am - 4.30 pm

Rest : 12.15 pm - 2.45 pm

Johor Bahru, Kota Bharu, Kuala Terengganu

Sun -Wed

Thu

8.30 am – 4.30 pm

8.30 am - 3.00 pm

(Rest : 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm)

Closed on National and State Public Holiday

*any license approval beyond of these hours are subject to the license issuing office.

  1. Exporters registered with MTIB will be issued User ID code and Password to enable them to apply for export license via on-line through website MTIB Core System: www.mcs2.mtib.gov.my
  2. Applicants must fill-in all details required (mark * must be filled), payment of cess and send via on-line to MTIB Headquarters or any MTIB Regional offices without submitting the supporting documents hardcopy (packing list, invoice, kiln drying / preservative timber certificate and grading summary)
  3. MTIBwill review and approved, if completed, or not approved the export licence with reasons via on-line. Exporters will receive each approved or unapproved export licence on the exporters application screen.
  4. Export licence issued by MTIB are computer generated and no signature are required.

 

  1. The validity of export licence is 60 days from the date issued.

 

  1. For each export licence approved, exporters must stated the date for physical inspection to any MTIB offices nearest the export exit point. Exporters must ensure their timber consignment are ready for inspection and submit the relevant supporting documents one day before the date of inspection.

 

  1. MTIB will carried out physical inspection randomly on the export licence and declaration of timber consignment as follows :

 

  • For export licence inspected, MTIB will carried out physical inspection at the timber consignment site and inspection result will either be approved or unapproved and for consignment that are offended will be taken action.

 

  • Consignment that are approved will be stamped “Telah Diperiksa” and exporter will proceed for declaration to the Customs.

 

 (iii)    For export licence that are not inspected will be approved and stamped “Diluluskan Tanpa Pemeriksaan Fizikal“. Exporters can proceed for declaration to the Customs.

 

  1. For timber and timber productsthat are subjected to MTIB special approval such as Rubberwoodsawn timber export quota’s; timber product quota’sforendangeredtimberspecieslistedunderthe CITESinternational trade regulation; export ofrattan, coconut trunk, oil palm trunk and plantationlog; participation at international exhibition; market exploration; and timber productsfor research purpose(R&D), exporters mustrefer toMTIB HeadquarterKuala Lumpur. MTIB will explained to the exporters on the export procedures and regulations to be followed.

 

  1. For export of wooden furniture products, there’re not required MTIB’s export license. Exporters can proceed directly with the Customs for exportation of wooden furniture products.

 

  1. Forexportationof timber and timber products, including wooden furnitureproducts,listedunderTLAS scope for the EuropeanUnion market, exporters are still subject to the current export procedures that is registration requirement, apply for MTIB export license, undergoes MTIB physical inspection and The whole processes can be made ​​via on-linethrough MCS.

 

  1. Any businesses and enquiries related to exportation can be forwarded to MTIB Headquarters and MTIB Regional/State offices at the following addresses:

MTIB Offices

Director of Licensing and Inspectorate

Malaysian Timber Industry Board

Level 13-17, Menara PGRM

No. 8, Jalan Pudu Ulu, Cheras

50728 KUALA LUMPUR

Tel : 03 – 9282 2235

Fax : 03 – 9285 1744

Website : www.mtib.gov.my

Head MTIB Northern Region

Malaysian Timber Industry Board

No. 8, Jalan Todak 5

Pusat Bandar Sunway

13700 SEBERANG JAYA

Pulau Pinang

Tel : 04 - 3983358

Fax : 04 - 3998358        

Head MTIB Central Region

Malaysian Timber Industry Board

No. 29, Lorong Batu Nilam

10-A, Bandar Bukit Tinggi

41200 KELANG

Selangor

Tel : 03 – 3324 3063

Fax : 03 – 3324 3753

Head MTIB Southern Region

Malaysian Timber Industry Board

No. 25-02, Jalan Bestari 1/4

Taman Nusa Bestari

81300 SKUDAI

Johor Bahru

Tel : 07 – 5116672 / 5116682

Fax : 07 – 5116787

Assistant Head MTIB Eastern Region

Malaysian Timber Industry Board

B-54, Jalan IM 3/10, BIM Point

Bandar Indera Mahkota

25200 KUANTAN

Pahang       

Tel : 09 – 5735062 / 5735063

Fax : 09 – 5735064

Head MTIB Eastern Region

Malaysian Timber Industry Board

PT 436, Bandar Baru Tunjung

Jalan Kuala Krai

15100 KOTA BHARU

Kelantan     

Tel : 09 – 7483824 / 7481867

Fax : 09 – 7477343

Assistant Head MTIB Eastern Region

Malaysian Timber Industry Board

472-G, Jalan Kamaruddin

20400 KUALA TERENGGANU

Terengganu

Tel : 09 - 6262711

Fax : 09 - 6262712        

 

Dikeluarkan oleh / Issued by :

Malaysian Timber Industry Board

1 June 2017

 (revised 9 October 2018)

LIST OF TIMBER AND TIMBER PRODUCTS REQUIRING EXPORT LICENCE

Customs (Prohibition of Exports) Order 2017, Second Schedule, Item 6

 [ P.U.(A) 102 dated 31 March 2017 ]

 

No.

Jenis Barangan Kayu/Description of Timber Products

Kod Kastam/Customs Code

1.

Bamboo

1401.10.00 00

2.

Rattans

1401.20

3.

Fuel wood, wood in chips or particles; sawdust and wood waste and scrap

44.01

4.

Wood charcoal

4402.90.90 00

5.

Logs (including baulks and roughly squared)

44.03

6.

Hoopwood

44.04

7.

Wood wool ; Wood flour

4405.00

8.

Railways or tramway sleepers 

44.06

9.

Sawn timber

44.07

10.

Veneer sheets

44.08

11.

Moulding

44.09

12.

Particleboard 

44.10

13.

Fibreboard

44.11

14.

Plywood, veneered panel and similar laminated wood 

44.12

15.

Densified wood

4413.00.00 00

16.

Wooden frames

4414.00.00 00

17.

Packaging cases, boxes, crates, drums and similar packing, cable drum, pallets, box pallets and other load boards, pallet collars of wood

44.15

18.

 

Cask, barrels, vats, tub and other coopers’ products of wood, including staves

4416.00.10 00

4416.00.90.00

19.

Tools, tool bodies, tool handles, broom and brush bodies and handles, of wood; shoe last and trees, of wood

4417.00.10 00

4417.00.20.00

4417.00.90.00

20.

Builders joinery and carpentry, of wood

44.18

21.

Tableware and kitchenware, of wood

4419.11.00 00

4419.12.00 00

4419.19.00 00

4419.90.00 00

22.

Wooden article of furniture not falling in chapter 94

4420.90.10 00

23.

Other articles of wood

44.21

24.

Wood pulp

47.01,   47.02,   47.03,  

47.04,   47.05,   47.06

25

Prefabricated buildings, of wood

9406.10.90 00


CESS RATE FOR TIMBER AND TIMBER PRODUCTS

Timber Cess (Amendment) Order 2019

 

Timber Product

Cess Rate

(a)

Logs of all species excluding coconut trunk of Cocos  nucifera

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(b)

Sawn timber (all sizes of Chengal, Damar Minyak, Nyatoh, Kembang Semangkok and Red Balau)

RM255.00 per cubic metre or part thereof, either kiln-dried (KD) or air-dried (AD) sawn timber

(c)

Sawn timber (all sizes of Rubberwood)

RM125.00 per cubic metre or part thereof, either kiln-dried (KD) or air-dried (AD) sawn timber

 

(d)

Timber strips (of Jelutong, Dark Red Meranti, Light Red Meranti, Red Seraya and Red Meranti)

RM125.00 per cubic metre or part thereof, either kiln-dried (KD) or air-dried (AD) sawn timber

(e)

Sawn timber (all sizes and species other than of species referred to in items (b), (c) and (d))

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(f)

Dressed timber (S4S), E1E, E2E, E3E and E4E (of Rubberwood and Chengal)

RM125.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(g)

Dressed timber (S4S), E1E, E2E, E3E and E4E (of species other than Rubberwood and Chengal)

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(h)

Moulding

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(hh)

Veneer of Oil Palm Trunk for all thickness

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(i)

Veneer other than of Oil Palm Trunk (2mm thickness and less)

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(j)

Veneer other than of Oil Palm Trunk (exceeding 2 mm thick)

RM255.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(k)

Plywood

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(j)

Blockboard, Laminboard, Battenboard

RM2.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(l).

Particleboard/Chipboard

RM2.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(m)

Railway sleepers and crossings, transmission posts, unassembled pallets, fine-ripped door stiles, agriculture stakes, cross-arms, stiffeners for flakeboard railway crossings, fenders and wallings of species other than of species referred to in items (b) and (c)

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(n)

Finger-jointed and/or laminated sawn timber (of Rubberwood and Chengal)

RM85.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(o)

Finger-jointed and/or laminated sawn timber (of species other than Rubberwood and Chengal)

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

(p)

Logs of coconut trunk of Cocos nucifera

RM50.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

 

Note : No cess rate for medium density fibreboard (MDF)

Attachment Flow Export