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EXPORT PROCEDURE FOR TIMBER AND TIMBER PRODUCTS

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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.

2. Working hours for MTIB Headquarter and MTIB Regional/State offices :

MTIB Offices

Day

Working Hours

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

Mon -Thu

7.30 am - 5.30 pm

Rest : 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm

Fri

7.30 am - 5.30 pm

Rest : 12.15 pm - 2.45 pm

Johor, Kota Bharu, Kuala Trengganu

Sun -Wed

Thu

7.30 am - 5.30 pm

7.30 am - 4.00 pm

(Rest : 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm)

Closed on National and State Public Holiday


3. Exporters registered with MTIB will be issued User ID code and Password to enable them to apply for export licence via on-line through website MTIB Core System : www.mtib.gov.my/mcs.

4. 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/State office without submitting the supporting documents hardcopy (packing list, invoice, kiln drying / preservative timber certificate and grading summary).

5. MTIB will review and approved, if completed, or not approved the export licence via on-line. Exporters will receive each approved or unapproved export licence on the exporters application screen. 

6. Export licence issued by MTIB are computer generated and no signature are required.  

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

8. For each export licence approved, exporters must stated the date for physical inspection to MTIB Checking Station near the export exit point. Exporters must ensure their timber consignment are ready for inspection and submit the relevant supporting documents on the date of inspection.   

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

(i) 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.

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

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

10. For timber and timber products that are subjected to MTIB special approval such as Rubberwood sawntimber export quotas; timber product quotas for endangered timber species listed under the CITES international trade regulation; export of rattan, coconut trunk, oil palm trunk and plantation log; participation at international exhibition; market exploration; and timber products for research purpose (R&D), exporter must refer to MTIB Headquarter Kuala Lumpur. MTIB will explained to the exporter on the export procedures and regulations be followed.
 
11. For export of wooden furniture products, except for export to the European Union, are postponed from MTIB export licence requirement. Exporter can proceed directly with the Customs for exportation of wooden furniture products. 

12. For exportation of timber and timber products, including wooden furniture products, listed under TLAS scope for the European Union market, exporter are still subject to the current export procedure that is registration requirement, apply for MTIB export licence with MYTLAS licence and undergoes MTIB physical inspection. The whole processes can be made via on-line through MCS.

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

Pejabat MTIB

MTIB Offices

Pengarah Pelesenan dan Penguatkuasaan

Lembaga Perindustrian Kayu Malaysia

Tingkat 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

Director of Licensing and Enforcement

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

Ketua MTIB Wilayah Utara

Lembaga Perindustrian Kayu Malaysia

No. 8, Jalan Todak 5

Pusat Bandar Sunway

13700 SEBERANG JAYA

Pulau Pinang

Tel : 04 - 3983358

Fax : 04 - 3998358        

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        

Ketua MTIB Wilayah Tengah

Lembaga Perindustrian Kayu Malaysia

No. 29, Lorong Batu Nilam

10-A, Bandar Bukit Tinggi

41200 KELANG

Selangor

Tel : 03 – 3324 3063

Fax : 03 – 3324 3753

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

Ketua MTIB Negeri Johor

Lembaga Perindustrian Kayu Malaysia

No. 25-02, Jalan Bestari ¼

Taman Nusa Bestari

81300 SKUDAI

Johor Bharu

Tel : 07 – 5116672 / 5116682

Fax : 07 – 5116787

Head MTIB Johor State

Malaysian Timber Industry Board

No. 25-02, Jalan Bestari ¼

Taman Nusa Bestari

81300 SKUDAI

Johor Bharu

Tel : 07 – 5116672 / 5116682

Fax : 07 – 5116787

Ketua MTIB Negeri Pahang

Lembaga Perindustrian Kayu Malaysia

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

Bandar Indera Mahkota

25200 KUANTAN

Pahang       

Tel : 09 – 5735062 / 5735063

Fax : 09 – 5735064

Head MTIB Pahang State

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

Ketua MTIB Wilayah Timur

Lembaga Perindustrian Kayu Malaysia

PT 436, Bandar Baru Tunjung

Jalan Kuala Krai

15100 KOTA BHARU

Kelantan     

Tel : 09 – 7483824 / 7481867

Fax : 09 – 7477343

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

Penolong Ketua MTIB Wilayah Timur

Lembaga Perindustrian Kayu Malaysia

472-G, Jalan Kamaruddin

20400 KUALA TERENGGANU

Terengganu 

Tel : 09 - 6262711

Fax : 09 - 6262712        

Assistant Head MTIB Eastern Region

Malaysian Timber Industry Board

472-G, Jalan Kamaruddin

20400 KUALA TERENGGANU

Terengganu

Tel : 09 - 6262711

Fax : 09 - 6262712        


Issued by :
Malaysian Timber Industry Board
1 Jun 2017 
(issued 1 September 2013 // revised 11 November 2014





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

 
Note : For code product 9401.52.00 00, 9401.53.00 00, 9401.61.00 00, 9401.69.10 00 and 9401.69.90 00 (Seats of bamboo or rattan and other seats, with wooden frames) and 9403.30.00 00, 9403.40.00 00, 9403.50.00 00, 9403.60.10 00 dn 9403.60.90 00 (Wooden furniture) are temporarily postphone until further notice. However companies are encouraged to register with MTIB as Exporter to access facilities to export furniture under the relevent customs code as mentioned. 



CESS RATE FOR TIMBER AND TIMBER PRODUCTS
Timber Cess Order 2000 


Timber Product

Cess Rate

a.

Logs of all species excluding coconut trunk of Cocos  nucifera

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

b.

Logs of coconut trunk of Cocos nucifera

RM50.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

c.

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

 

d.

Sawn timber (all sizes of Rubberwood)

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

e.

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

f.

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

g.

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

RM125.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

h.

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

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

i.

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

RM85.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

j.

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

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

k.

Moulding

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

l.

Veneer (2mm thickness and below)

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

m.

Veneer (more than 2 mm – 6 mm thickness)

RM255.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

n.

Plywood

RM5.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

o.

Blockboard, Laminboard, Battenboard

RM2.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

p.

Particleboard/Chipboard

RM2.00 per cubic metre or part thereof

q.

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

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

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