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MALAYSIAN TIMBER CERTIFICATION COUNCIL

Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) started operation in January 1999 as an independent organisation to develop and operate the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS).  As a voluntary national scheme, the MTCS provides for independent assessment of forest management practices and audit of timber product manufacturers or exporters to ascertain that the timber products manufactured or exported are sourced from sustainably managed forests. This is to ensure the sustainable management of Malaysia’s natural forest and forest plantations, as well as to meet the demand for certified timber products. The audits are conducted by independent certification body (CB) notified under the MTCS.

The MTCS has been endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) schemes, the largest forest certification programme, representing more than 300 million ha of certified forests worldwide. The MTCS is also the first tropical timber certification scheme in the Asia Pacific region to be endorsed by the PEFC.

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  • 4.34 million ha of PEFC Certified Forest (as of 31 January 2020)
  • 16 FMUs and 6 FPMUs
  • 383 PEFC Certificate for Chain of Custody Holders (as of 31 January 2020)

 

April 1, 2020
MC&I SFM – New Standard for SFM Certification Published

Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Malaysian … Continue reading “MC&I SFM – New Standard for SFM Certification Published”

March 23, 2020
UPDATED GUIDANCE ON AUDITING PEFC CERTIFIED COMPANIES DUE TO OUTBREAK OF COVID-19

PEFC Council has amended para 2(D) of its guidance on auditing PEFC certified companies … Continue reading “UPDATED GUIDANCE ON AUDITING PEFC CERTIFIED COMPANIES DUE TO OUTBREAK OF COVID-19”

March 17, 2020
OFFICE CLOSED NOTICE

Following the announcement by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on 16 March 2020, … Continue reading “OFFICE CLOSED NOTICE”

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