Furniture industry grinding to halt with export orders languishing in factories

Industry players say RM200 million in finished product lies idle due to MCO restrictions.

By Khoo Gek San · 2 weeks ago

Furniture industry grinding to halt with export orders languishing in factories

Furniture makers grapple with poaching, severe labour shortage

At last count, 147 factories in need of 20,000 workers, says group.

By Khoo Gek San · 3 months ago · 1 comment

Furniture makers grapple with poaching, severe labour shortage

Labour shortage hits furniture industry

Crunch as govt freezes foreign worker applications until year-end to help locals secure jobs.

By Angie Tan · 10 months ago · 1 comment

Labour shortage hits furniture industry

Finance Ministry gives 28 Bumi furniture suppliers another chance

Deputy minister Amiruddin Hamzah extends product certification deadline to end of year.

· 1 year ago · 3 comments

Finance Ministry gives 28 Bumi furniture suppliers another chance

Bumiputera furniture suppliers’ govt contracts cancelled, says group

Finance Ministry has acted hastily and unfairly to 33 companies, says the Malay Economic Action Council.

· 1 year ago · 8 comments

Bumiputera furniture suppliers’ govt contracts cancelled, says group


Global work-from-home orders fuel local furniture sector

High demand brings other difficulties, such as high cost of raw material, shipping, labour shortage.

By Khoo Gek San · 4 months ago

Global work-from-home orders fuel local furniture sector