Plywood was the main export revenue earner. The volume of plywood exported increased by 17% to 2.6 million m3 and the value of exports increased 6% to RM4bn (US$1.23bn).

STIDC reported that Japan is still the biggest market for plywood from Sarawak accounting for of 1.4 million m3 followed by the Middle East 334,000m3 and Korea 331,000m3.