Sarawak

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Riding a wave of robust market prices, Sarawak's pepper industry has continued to post financial gains as global demand for the spice continues to grow. The state dominates Malaysia's pepper sector, accounting for roughly 95% of the country's output. As a result, pepper has become a major cash crop supplementing the timber and palm oil...

 

Each year, more and more of the trees on Sarawak’s tropical forests and peat land are felled and cleared as companies look to feed rising global demand for both timber and the products of plantations erected in their place. Such lucrative operations have been practised for decades across Borneo, on both the Malaysian and the Indonesian sides....

 

The new township of Tanjung Manis, occupying a central location within the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) and possessing a natural deep-water port, is earmarked for development as a strategic hub for the state’s timber, palm oil and halal food processing industries, as well as to become the new base for the marine engineering...

 

Manufacturing accounts for 27.4% of Sarawak’s economy and employs about 11.2% of the total workforce, a contribution that based on current trends and future development priorities is expected to expand significantly. In 2013, the value of approved manufacturing investment into Sarawak rose by 75% to RM8.3bn ($2.5bn) compared to the RM4.7bn ($1...

 

As Sarawak’s largest employer, providing a livelihood for about one-fourth of the population, the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sector stands as one of the state’s key engines, even with the gains in economic diversification made in recent years. Sarawak also plays a central role in Malaysia’s agricultural sector as a whole, producing...

 

A tropical climate, abundant fresh water and vast tracts of land for farming have endowed Sarawak’s agriculture sector with ample resources to achieve sustainability in several staple food categories, including grains, fruits, vegetables and edible oils. While self-sufficiency in rice is still a work in progress, the state’s farmers are now...

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