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The recovery of the Malaysian economy: does the timber industry sector follow the same trend?


  • Roda Jean-Marc

    () (Forest Research Institute Malaysia)

  • Ahmad Fauzi Puasa

    () (Forest Research Institute Malaysia)

  • Lim Hin Fui

    () (Forest Research Institute Malaysia)

  • Ismariah Ahmad

    () (Forest Research Institute Malaysia)

  • Rohana Abd Rahman

    () (Forest Research Institute Malaysia)

  • Noor Aini Zakaria

    () (Forest Research Institute Malaysia)


An important indicator of the dynamics of the economy and its day to day evolutions is the performance of stock exchanges market. In the case of Malaysia, the KL Composite Index shows that since the world economic downturn in early 2008, the Malaysian economy started to recover in March 2009 (Fig. 1), while most of the developed countries are now still struggling with their sluggish economies.

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  • Roda Jean-Marc & Ahmad Fauzi Puasa & Lim Hin Fui & Ismariah Ahmad & Rohana Abd Rahman & Noor Aini Zakaria, 2009. "The recovery of the Malaysian economy: does the timber industry sector follow the same trend?," EAS Strategic Options, CIRAD, Forest department, UPR40, vol. 2009(02), pages 1-2, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:epf:easopt:200902

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