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Ministry Profile

Overview

VISION:
To make Malaysia the centre of excellence for the commodity sector and as a major producer of higher value-added commodity-based products in the global markets.


MISSION:
To ensure Malaysia's international competitiveness in the commodity-based industries and their contribution towards national development.


OBJECTIVES:

  • To maximize the contribution of the commodity-based industries to national income including GDP and foreign exchange earnings.
  • To make Malaysia a centre of excellence in R&D, technology and services in commodity-based industries.
  • To increase the efficiency, productivity, quality and sustainability of primary industries based on K-economy.
  • To enhance marketing capabilities in order to increase market share particularly in niche markets.


MAIN FUNCTIONS

  • To formulate policies and strategies for the overall development of the plantation and the commodity sectors.
  • To supervise agencies under the Ministry on management and implementation of plantation and commodities development programs.