FPDSB provides loan facility to companies that are eligible to participate in the forest plantation programme.
The quantum of loan given to a successful applicant is as follows;
Species Rates (RM) per ha In Peninsular Malaysia Rates (RM) per ha In Sabah / Sarawak Rubberwood 10,000 13,000 Forest species 8,000 8,000 Bamboo species 10,000 10,000
The terms and conditions of the soft loan are as follows:
- Interest rate of 3.0%
- Loan period : 20 years
- Grace period of 15 years (with yearly compounded interest rate)
- Repayment period of five years beginning in year 16 (with daily compounded interest rate)