Agriculture plays a major role in the growth of Malaysian economy. Malaysia is the world's main exporter of natural rubber and palm oil. Beside this, Malaysia is also famous for it's logs and timber, pepper, cocoa, tobacco, pineapple. Out of these products, palm oil earns the maximum revenues from the foreign market. The main crop of malaysia is rice. Ministry of agriculture Malaysia set up some measures and guidelines to enhance the agricultural productivity. Agriculture ministry also enact some laws and regulations for the steady flow of agricultural activities. Some of the major agricultural activities of ministry of agriculture Malaysia are:
Setting up agricultural policies, agricultural programmes and schemes, pricing policy, publishing agricultural statistics etc. Beside all these activities, ministry of agriculture Malayasia also concerned with the production management and marketing policies, like organizing the research work to improve crop production etc.