Major Herbal Raw Materials Exported from Malaysian during the Period 2000 to 2007

Selected major products exported by Malaysia are shown in Table 193. Garlic was at the top of the list of the raw materials whilst cinnamon and cinnamon tree-flowers were listed the last. These products found applications in many manufacturing industries especially in Europe and the Americas.

 

Table 193: Selected Major Products Exported by Malaysia

graf1graf2cptr9graf3cptr9Note: M is for quantities of product in millions of kg

Figure 253 shows the percentage distributions for the export products and the highest quantities recorded were garlic, vegetable alkaloids, seaweeds and other algae, vegetable products, odoriferous mixtures, other spices and ginger.

 

12.9Figure 253: Major Raw Materials Exported from Malaysia 2000-2007

 

**Footnote

Garlic1

Garlic, Fresh Or Chilled

Vegetable Alkaloids2

Other Alkaloids Of Cinchona & Their Derivatives; Salts Thereof

Vegetable Products3

Other Vegetable Products Not Elsewhere Specified  Or Included

Odoriferous Mixtures4

Other Mixtures Of Odoriferous Substances, Of A  Kind Used As Raw Materials In Industry

Odoriferous Mixtures5

Mixtures Of Odoriferous  Substances Used In The Food Or Drinks Industry

Other Plants6

Other Plants And Parts, Of A Kind Used Primarily In Perfumery Or For Insecticidal, Fungicidal Or Similar Purposes

Other Essential Oils7

Other Essential Oils O/T Those Of Citrus Fruits

Cloves8

Cloves (Whole Fruit, Cloves And Stems)

Cinnamon9

Cinnamon And Cinnamon-Tree Flowers, Neither Crushed Nor Ground

Other Natural Gums10

Other Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resins And Oleoresins (E.G. Balsams)

Cinnamon11

Cinnamon And Cinnamon-Tree Flowers, Crushed Or Ground

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Increased quantity of raw products could have been imported   to countries which were Malaysian traditional clientele as well as to other countries receiving low amounts of the exports. 10 selected products are shown in Table 194.

Increasing efforts in marketing, prudent import negotiations and ensuring continuous monitoring of the products quality would help to make Malaysia an important hub for trade in herbal raw materials.

 

Table 194: 10 Selected Raw Materials for Export to Countries of Destinations.

No.

Item

HS Code

Destination Countries

Quantity (kg)

Percentage (%)

1

Garlic1

070320000

Thailand

30,449,745.00

37.80

Indonesia

28,007,351.20

34.77

Singapore

12,668,535.80

15.73

India

6,735,395.71

8.36

Philippines

873,514.00

1.08

Canada

457,619.00

0.57

China

350,030.00

0.43

Taiwan

345,283.00

0.43

Netherlands

280,000.00

0.35

Brunei Darussalam

160,223.00

0.20

Others

233,590.02

0.29

2

Vegetable Alkaloids2

293929000

Germany

7,365,468.40

48.39

Netherlands

5,045,462.40

33.15

United States Of America

631,600.00

4.15

Taiwan

631,016.00

4.15

Japan

461,640.00

3.03

Singapore

404,190.00

2.66

India

162,236.00

1.07

Belgium

128,040.00

0.84

Korea

104,788.00

0.69

Thailand

101,300.00

0.67

Others

185,803.99

1.22

3

Seaweeds And Other Algae

121220000

United Kingdom

5,369,650.00

38.01

Hong Kong

3,270,550.00

23.15

Korea

1,198,939.30

8.49

Denmark

1,145,500.00

8.11

Chile

807,000.00

5.71

Spain

780,500.00

5.53

Japan

672,695.85

4.76

China

551,164.50

3.90

Taiwan

124,824.72

0.88

United States Of America

109,069.60

0.77

Others

96,493.12

0.68

4

Vegetable Products3

140490000

Philippines

4,099,000.00

31.20

Japan

2,743,105.00

20.88

Singapore

2,424,082.00

18.45

United States Of America

715,152.50

5.44

China

693,580.50

5.28

Thailand

576,160.00

4.39

Korea

364,936.00

2.78

Sri Lanka

320,000.00

2.44

Jamaica

231,340.00

1.76

Taiwan

188,915.11

1.44

Others

781,785.83

5.95

5

Odoriferous Mixtures4

330290000

Singapore

6,677,807.65

77.24

China

528,380.49

6.11

Thailand

305,582.45

3.53

Indonesia

247,485.19

2.86

Philippines

208,749.98

2.41

Hong Kong

172,183.80

1.99

Vietnam

137,521.08

1.59

Taiwan

56,384.00

0.65

Papua New Guinea

54,996.59

0.64

India

42,787.06

0.49

Others

213,530.84

2.47

6

Other Spices

091099000

Japan

2,074,416.80

28.46

Singapore

1,168,533.25

16.03

Australia

993,633.72

13.63

New Zealand

654,843.70

8.99

Thailand

517,531.70

7.10

Korea

395,673.00

5.43

Brunei Darussalam

241,774.38

3.32

Indonesia

179,687.40

2.47

Taiwan

144,359.40

1.98

United Arab Emirates

114,458.00

1.57

Others

802,969.50

11.02

7

Ginger

091010000

Singapore

2,244,276.50

36.15

Indonesia

1,232,657.00

19.85

Thailand

1,066,552.00

17.18

Japan

1,053,360.00

16.97

Netherlands

216,220.00

3.48

China

187,288.00

3.02

United States Of America

89,446.90

1.44

Brunei Darussalam

30,262.50

0.49

Hong Kong

20,157.30

0.32

Philippines

14,200.00

0.23

Others

54,218.16

0.87

8

Seeds Of Coriander

090920000

Indonesia

2538376.25

55.9

Thailand

1429019.5

31.5

Singapore

189449

4.17

China

96240

2.12

Japan

81887

1.8

India

81075

1.79

Canada

65525.72

1.44

Vietnam

23730

0.52

Hong Kong

11600

0.26

Korea

7400

0.16

Others

15985

0.35

9

Seeds Of Cumin

090930000

Bangladesh

2826768

82

Indonesia

205035

5.95

Singapore

143344

4.16

Japan

114625

3.32

Myanmar

92010

2.67

Germany

25500

0.74

Australia

9275

0.27

India

9000

0.26

Vietnam

7060

0.2

Korea

5677

0.16

Others

9408

0.27

10

Odoriferous Mixtures5

330210000

Singapore

1053265.25

32.8

Hong Kong

374635.4

11.7

China

215996

6.74

Thailand

212377.27

6.62

Taiwan

211378.48

6.59

Mauritius

140312.8

4.38

Saudi Arabia

112618.92

3.51

Indonesia

106015.7

3.31

India

97109

3.03

Fiji

84213.35

2.63

Others

598674.53

18.7