Cinnamon - Price and Quantitiy Values by Year from 2000 to 2007

2.3.2      Cinnamon -   Price and Quantitiy Values by Year from 2000 to 2007

 2.3.2.1    Product Specification

Scientific name:

Cinnamomum zeylanicum 

Plant part used:

Flower of plant, bark from branches

HS Code:

090610000

SITC Code:

075220000

2.3.2.2    Analysis 

Cinnamon plants have medicinal properties. The useful part of the plant is the barks of its branches. The total quantity imported had a similar profile as that of the total value of imports. There is a small dip during the year 2003 the highest quantity imported was in 2007 reaching a value of 1.268 million kg. The price per kg of the product for the period observed ranged from RM2.44 to RM3.19.

 

 Table 5: Summary of import values and quantities

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Figure 4: Malaysia’s’s import 2000 – 2007 for cinnamon neither crushed nor ground

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Figure 5: Imported cinnamon neither crushed nor ground Price Trend 2000 – 2007

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