Seeds of Coriander - Price Values by Year from 2000 to 2007

2.3.9      Seeds of Coriander - Price Values by Year from 2000 to 2007

 2.3.9.1    Product Specifications

Scientific name:

Coriandrum sativum

Common name:

Coriander

Plant part used:

seeds, fruits, leaves and roots

HS Code:

090920000

SITC Code:

075262000

2.3.9.2    Analysis 

Seeds of Coriander are mainly used in cuisines and the seeds are grounded before being made into food preparations.

Import values of these seeds had been increasing since year 2000 and in year 2007, the price of the seeds reached RM3.44 per kg. However, the amount of seeds imported each year remains sluggish at about 10 million kg. The quantity fluctuated slightly for the years 2001 and 2003. Future imports may not be likely to increase, while value of imports seemed to be .on the upward trend.

 

Table 12: Summary of import values and quantities

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Figure 18: Malaysia’s import 2000 – 2007 for Seeds of Coriander

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Figure 19: Imported Seeds of Coriander Price Trend 2000 – 2007

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