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

2.3.13  Ginger - Price and Quantitiy Values by Year from 2000 to 2007

 2.3.13.1 Product Specifications

Scientific name:

Zingiber officinale

Common name:

Ginger

Plant part used:

Rhizomes, roots

HS Code:

091010000

SITC Code:

075270000

2.3.13.2 Analysis

Price for ginger per unit weight had been increasing from year 2000 until year 2005,   after which it started to fall . The prices ranged from RM 1.40 to RM 3.22 per kg,and it was at its highest in year 2005. Similarly, the quantity of products imported rose every yearexcept in the year 2004.

Ginger extracts are used in the preparation of health foods and tonics. Most of the imports are retailed all over the country and demand by herbal practitioners is fairly small .

 

Table 16: Summary of import values and quantities

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Figure 26: Malaysia’s import 2000 – 2007 for Ginger

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Figure 27: Imported Ginger price trend 2000 – 2007

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