Gaharu wood Chip - Price and Quantitiy Values by Year from 2000 to 2007

2.3.23   Gaharu wood Chip - Price and Quantitiy Values by Year from 2000 to 2007

 2.3.23.1   Product Specifications

Scientific name:

Aquilaria agollocha (Roxburgh) 

Plant part used:

Resinous stem, heartwood, bark

HS Code:

121190200

SITC Code:

292490200

2.3.23.2 Analysis 

The total price values of import Gaharu wood fluctuated violently throughout the years in consideration. The total price and quantity had decreased significantly, and, in year 2007 there was no more import of the product. The high cost of the product in terms of its value per unit quantity (kg) had resulted in the reduction of the amount being imported the highest cost per unit quantity was in year 2005 reaching over RM 46/kg.

 

Table 26: Summary of import values and quantities

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*Note: N/A refers to undeclared value by The Royal Customs and Excise
     Department of the Government of Malaysia’s
 
 
Figure 46: Malaysia’s import 2000 – 2007 for Gaharu Wood Chips

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Figure 47: Gaharu Wood Chips price trend 2000 – 2007

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