Cardamoms - Price Values and Quantity by Year from 2000 to 2007

3.6.7 Cardamoms - Price Values and Quantity by Year from 2000 to 2007

3.6.7.1 Overview

 

Scientific name:

Elletaria cardamomum

Plant part used:

Seeds for culinary purposes

HS Code:

090830000

SITC Code:

075253000

3.6.7.2 Analysis 

Quantities of cardamoms exported during the period were relatively stable and  the amounts inreased and decreased slightly  during the observed period.   Generally, the amount showed an increase and peaked at 133,170 kg in year 2007. The revenues obtained from the export of the products indicated an increasing trend from RM748,622 to about RM2.365 million. The unit cost per kg of export had an irregular profile during the years and it stretched from  RM6 to RM20.9.

The import-export cost per unit differences showed an irregular profile of negative values for years 2000 and 2002,whilst in the other years,  the unit cost values were positive. The lowest difference occurred in year 2002 at RM1.40 and the highest at RM9.96 in year 2005.

 

 Table 75: Summary of export values and volumes

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Figure 125: Malaysia’s export 2000 – 2007 for cardamoms

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Figure 126: Exported cardamoms price trend 2000 – 2007

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Table 76: Export and Import Unit Cost Differences of Herbal Products :

2000 -2007

Year

Export

(RM)

Import

(RM)

Diff (RM)

2000

16.35

22.81

-6.46

2001

20.1

19.93

0.17

2002

21.94

23.34

-1.4

2003

18.8

13.68

5.12

2004

16.8

13.91

2.89

2005

24.24

14.28

9.96

2006

21.98

12.68

9.3

2007

24.57

19.88

4.69