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

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

3.6.9.1 Overview

 

Scientific name:

Coriandrum sativum

Plant part used:

seeds, fruits, leaves and roots

HS Code:

090920000

SITC Code:

075262000

3.6.9.2 Analysis

Seeds of coriander are used mainly for its fresh leaves and dried seeds in cooking. They are exported in relatively large amounts to countries using spices in their food preparations. Quantities exported for each year were not consistent and their variations were not very obvious ranging from 213,535 kg in year 2001 to 830,542 kg for year 2004. Hence, the profile for the period appeared to be erratic. The annual values obtained for each year showed  almost similar pattern as the quantities and its peak occured in year 2004 at about RM1.345 million. The costs per kg of export product had positive values and increased   in year 2007. Its range registered from RM1.18 to RM2.08.

In the case for seeds of coriander the differences between unit cost of product for export and import showed negative values. Negative values indicated that foreign demands for the product decreased for the period.

 

Table 79: Summary of export values and volumes

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Figure 129: Malaysia’s export 2000 – 2007 for Seeds of Coriander

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Figure 130: Exported Seeds of Coriander price trend 2000 – 2007

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Table 80: Export and Import Unit Cost Differences of Herbal Products :

2000 -2007

Year

Export

(RM)

Import

(RM)

Diff (RM)

2000

1.52

2.29

-0.77

2001

1.54

2.25

-0.71

2002

1.61

2.15

-0.54

2003

1.42

2.81

-1.39

2004

1.62

2.48

-0.86

2005

1.18

2.4

-1.22

2006

1.38

2.93

-1.55

2007

2.08

3.44

-1.36