Other Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resin, and Oleoresins (Eg Balsam) - Price Values and Quantity by Year from 2000 to 2007

3.6.24 Other Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resin, and Oleoresins (Eg Balsam) - Price Values and Quantity by Year from 2000 to 2007

3.6.24.1 Overview

Scientific name:

N/A

Common name:

N/A

Plant part used:

Exudates from plants

HS Code:

130190000

SITC Code:

292290000

3.6.24.2 Analysis

Other natural gums, resin, gum-resins and oleoresins are mixtures of unspecified herbal products. The products find applications in hydrocoloid emulsifier, in drinks industry and confectionary and the like rather small amounts of the products were exported during the observed period, and its export profile  indicated irregularity. The maximum quantity exported  was in year 2005 at 711,490 kg. The export revenues profile showed inconsistency ranging from about RM56,330 to about RM2.490 million. The costs per kg of the product displayed an undulating profile depending on the market demand. The export revenues followed similar  pattern to that of  the amounts exported and that the unit cost  decreased  towards the end of the period.

Export-import differences in cost per kg of product for the period  mainly indicated positive over negative values. The export industry still faced competitive market conditions  due to oversupply of materials, although, at other times supplies were insufficient.

 

Table 109: Summary of export volumes and values

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Figure 159: Malaysia’s export 2000 – 2007 for Other Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resin, and Oleoresins

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Figure 160: Exported Other Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resin, and Oleoresins price trend 2000 – 2007

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Table 110: Export and Import Unit Cost Differences of Herbal Products

2000 -2007

Year

Export (RM)

Import (RM)

Diff

(RM)

2000

3.71

4.69

-0.98

2001

20.35

4.55

15.8

2002

4.67

3.78

0.89

2003

11.63

3.6

8.03

2004

5.3

4.86

0.44

2005

3.5

5.44

-1.94

2006

6.2

6.62

-0.42

2007

9.58

8.39

1.19