Gum arabic - Price Values by Year from 2000 to 2007

2.3.27 Gum arabic - Price Values by Year from 2000 to 2007

2.3.27.1 Product Specifications

 

Scientific name:

Acacia spp.; Acacia senegal

Common name:

Gum arabic

Plant part used:

Resin, gum/sap/exudate

HS Code:

130120000

SITC Code:

292220000

2.3.27.2 Analysis

Gum arabic originates from the Eastern and Western Africa, largely used for medicinal preparations. Import of this material had been on the increase  lately and  reached its  maximum total value   of  RM2.561 million  with a quantity  of 321,188 kg in the year 2007. The maximum cost per unit weight of product  was   at  RM16.69., in year 2005.

 

Table 30: Summary of import values and quantities

 de1

 

Figure 54: Malaysia’s import 2000 – 2007 for Gum Arabic

1-tb_graphs

 

Figure 55: Imported Gum Arabic price trend 2000 – 2007

2-tb_graphs