Other Essential Oils O/T Those of Citrus Fruits – Price Value by Year from 2000 to 2007

2.3.49 Other Essential Oils O/T Those of Citrus Fruits – Price Value by Year from 2000 to 2007

2.3.49.1 Product Specifications

 

Scientific name:

N/A

Common name:

Essential oil

Plant part used:

Roots, stems, leaves

HS Code:

330129000

SITC Code:

551329000

2.3.49.2 Analysis 

Essential oils other than citrus have many uses such as, in perfumery, for medicinal applications and as food. They were imported in relatively large amounts throughout the period. The amounts brought into the country were not constant and the variations between each year were significant ranging   from 232,959 kg to 378,953 kg. The total values for the imports peaked in year 2003 and declined to about RM7.495 million in year 2007. The cost per kg of material, though inconsistent, was moderate ranging from RM26.11 to RM64.18.

 

Table 52: Summary of import values and quantities

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Figure 98: Malaysia’s import 2000 – 2007 for Other Essential Oils O/T Those of Citrus Fruits

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Figure 99: Imported Other Essential Oils O/T Those of Citrus Fruits price trend 2000 – 2007

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