Ephedrine & Its Salts – Price values by year from 2000 to 200

2.3.36  Ephedrine & Its Salts – Price values by year from 2000 to 2007 Product Specifications

Scientific name:

Ephedra sinica

Common name:


Plant part used:

Extracts from the plant

HS Code:


SITC Code:

541441100 Analysis 

Ephedrine and its salts are imported in small quantities as    the cost per kg of the product was high. The quantities imported during the observed period    were relatively small and did not vary to a large extent except in the year 2004, during which the quantity level jumped to a relatively high figure of 5,900 kg. The highest total value for the products was at RM587, 479 in year 2002 and the lowest being RM88, 445 in year 2000. The cost per kg of product ranged from RM186.70 to RM345, 347 and   remained inconsistent throughout the years under consideration.


Table 39: Summary of import values and quantities



Figure 72: Malaysia’s import 2000 – 2007 for Ephedrine & Its Salts



Figure 73: Imported Ephedrine & Its Salts price trend 2000 – 2007