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Special Release 2 (For Building and Structural Works) September 2017

Release Date : Tuesday 10, October 2017 1200

Peninsular Malaysia

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) in all regions showed a decrease in September 2017 as compared to the previous month except (R.C.) piling building category which showed increases in some regions in Peninsular Malaysia.

The unit price indices of building materials that showed changes (increase/decrease) in September 2017 as compared to the previous month are as follows:

                                                 

 

Sabah

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) in Sabah recorded increases for almost all categories of building on September 2017 except timber piling which remained unchanged as compared to the previous month.

The changes in the unit price indices for building materials by region in Sabah are shown in Table 2.

              

                                 

Sarawak

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) in Sarawak increased for all categories of building in September 2017 as compared to the previous month.

The changes in the unit price indices for building materials by region in Sarawak are as follows:

                

Notes:

R.C. = Reinforced Concrete

*Region:

A = Pulau Pinang, Kedah and Perlis
B = Perak
C = Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Selangor
D = Johor
E = Pahang
F = Kelantan and Terengganu

 

RELEASED BY:

 

THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
10 October 2017


Contact person:
Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Corporate and User Services Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]stats.gov.my

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