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Special Release 2 (For Building and Structural Works) March 2018

Release Date : Tuesday 10, April 2018 1200

Peninsular Malaysia

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) showed increases for almost all regions in March 2018 except region C-Central which showed decreases as compared to the previous month. Meanwhile, the BCI in region D-Johor remained unchanged as compared to February 2018.

The unit price indices of building materials that showed changes 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 showed increases for almost all building categories in March 2018 except the BCI (without steel bars) in Sandakan which was 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 Kuching and Miri recorded increases for almost all building categories in March 2018. Meanwhile, the BCI in Sibu remained unchanged 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 April 2018


Contact person:

Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]dosm.gov.my

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