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

Release Date : Monday 11, December 2017 1200

Peninsular Malaysia

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars and with steel bars) in all regions showed changes in November 2017 as compared to the previous month.

The unit price indices of building materials that showed changes in November 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 Sandakan and Tawau recorded increases for almost all categories of building on November 2017 as compared to the previous month. In contrast, the BCI in Kota Kinabalu showed decreases for almost all categories of building.

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 showed increases for several categories of building in November 2017. Meanwhile, the BCI in Sibu and Miri 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
11 December 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