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Special Release 2 (For Building and Structural Works) June 2020

Release Date : Friday 10, July 2020 1200

Performance Review – Indices (June 2020)

Without steel bars:

The performance of BCI in Peninsular Malaysia showed an increase between 0.1 and 0.6 per cent in region A (Pulau Pinang, Kedah & Perlis), C (Selangor,
W.P. Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Negeri Sembilan) and E (Pahang) for almost all building categories. Meanwhile, the BCI in region B (Perak) and F (Terengganu & Kelantan) decreased between 0.1 and 0.8 per cent for almost all categories of building. The BCI in region D (Johor) remained as in the previous month.

In addition, the BCI in Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan for almost all building categories decreased between 0.1 and 0.6 per cent. In contrast, the BCI in Tawau increased between 0.1 and 0.2 per cent for almost all categories of building.

Other than that, the performance of BCI in Sarawak showed an increase of 0.1 per cent for Single storey steel frame (building) in Kuching. Meanwhile, the BCI in Sibu and Miri remained as in the previous month.

With steel bars:

The performance of BCI in Peninsular Malaysia showed an increase between 0.1 and 0.3 per cent in region A (Pulau Pinang, Kedah & Perlis), C (Selangor,
W.P. Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Negeri Sembilan) and E (Pahang) for almost all building categories. Meanwhile, the BCI in region B (Perak) and F (Terengganu & Kelantan) decreased between 0.1 and1.4 per cent for almost all categories of building. The BCI in region D (Johor) remained as in the previous month.

In Sabah, a decline of BCI between 0.1 and 1.5 per cent occurred in all regions for almost all building categories.

The BCI in Kuching and Sibu increased between 0.1 and 0.4 per cent for almost all building categories. Meanwhile, the BCI in Miri remained as in the previous month.

Changes in Unit Price Indices (June 2020)

The changes in unit price indices of building materials by region in Malaysia are shown in Table 1.

Released By:

DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
 DrUzir_Mahidin    Dr_Uzir

10 July 2020

 

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Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
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