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

Release Date : Monday 10, February 2020 1200

Performance Review – Indices (January 2020)

Without steel bars:

As compared to the previous month, the BCI in Peninsular Malaysia for region A, (Pulau Pinang, Kedah & Perlis), B (Perak), C (Selangor, W.P. Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Negeri Sembilan) and F (Terengganu & Kelantan) increased between 0.1 and 1.6 per cent for almost all categories of building.

In Sabah, the BCI in Kota Kinabalu increased between 0.1 and 0.4 per cent for almost all categories of building. However, the BCI in Kota Kinabalu for Single storey steel frame (building) and Single storey steel frame (tower only) decreased 0.5 and 0.9 per cent respectively as compared to the previous month.

On the other hand, the BCI in Kuching and Sibu decreased between 0.1 and 0.8 per cent for almost all categories of building.

With steel bars:

The BCI in Peninsular Malaysia for region A, (Pulau Pinang, Kedah & Perlis), B (Perak), C (Selangor, W.P. Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Negeri Sembilan) and F (Terengganu & Kelantan) increased between 0.1 and 1.4 per cent for almost all categories of building.

The BCI in Kota Kinabalu increased between 0.4 and 1.2 per cent for almost all categories of building except for Single storey steel frame (building) and Single storey steel frame (tower only) which decreased 0.4 and 0.9 per cent respectively as compared to the previous month. However, the BCI in Sandakan increased between 0.1 and 0.3 per cent for almost all categories of building except for 5-storey and above (R.C.) building (for office) and (R.C.) piling where each decreased by 0.1 and 0.3 per cent. The BCI in Tawau increased 0.1 per cent for almost all categories of building.

In Sarawak, the BCI in Kuching and Sibu showed a decline for almost all categories of building which is between 0.1 and 0.8 per cent.

Changes in Unit Price Indices (January 2020)

The changes in unit price indices of building materials by region throughout 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 February 2020

 

Contact person:

Mohd Yusrizal Ab Razak
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : yusrizal.razak[at]dosm.gov.my

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