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Timber Prices listed below are compiled from indicative prices provided by selected sawmills from different regions of Malaysia.  The prices listed are to serve as a guide and quotations issued by suppliers may vary, based on specifications, sizes and grades.

*AVERAGE DOMESTIC PRICES OF LOGS, SAWN TIMBER, PLYWOOD AND MDF
IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA

RINGGIT MALAYSIA

MARCH 2019

SPECIES
LOGS/TON
SAWN TIMBER/M3
18" UP
GMS
STRIPS
SCANTLINGS
HEAVY HARDWOOD
Chengal
4,545
7,062
5,720
7,768
Balau
             3,200           3,390
                3,178
2,743
Red Balau 2,200 3,178     2,754               3,390
Merbau
              3,250            4,661
3,849
3,955
Mixed Heavy Hardwood
           1,000           1,024
812
1,028
MEDIUM HARDWOOD
Keruing
1,400
1,303
                  1,215
2,203
Kempas
1,900
2,592
                   2,472
2,825
Kapur
1,700
1,746
1,412
1,746
Mengkulang
1,350
2,225
1,081
2,126
Tualang
1,400
2,472
2,331
2,493
LIGHT HARDWOOD
Dark Red Meranti
2,080
2,036
1,695
3,001
Red Meranti
1,800
2,048
1,766
2,189
Yellow Meranti
1,200
1,568
1,236
1,271
White Meranti
1,480
2,472
1,412
2,260
Mersawa
1,700
1,836
1,695
2,048
Nyatoh
1,300
1,518
1,201
1,271
Sepetir
1,350
1,695
1,003
1,695
Jelutong
1,100
1,780
1,215
1,730
Mixed Light Hardwood
930
975
742
978
MALAYSIAN RUBBERWOOD        
Hevea brasiliensis
LOGS/TON
SAWN TIMBER/M3
170
1" X 1"
2" X 2"
3" X 3"
4" X 4"
1,100
1,178
1,335
1,580
PLYWOOD 4' X 8'
(RM per piece)
4mm
6mm
9mm
12mm
14.60
22.00
38.00
48.00
MDF 4' X 8'
(RM per piece)
4mm
6mm
9mm
12mm
13.00
16.24
21.96
28.64

Note : Log prices ex-balau. Sawn timber, plywood, MDF and Malaysian Rubberwood (Hevea brasiliensis) prices ex-mill

* Prices are only indicative