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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

DECEMBER 2019

SPECIES
LOGS/TON
SAWN TIMBER/M3
18" UP
GMS
STRIPS
SCANTLINGS
HEAVY HARDWOOD
Chengal
5,040
7,415
5,720
8,121
Balau
             3,500           3,453
                3,143
3,213
Red Balau 2,300 3,072     2,754               3,319
Merbau
              3,500            4,696
3,927
3,955
Mixed Heavy Hardwood
           1,011           1,013
883
1,095
MEDIUM HARDWOOD
Keruing
1,500
1,236
                  1,215
2,203
Kempas
1,800
2,578
                   2,472
2,747
Kapur
1,700
1,751
1,412
1,746
Mengkulang
1,300
2,105
1,377
2,126
Tualang
1,425
2,507
2,331
2,493
LIGHT HARDWOOD
Dark Red Meranti
2,100
2,036
1,695
2,860
Red Meranti
1,830
2,013
1,660
2,189
Yellow Meranti
1,250
1,554
1,236
1,271
White Meranti
1,500
2,472
1,306
2,260
Mersawa
1,700
1,808
1,660
2,013
Nyatoh
1,300
1,660
1,257
1,342
Sepetir
1,370
1,706
1,003
1,730
Jelutong
1,140
1,815
1,215
1,801
Mixed Light Hardwood
980
932
777
968
MALAYSIAN RUBBERWOOD        
Hevea brasiliensis
LOGS/TON
SAWN TIMBER/M3
160
1" X 1"
2" X 2"
3" X 3"
4" X 4"
1,112
1,195
1,375
1,483
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
13.30
16.60
22.50
29.35

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

* Prices are only indicative