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PENINSULAR MALAYSIA TIMBER EXPORT PRICES

 

Timber prices listed below are indicative, compiled and provided by MTIB. The prices listed are to serve as a guide and quotations issued by suppliers may vary based on specifications, sizes and grades.

 

AVERAGE FOB EXPORT PRICES OF SAWNTIMBER, PLYWOOD, MDF AND PARTICLEBOARD IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA

 

MARCH 2017

PRODUCTS

USD/m3

SAWNTIMBER

Species

Scantling

GMS

Strips

Dark Red Meranti

744

556

543

Keruing

468

460

356

Merbau

656

638

420

Kempas

620

531

370

Kapur

548

537

348

Kelat

351

326

271

PLYWOOD 4' X 8'

Sizes

USD/m3

3 mm thickness

498

6 mm thickness

495

9 mm thickness

400

12 mm thickness

440

18 mm thickness

360

MDF 4' X 8'

Sizes

USD/m3

3 mm thickness

240

6 mm thickness

200

9 mm thickness

270

12 mm thickness

250

18 mm thickness

230

PARTICLEBOARD 4' X 8'

Sizes

USD/m3

3 mm thickness

165

6 mm thickness

150

9 mm thickness

156

12 mm thickness

160

18 mm thickness

158

     Note: * Prices are only indicative

Source: MTIB and consultation with a few major exporters