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Special Release 2 (For Building and Structural Works) January 2019*New

The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) (without steel bars) for all categories of building in region A (Pulau Pinang, Kedah & Perlis), D (Johor), E (Pahang) and F (Terengganu & Kelantan) increased between 0.1 and 1.7 per cent in January 2019 as compared to the previous month. In contrast, the BCI in region B (Perak) and C (Selangor, WP Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Negeri Sembilan) decreased between 0.1 and 1.5 per cent except for Timber building and Timber piling, increased by 0.6 and 0.7 per cent each.

Release Date : Tuesday 12, February 2019 1200