Building material cost index in Peninsular Malaysia increased between 0.1% and 1.3% in Nov

KUALA LUMPUR: The Building Material Cost Index (BCI) without steel bars increased in November 2021, rising by between 0.1 and 1.3 per cent in Peninsula Malaysia.

The Department of Statistics Malaysia (DoSM) said the BCI also rose in Sabah between 0.1 and 1.7 per cent for all categories of building except for timber piling and single storey (RC) piling that showed no changes.

"The BCI in Sarawak showed an increase between 0.1 and 1.8 per cent in November 2021 except for RC building and RC piling in Sibu which recorded no changes," it said in a statement today.

The department said the BCI with steel bars for all regions in Peninsula Malaysia increased between 0.1 to 1.7 per cent for almost all building categories in November 2021 compared to the preceding month.

"The BCI in Sabah and Sarawak increased between 0.1 and 2.1 per cent for almost all categories of building," it said. - Bernama
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