Agarwood Overview


Why Invest in Agarwood?

1) Agarwood is the most expensive resinous wood in the world.
2) Agarwood consumption has increased 25 times over the last 40 years.
3) The global population is expected to increase by 3 billion over the next 40 years.
4) Global demand for agarwood exceeds supply.

What is Agarwood?

Agarwood are also known as Agarwood from Aquilaria genus. Agarwood is a kind of resin which forms a natural consequence of the reaction to the attacks agarwood tree fungus / bacteria (disease). Plants attacked by spreading a smell of oil to protect the injured body part (either the root, stem, branch, etc.) where the oil will eventually become hard (resin). Resin material that is produced consists of a sari or the diffusion of aromatic resin known as agarwood.

Use of Agarwood

Agarwood is used in various ways, including traditional medicine, art and artifacts, artifacts essential oil. Agarwood burned to produce a fragrant odor since time immemorial by the Chinese, Arab, India and Japan which are widely used in festivals, customs and religion. Starch is extracted from agarwood oil was used as a perfume ingredient. For example, oil "Attar", which is water-based perfume containing agarwood oil extract. Perfumes are widely used by Muslims and other religion.

Value of Agarwood

At the core of the local market based on quality agarwood sold, divided certain grades of between RM3,000.00 to RM165, 000.00/kg. Starch extracted oil is also sold on the quality according to certain grades of between RM350.00 - RM1200.00/tola/12 ml. Pieces of wood  based on the quality agarwood sold according to grade from RM5 - RM30/kg.

Planting System

Three types of crop systems that can run a crop monoculture, mixed cropping with species of herbs and other medications, as well as the integration of crops with agricultural plants such as rubber, fruits and vegetables. Crop patterns may be in row crops or batch plants.

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