MSW Durian prices are down to just S$15 per kg, its lowest since 2016 according to Ah Seng

Because of a bumper crop

Durian prices have fallen due to an unexpected bumper crop

Durian season usually peaks around the middle of the year, particularly in West Malaysia but this year supplies are coming in early due to a bumper crop which is more productive than usual.

Mao Shan Wang (MSW), which literally translates to “Cat Mountain King” in Chinese, is a popular durian varietal that is experiencing a bumper crop, driving the prices down due to an unexpected larger supply to Singapore durian sellers.

? And yes, MSW is at its season lowest price of $15/kg presently! In fact, the last time we had seen such prices for…

Posted by Ah Seng Durian on Monday, 19 March 2018

According to Ah Seng Durian, a popular durian seller in Singapore with over 38k Facebook fans, prices of MSW have gone down to $15 per kilogram, its lowest since September 2016.

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A kilogram of MSW typically sell for $20 or upwards during peak durian seasons.

Don’t hold your breath though, prices are expected to soar as soon as the current bumper crop supply gets sold and at a low price like that, it probably won’t take very long.


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