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The Trend

     Production of natural rubber(NR) in the country registered 10.8% growth during September'03 as compared to September'02 due to favourable weather conditions and improved price.  The production was 64815 tonnes during September'03 as against 58480 tonnes during September'02.  The cumulative production during the first half of the current year, which was 313825 tonnes, has depicted a growth of 11.4% as compared to the production of 281635 tonnes during the same period of the previous year. The production provisionally estimated for October'03 is 68000 tonnes.

         Consumption of NR has marginally decreased to 60310 tonnes during September'03 compared to 61205 tonnes during August'03.  However total consumption of NR has depicted an increase of 4% for the first six months of the current fiscal.  The consumption during the period April '03 to September'03 was 355465 tonnes as against 341890 tonnes during the same period of the last year.Consumption by the Auto Tyre sector has posted a growth of 5.9 %.  The provisional estimate of the consumption during October'03 is 58000 tonnes.

       Import of NR during September '03 was 1973 tonnes as against 687 tonnes during September'02.  The total import of NR during April'03 to september,03 was 21993 tonnes compared to 12043 tonnes during the same period of the last year.
The export of NR during September'03 was 7197 tonnes as compared to 6159 tonnes during September'02.  The total export of NR during the fist half of the current year was 19999 tonnes compared to 20639 tonnes during the same period of the last year.  The total stock of NR at the end of September '03 was 83040 tonnes.
       The production of Synthetic Rubber(SR) increased to 8402 tonnes during
September '03 as against 7029 tonnes during August'03.  The production of SR during April'03 to September'03 was 41589 tonnes as against 39092 tonnes during the same period of the last fiscal. The consumption of SR slightly increased to 17625 tonnes during September'03 as against 17515 tonnes during August'03.  The cumulative consumption of SR during the first six months of the current year was 100835 tonnes as against 95025 tonnes at a growth rate of 6.1%

       The trend in the prices of different grades of NR at Kottayam market for the period from November 2002 to November 2003 is given in the table below.

   

Table

Price of Rubber in Kottayam Market.       (Rupees per quintal)

Month

RSS 1

RSS 2

RSS 3

RSS 4

RSS 5

Latex (60%)(drc)

E B C 2x

November20024007390738073677356449083311
December20024516441643164196391152353696
January20034704460445044300407756013967
February20034753465345534384428057254170
March20034903480347034517437257924313
April20035467536752675074494360024892
May20035175507549754851474963174652
June20035176507649764829471963174712
July20034815473546354453428662034283
August20035024492448244693449058534402
September20035152505249524849465560044506
October20035494539452945155497865714858
November20035716561655165346514871645124
   

PRODUCTION (Metric Tonnes)

Sept.2003  (1) 

 

Sept2002(2)

Apr 2003 to  Sept.2003 (3)

Apr 2002  to   Sept. 2002 (4)

Apr 2002 to  Mar 2003(5)

Percentage increase(+)/decrease (-) during Apr 2003 to Sept. 2003 compared to Apr 2002 to Sept. 2002(6)

NATURAL RUBBER
Solid Block Rubber

7785

7070

38810

37525

81405

 

Latex Concentrates (DRC)

7805

7355

34060

32845

76205

 

Pale Latex Crepes

  165

   130

       740

     605

  1750

 

RSS

 45055

40075

218580

  189720

441875

 

Others

   4005

  3850

  21635

    20940

 48200

 

Total

   64815

 58480

 313825

  281635

649435

(+) 11.4

SYNTHETIC RUBBER (P)
SBR

1792

1417

9336

8112

16512

BR

5346

4234

25273

24777

50977

Others

1264

1064

6980

6203

12912

Total

8402

6715

41589

39092

80401

(+) 6.4

Total NR & SR

73217

65195

355414

320727

729836

   (+) 10.8

   

 CONSUMPTION (Metric Tonnes)

Sept.2003(1)

Sept.2002(2)

April 2003 to Sep. 2003(3)

April 2002 to  Sep. 2002(4)

April 2002 to March 2003 (5)

Percentage increase(+)/decrease (-) during Apr. 2003 to Sep. 2003 compared to Apr. 2002  to   Sept.2002  (6)

NATURAL RUBBER
Solid Block Rubber96858210500654276587305
Latex Concentrates (DRC)73307020370053656577540
Pale Latex Crepe215195122013102615
RSS4017039150249250244030492980
Others29102805179251722034985
Total6031057380355465341890695425(+) 4.0
Out of which Auto Tyre Manufacturers3057928737183982173711353032(+) 5.9
SYNTHETIC RUBBER
SBR60905680345103202065110
BR49604550294502670055170
Others65756140368753630574570
Total176251637010083595025194850(+) 6.1
Out of which Auto Tyre Manufacturers1009491505727053406107483(+) 7.2
Total NR & SR7793573750456300436915890275(+) 4.4
Out of which Auto Tyre Manufacturers4067337887241252227117460515(+) 6.2
   

IMPORT (P) (Metric Tonnes)

Sept. 2003 (1)

Sept.  2002  (2)

Apr 2003 to   Sept. 2003    (3)

Apr 2002 to   Sept.2002   (4)

Apr 2002 to Mar 2003    (5)

NATURAL RUBBER

1973

   687

21993

12043

26229

SYNTHETIC RUBBER
SBR

5215

3800

26240

25985

46728

BR

145

870

  1655

  6159

9630

Others

6830

4666

35960

 32909

68117

Total

12190

9336

63855

65053

124475

Total NR & SR

14163

10023

85848

77096

150704

EXPORT OF NR  (P)

7197

  6159

19999

   20639

    55311

   

STOCK AT THE END OF SEPTEMBER 2003

   
NATURAL RUBBER(Tonnes)(Tonnes)
With Growers

28215

Ribbed Smoked Sheets

39840

With Dealers & Processors

26550

Estate Brown crepes and remilled crepes

5275

Latex (drc)

9945

With Auto tyre units (C) 

18429

Pale Latex crepes

520

With Other Manufacturing Units (C) 

9846

Block Rubber

12970

Scraps (drc)

14370

Other Grades

120

Total

83040

Total

83040

(Rounded)

(C: Including transit)

SYNTHETIC RUBBER
Producers

7195p

SBR

14495

Auto Tyre units

7845

Others

32965

Other manufacturing units

32420

Total

 47460

Total

47460

P - Provisional
   

RECLAIMED RUBBER

 

Sept.2003(1)

 

Sept. 2002(2)

 April 2003    to Sept.2003 

         (3)

Apr 2002 to          Sept.2002   (4)

Apr 2002to       Mar 2003     (5)

Production @

6210

5850

34820

33760

67385

Consumption

6165

5860

34580

33630

67320

Out of which Auto Tyre Manufacturers  

1529

1332

8602

7496

16138

Stock with Manufacturers (end of month / year)

3275

3135

 

 

3050

@ Indigenous purchase by manufacturers

P - Provisional

   

                                      (Metric Tonnes)

STATE

NO Of Rubber goods manufacturers

NR

SR

RR

TOTAL

ANDHRA PRADESH

160

21143

7937

4479

33559

BIHAR

27

1414

322

148

1884

DELHI

220

17716

2083

1284

21083

GOA & DAMAN

33

18266

14004

697

32967

GUJARAT

381

39707

7868

1664

49239

HARYANA

324

46392

6631

1413

54436

KARNATAKA

203

45844

14382

6010

66236

KERALA

854

126100

36438

6861

169399

MADHYA PRADESH

82

31894

13370

3302

48566

MAHARASHTRA

578

84685

33654

8825

127164

ORISSA

13

25511

5299

491

31301

PONDICHERRY

33

3264

1690

83

5037

PUNJAB

511

85537

8935

18446

112918

RAJASTHAN

111

41056

9003

1223

51282

TAMILNADU

486

32754

14026

4869

51649

UTTAR PRADESH

439

32897

7637

3126

43660

WEST BENGAL

435

39004

11519

4353

54876

OTHERS

41

2241

52

46

2339

TOTAL

4931

695425

194850

67320

957595

NR - Natural Rubber, SR - Synthetic Rubber, RR - Reclaimed Rubber

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