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The Trend

   Production of natural rubber(NR) in the country increased to 71290 tonnes during October'03 compared to 63215 tonnes during October'02.  The cumulative production during April'03 to October'03 was 385115 tonnes, registering an increase of 11.7 percent from the corresponding period of the last year.  The production provisionally estimated for November'03 is 85000 tonnes.

   Consumption of NR by the rubber goods manufacturing industry in the country decreased to 58325 tonnes during October'03 from 60310 tonnes during September'03.  However the total NR consumption during April'03 to October'03 which was 413790  tonnes, was higher by 3.5 percent as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.During the first seven months of the current year, the auto tyre sector registered an increase of 5.7 percent whereas the general rubber goods manufacturing units attained a growth of 1.3 percent.  The provisional estimate of the consumption of NR during November'03 is 61000 tonnes.

   India imported 1622 tonnes of NR during October'03 as against 818 tonnes during October'02.  The total import of NR dring April'03 to October'03 was 27152 tonnes as against 12861 tonnes during the same period of the last year.  The export of NR during October'03 was 8232 tonnes as compared to 6814 tonnes during October'02.  The total export of NR during the first seven months of the current year was 28231 tonnes compared to 27453 tonnes during the same period of the last year.  The total stock of NR at the end of October'03 was 89395 tonnes.


   The production of synthetic rubber(SR) decreased to 6954 tonnes during October'03 as against 8402 tonnes during September'03.  The production of SR during April'03 to October'03 was 48543 tonnes as against 45339 tonnes during the same period of the last fiscal.  The consumption of SR slightly decreased to 17540 tonnes during October'03 as against 17625 tonnes during September'03.  The cumulative consumption of SR during the first seven months of the current year was
118375 tonnes as against 112390 tonnes at a growth of 5.3 percent.

   The trend in the prices of different grades of NR at Kottayam market for the period from December'02 to December'03 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

December20024516441643164196391152353696
January20034704460445044300407756013967
February20034753465345534384428057254170
March20034903480347034517437257924313
April20035467536752675074494360024892
May20035175507549754851474963174652
June20035176507649764829471963174712
July20034815473546354453428662034283
August20035024492448244693449058534402
September20035152505249524849465560044506
October20035494539452945155497865714858
November20035716561655165346514871645124
December20035659555954595315509268735038
   

PRODUCTION (Metric Tonnes)

Oct.2003  (1) 

Oct.2002      

 (2)

Apr 2003 to Oct. 2003 (3)

Apr 2002 to Oct. 2002 (4)

Apr 2002to Mar 2003 (5)

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

NATURAL RUBBER
Solid Block Rubber87807670475904519581405
Latex Concentrates (DRC)63357210403954005576205
Pale Latex Crepes1401458807501750
RSS5172544160270305233880441875
Others43104030259452497048200

Total

7129063215385115344850649435(+) 11.7
SYNTHETIC RUBBER (P)
SBR1479108810815920016512
BR42504000295232877750977
Others122511598205736212912

Total

69546247485434533980401(+) 7.1

Total NR & SR

7824469462433658390189729836(+) 11.1
   

 CONSUMPTION (Metric Tonnes)

Oct.2003(1)

Oct.2002(2)

April 2003 to Oct. 2003(3)

April 2002 to  Oct. 2002(4)

April 2002 to March 2003 (5)

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

NATURAL RUBBER
Solid Block Rubber77656965578304973087305
Latex Concentrates (DRC)65506840435554340577540
Pale Latex Crepe220210144015202615
RSS4075040785290000284815492980
Others30402950209652017034985
Total5832557750413790399640695425(+) 3.5
Out of which Auto Tyre Manufacturers3084129597214823203308353032(+) 5.7
SYNTHETIC RUBBER
SBR59405820404503784065110
BR49504720344003142055170
Others66506825435254313074570
Total1754017365118375112390194850(+) 5.3
Out of which Auto Tyre Manufacturers963394066690362812107483(+) 6.5
Total NR & SR7586575115532165512030890275(+) 3.9
Out of which Auto Tyre Manufacturers4047439003281726266120460515(+) 5.9
   

IMPORT (P) (Metric Tonnes)

Oct. 2003 (1)

Oct.2002  (2)

Apr 2003 to   Oct. 2003    (3)

Apr 2002 to  Oct. 2002   (4)

Apr 2002 to Mar 2003     (5)

NATURAL RUBBER

1622

   818

27152

12861

26229

SYNTHETIC RUBBER
SBR

4230

4905

30470

30890

46728

BR

1080

1316

  2735

  7475

9630

Others

5055

8981

 41015

 44167

68117

Total

10365

15202

74220

82532

124475

Total NR & SR

11987

16020

101372

95393

150704

EXPORT OF NR  (P)

8232

  6814

 28231

 27453

   55311

   

STOCK AT THE END OF OCTOBER 2003

NATURAL RUBBER(Tonnes)(Tonnes)
With Growers

27625

Ribbed Smoked Sheets

47720

With Dealers & Processors

33450

Estate Brown crepes and remilled crepes

5540

Latex (drc)

8495

With Auto tyre units (C) 

19130

Pale Latex crepes

595

With Other Manufacturing Units (C) 

9190

Block Rubber

12880

Scraps (drc)

14055

Other Grades

110

Total

89395

Total

89395

(Rounded)

(C: Including transit)

SYNTHETIC RUBBER
Producers

7445p

SBR

14265

Auto Tyre units

8770

Others

32975

Other manufacturing units

31025

Total

 47240

Total

47240

P - Provisional
   

RECLAIMED RUBBER

Oct. 2003(1)

Oct. 2002(2)

Apr. 2003  to    Oct 2003        (3)

Apr 2002 to  Oct .2002   (4)

Apr 2002 to       Mar 2003   (5)

Production @

6270

5905

41090

39665

67385

Consumption

6220

5925

40800

39555

67320

Out of which Auto Tyre Manufacturers  

1488

1490

10090

8986

16138

Stock with Manufacturers (end of month / year)

3325

3115

 

 

3050

@ Indigenous purchase by manufacturers

P - Provisional

   

DISTRIBUTION OF MANUFACTURES ACCORDING TO THEIR CONSUMPTION OF NATURAL RUBBER DURING 2002-03

 

Consumption Group

 

No.of Manufacturers

Consumption

Natural Rubber

(tonnes)

Synthetic rubber

 

Reclaimed Rubber

 

Total

A

B

C

D

E

F

1894

1939

  613

  375

    44

    66

 11892

 70874

 42040

 86124

 24684

459811

 2652

15167

11393

37355

  3720

124563

  736

 4211

 4668

20089

  1636

 35980

 15280

 90252

 58101

143568

  30040

620354

Total493169542519485067320957595
   

Consumption Group

No. of Manufacturers

Consumptionof NR (tonnes)

A

2022

12497

B

1943

73948

C

557

42169

D

316

87344

E

36

24534

F

57

454933

Total

4931

695425

A: 10 tonnes & below,
B: above 10 tonnes and upto and including 50
C: Above 50 tonnes and upto and including 100,
D: Above 100 tonnes and upto and including 500
E: Above 500 tonnes & upto and including 1000,
F: Above 1000 tonnes

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