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The Trend

 
  Production of natural rubber(NR) in the country increased during November'03 to 85325 tonnes as compared to the production of 75410 tonnes during November'02.  The total production during April'03 to November'03 was 470440 tonnes, higher by 11.9 percent over the production of 420260 tonnes during the same period last year.  The production provisionally estimated for December'03 is 88000 tonnes.

  There was an increase in consumption of NR during November'03 to 61405 tonnes from 58325 tonnes during October'03. The Indian rubber goods industry consumed 475195 tonnes during April'03 to November'03 as against 458110 tonnes during the same period of thelast year registering an increawe of 3.7 percent.  The tyre sector has shown an increase of 6.7 percent during the first eight months of the current year, while the non-tyre sector attained only a marginal increase of 0.7 percent.  The provisional estimate of the consumption of NR during December'03 is 63000 tonnes.

   India imported 538 tonnes of NR during November'03 as against 317 tonnes during November'02.  The total import of NR during April'03 to November'03 was 27690 tonnes as against 13178 tonnes during the same period of the last year.  The export of NR during November'03 was 10815 tonnes as compared to 5872 tonnes during November'02.  The total export of NR during the first eight months of the current year was 39046 tonnes compared to 33325 tonnes during the same period of the last year. The total stock of NR at the end of November'03 was 103040 tonnes.

    The production of synthetic rubber(SR) increased to 7773 tonnes during November'03 as against 6954 tonnes during October'03.  The production of SR during April,03 to November,03 was 56316 tonnes as against 51709 tonnes during the same period of the last fiscal.  The consumption of SR increased to 18355 tonnes during November'03 as  againstb17540 tonnes during October'03.  The cumulative consumption of SR during the first eight months of the current year was 136730 tonnes as against 129550 tonnes at a growth of 5.5 percent.

   The trend in the prices of different grades of NR at Kottayam market for the period from January 2003 to January 2004 is given below.

   

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

January20034704460445044300407756013967
February20034753465345534384428057254170
March20034903480347034517437257924313
April20035467536752675074494360024892
May20035175507549754851474963174652
June20035176507649764829571963174712
July20034815473546354453428662034283
August20035024492448244693449058534402
September20035152505249524849465560044506
October20035494539452945155497865714858
November20035716561655165346514871645124
December20035659555954595315509268735038
January20045510541053105153501468404997
   

PRODUCTION (Metric Tonnes)

Nov 2003   (1)

Nov 2002   (2)

Apr 2003 to Nov  2003 (3)

Apr 2002 to Nov 2002 (4)

Apr 2002 to Mar 2003 (5)

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

NATURAL RUBBER
Solid Block Rubber88707080564605227581405
Latex Concentrates (DRC)71357470475304752576205
Pale Latex Crepes22521511059651750
RSS6346555075333770288955441875
Others56305570315753054048200
Total8532575410470440420260649435(+) 11.9
SYNTHETIC RUBBER
SBR15681253123831045316512
BR49594100344823287750977
Others124610179451837912912
Total77736370563165170980401(+) 8.9
Total NR & SR9309881780526756471969729836(+) 11.6
   

CONSUMPTION(Metric Tonnes)

Nov.2003 (1)

Nov.2002 (2)

Apr 2003 to Nov.2003 (3)

Apr 2002 toNov.2002 (4)

Apr 2002 to Mar 2003 (5)

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

NATURAL RUBBER
Solid Block Rubber73256905651555663587305
Latex Concentrates (DRC)62406605497955001077540
Pale Latex Crepe230225167017452615
RSS4054033210204880190550446150
Others28602785144151414034255
Total5783550820284510265865638210(+) 7.0
Out of which Auto Tyre Manufacturers2985324182143903130503304425(+) 10.3
SYNTHETIC RUBBER
SBR56954905263402355055945
BR46154175221502090549995
Others64805175301652683568590
Total16790142557865571290174530(+) 10.3
Out of which Auto Tyre Manufacturers92568073440884153795277(+) 6.1
Total NR & SR7462565075363165337155812740(+) 7.7
Out of which Auto Tyre Manufacturers3910932255187991172040399702(+) 9.3
   

IMPORT (P) (Metric Tonnes)

Nov.  2003  (1)

Nov.  2002  (2)

Apr 2003 to Nov. 2003  

 (3)

Apr 2002 to Nov.2002     

(4)

Apr 2002 to Mar 2003     (5)

NATURAL RUBBER538317276901317826229
SYNTHETIC RUBBER
SBR58903745363603463546728
BR1255670399081459630
Others93857251504005141868117
Total16530116669075094198124475
Total NR & SR1706811983118440107376150704
EXPORT (P)108155872390463332555311
   

STOCK AT THE END OF NOVEMBER 2003

NATURAL RUBBER(Tonnes)(Tonnes)
With Growers32905Ribbed Smoked Sheets61030
With Dealers & Processors38815Estate Brown crepes and remilled crepes6095
Latex (drc)9060
With Auto tyre units (C) 19827Pale Latex crepes610
With Other Manufacturing Units (C) 11493Block Rubber11465
Scraps (drc)14670
Other Grades110

Total

103040

Total

103040

(Rounded)

(C: Including transit)

SYNTHETIC RUBBER
Producers7605pSBR15650
Auto Tyre units8865others37540
Other manufacturing units36720

Total

53190

Total

53190
P - Provisional
   

RECLAIMED RUBBER

Nov. 2003(1)

Nov. 2002 (2)

April 2003 to Nov. 2003(3)

April 2002 to Nov. 2002(4)

April 2002 to March 2003 (5)

Production @62155640473054530567385
Consumption61855670469854522567320
Out of which Auto Tyre Manufacturers 15901366116801035216138
Stock with Manufacturers (end of month / year)335530853050
@ Indigenous purchase by manufacturers
   

CONSUMPTION OF ALL KINDS OF RUBBER ACCORDING TO END PRODUCTS - 2002-03

Products

( Tonnes)

NR

SR

RR

TOTAL

Auto Tyres & Tubes329623(47.40)102834(52.78)12435(18.47)444892(46.46)
Cycle Tyres & Tubes 86363(12.42)16159(8.29) 20125(29.89) 122647(12.81)
Camel back 39084(5.62)10848(5.57)4119(6.12)54051(5.64)
Footwears73048(10.5)35801(18.37)7760(11.53)116609(12.18)
Belts and hoses39843(5.73)9468(4.86)4311 (6.40)53622 (5.60)
Latex form33603 (4.83)33603 (3.51)
Dipped goods34234 (4.92)34234 (3.57)
Cables and wires1784 (0.26)1694 (0.87)820 (1.22)4298 (0.45)
Battery boxes1873 (0.27)2705 (1.39)10091 (14.99)14669 (1.53
Others55970 (8.05)15341 (7.87)7659 (11.38)78970 (8.25)
Total695425(100.00)194850(100.00)67320(100.00)957595(100.00)
   

Note :

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

Figures in brackets indicate the percentage share of composition
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