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Monthly Rubber Statistics Malaysia, June 2017

Release Date : Friday 11, August 2017 1200

Production of natural rubber increased 15.1 per cent in June 2017

 

Natural rubber production in June 2017 was  50,614 tonnes, an increase of  15.1 per cent compared to  43,962 tonnes  in  the previous month. Smallholding sector was a major contributor to the production of natural rubber with  a  contribution  exceeding  90 per cent. 

Average monthly price of Latex Concentrate was  573.08 sen per kilogramme, decreased by  9.1 per cent from  630.52 sen per kilogramme in May 2017. Standard Malaysian Rubber 20 also showed a decrease of  7.3 per cent to  602.71 sen per kilogramme compared to  650.05 sen per kilogramme in the previous month.

Exports of natural rubber declined by  10.9 per cent from  50,126 tonnes to  44,683 tonnes in June 2017. Five main destinations of natural rubber exports were China, Germany, Taiwan, USA and Iran.

Domestic consumption of natural rubber dropped  4.4 per cent from  40,965 tonnes to  39,183 tonnes within the same period. Rubber gloves industry remains as the main domestic consumer with consumption of more than  70 per cent.

Stocks of natural rubber at the end of June 2017 was  198,994 tonnes  against  208,200 tonnes  in  May  2017  with  a  decrease  of  4.4 per cent.

 

 

 

*Notes:

Data for June 2017 is  provisional. The data will be updated based on the latest available figures and subsequently published in the July 2017 publication.

 

Released By:

THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
11 August 2017


Contact person:
Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Corporate and User Services Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]stats.gov.my

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