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Monthly Rubber Statistics Malaysia, August 2022

Release Date : Friday 14, October 2022 1200

 

Natural rubber production decreased by 3.8 per cent in August 2022 (36,411 tonnes) as compared to July 2022 (37,843 tonnes). Year-on-year comparison also showed that the production of natural rubber decreased by 15.2 per cent (July 2021: 42,942 tonnes). Production of natural rubber in August 2022 for Malaysia was mainly contributed by smallholders sector (87.5%) as compared to estates sector (12.5%).

Total stocks of natural rubber in August 2022 decreased by 8.1 per cent to 209,491 tonnes as compared to 228,039 tonnes in July 2022. Rubber processors factory contributed 91.6 per cent of the stocks followed by rubber consumers factory (8.3%) and rubber  estates (0.1%).

Exports of Malaysia's natural rubber amounted to 60,170 tonnes in August 2022, increased 11.9 per cent as against July 2022 (53,752 tonnes). P.R. China remained as the main destination for natural rubber exports which accounted 40.5 per cent of total exports in August 2022 followed by the Iran (5.4%), Germany (4.0%), the United States of America (4.0%) and Turkiye (4.0%). 

Analysis of the average monthly price showed that Latex Concentrated recorded a  decrease of 3.3 per cent (August 2022: 514.73 sen per kg, July 2022: 532.28 sen per kg) while, Scrap decreased by 5.8 per cent (August 2022: 533.29 sen per kg, July 2022: 566.13 sen per kg). 

The full publication of the Monthly Rubber Statistics, August 2022 can be downloaded through eStatistik portal.


Released by:

DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
14 October 2022


Contact person:

Baharudin Mohamad
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
E-mail : baharudin[at]dosm.gov.my

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