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Production of natural rubber 722.1 thousand tonnes in 2015

Monthly Rubber Statistics Malaysia, September 2017

Release Date : Monday 13, November 2017 1200

Production of natural rubber (NR) dropped 14.1 per cent in September 2017

Natural rubber (NR) production dropped by  14.1 per cent in September 2017 to  52,472 tonnes compared to August 2017. Smallholding sector is the main contributor of NR production which is more than  90 per cent.

Average  monthly  price  of   latex   concentrate   and   S.M.R.20  in   September   2017  at  552.31 sen  per  kilogramme  and   660.50 sen  per kilogramme respectively.  The average monthly  price  of  latex  concentrate  increased  by  8.79 sen  per kilogramme  (1.6%) from August 2017. Meanwhile, the average monthly price of S.M.R.20 increased by  16.25 sen per kilogramme  (2.5%).

Exports of NR in September 2017 recorded at  45,144 tonnes, decreased by  18.3 per cent than the previous month. Five main destinations of NR exports were China, Germany, Iran, Finland and U.S.A.

Meanwhile, domestic consumption of NR in September 2017 decreased by  3.6 per cent to  40,254 tonnes from previous month  73.5 per cent of domestic consumption dominated by the rubber glove industry.

The level of NR stocks went up by  0.3 per cent to  194,095 tonnes at the end of September 2017.






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


Released By:

13 November 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