ERJ staff report (DS)
Kottayam, India -- India's production of rubber -- both synthetic and natural in the three months to June 2011 was higher than in the same period of 2010.
Production of Natural Rubber
(NR) in the country during June
2011 was 59,200 tonnes
compared to the production of
56,850 tonnes during June 2010.
cumulative production during the first
quarter of the current fiscal year was
175,700 tonnes compared to
166,750 tonnes during the
corresponding period of the previous
year recording a growth of 5.4 percent.
production of synthetic rubber (SR) during the first three
months of 2011-12 increased to
28,009 tonnes compared to
26,956 tonnes during the same period
of the previous year.
Consumption of SR
during the first quarter of the current
f i n a n c i a l y e a r i n c r e a s e d t o
109,575 tonnes compared to 99,160
tonnes during the corresponding
period of the previous year, recording
a growth of 10.5 percent.
The rate of growth in
consumption in the auto tyre
manufacturing sector during the first
quarter of the current financial year
was 10.2 percent as against 7.7 percent attained
during the same period of the previous
year, whereas, the non-tyre sector
registered a negative growth of 5.3 percent
compared to a positive growth of 4.1 percent
in the same period of the previous
year. The consumption provisionally
estimated for July'11 is 82,000 tonnes.
The data was published in India's Rubber Statistical news dated August 2011.
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Rubber Statistical News from India Rubber Board