ERJ staff report (DS)
Kottayam, Kerala, India - Natural Rubber (NR) production
in India during
November 2011 increased to
94,400 tonnes as against the
production of 90,500 tonnes during
November 2010. Cumulative
production from April 2011 to
November 2011 was 575,100 tonnes
compared to 548,150 tonnes during
the corresponding period of the
previous year registering a growth of
In Synthetic rubber, November's production was 8,636 tonnes, while the cumulative production in the first eight months was was 71,978 tonnes compared to
72,041 tonnes during the same period
of the previous year.
Consumption of NR by the rubber
goods manufacturing industry in the
country during November'11 was
82,440 tonnes compared to
76,495 tonnes during October'11.
Total consumption during the first
eight months of 2011-12 was
634,420 tonnes compared to 628,240 tonnes recording a growth of
1.0 percent only. The growth in
consumption by the auto tyre sector
during April'11 to November'11 was
5.0 percent as against 4.3 percent during the
same period of the previous year.
the same time, the non-tyre sector
registered a negative growth of 5.9 percent
compared to a negative growth of
1.2 percent during the same period last year.
The NR consumption provisionally
estimated for December'11 is
SR increased to 36,345 tonnes during
November'11 compared to 31,275 tonnes
during October'11. The cumulative
consumption of SR during the first
eight months of 2011-12 increased to
280,695 tonnes compared to
270,755 tonnes during the corresponding
period of the previous year.
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