@NR exports up 9.2% in 2017 (till August): ANRPC (26/09/2560)

26 Sep 2017
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Total Natural Rubber (NR) exports by Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) amounts to 6.274 million tonnes during the first eight months of 2017. Exports is up by 9.2 per cent from the same period in 2016, said the latest Natural Rubber Trends and Statistics report by ANRPC in August 2017. The revised annual exports of NR by ANRPC member countries is anticipated at 9.421 million tonnes during 2017, up four per cent from 9.061 million tonnes recorded in 2016. The increase is attributed to the revision made by Cambodia, China, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Total exports is inclusive of NR exported to China in the form of compound rubber (HS4005.10, 4005.20, 4005.91, 4005.99) and mixture rubber (HS4002.80). Total exports were 5.743 million tonnes during January-August period in 2016. During this period, exports grew among all major exporting countries. Thailand (0.6 per cent), Indonesia (15.2 per cent), Vietnam (9.5 per cent), Malaysia (16.9 per cent) and Cambodia (31.5 per cent) have registered good export figures. The exports by ANRPC member countries is estimated at 8.671 million tonnes during the first eleven months of 2017, up 16.7 per cent from the same period in a year ago. This is based on actual figures up to May 2017, preliminary estimates up to August 2017 and forecasts for September 2017 to November 2017. Source: rubber asia (26/09/2017)

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