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Overview of the Global Market for Natural Rubber And Gums

Market Size for Natural Rubber And Gums

In 2021, the global natural rubber and gum market decreased by -0.1% to $X for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year rising trend. Over the period under review, consumption continues to indicate a slight slump. Over the period under review, the global market attained the peak level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Production of Natural Rubber And Gums

In value terms, natural rubber and gum production rose modestly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Overall, production, however, saw a noticeable shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the production volume increased by 33%. Over the period under review, global production reached the peak level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Thailand (X tons), Indonesia (X tons) and Vietnam (X tons), with a combined 63% share of global production. India, Cote d'Ivoire, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Guatemala, Cambodia and Myanmar lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 31%.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Cambodia (with a CAGR of +19.4%), while production for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

The global average natural rubber and gum yield expanded slightly to X tons per ha in 2021, surging by 1.5% on the year before. In general, the yield, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of 3.4%. The global yield peaked at X tons per ha in 2012; afterwards, it flattened through to 2021. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2021, the total area harvested in terms of natural rubber and gums production worldwide shrank to X ha, leveling off at the previous year. The harvested area increased at an average annual rate of +2.1% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of 4.1% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to natural rubber and gum production reached the maximum at X ha in 2020, and then reduced modestly in the following year.

Exports of Natural Rubber And Gums

Exports

Global natural rubber and gum exports rose significantly to X tons in 2021, increasing by 7.4% on the year before. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.7% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 12% against the previous year. The global exports peaked in 2021 and are expected to retain growth in the near future.

In value terms, natural rubber and gum exports surged to $X in 2021. Overall, exports, however, continue to indicate a noticeable contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 40% against the previous year. The global exports peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2021, Thailand (X tons) was the key exporter of natural rubber and gums, mixing up 69% of total exports. Vietnam (X tons) took the second position in the ranking, followed by Lao People's Democratic Republic (X tons). All these countries together took approx. 16% share of total exports. Guatemala (X tons), Malaysia (X tons) and Belgium (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Exports from Thailand increased at an average annual rate of +2.5% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, Lao People's Democratic Republic (+48.0%), Vietnam (+14.3%), Guatemala (+7.8%) and Malaysia (+4.5%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Lao People's Democratic Republic emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the world, with a CAGR of +48.0% from 2012-2021. By contrast, Belgium (-8.0%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Vietnam (+6.1 p.p.) and Lao People's Democratic Republic (+5.5 p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the global exports, while Belgium and Thailand saw its share reduced by -3.3% and -7.4% from 2012 to 2021, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Thailand ($X) remains the largest natural rubber and gum supplier worldwide, comprising 67% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Vietnam ($X), with an 11% share of global exports. It was followed by Guatemala, with a 4.5% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in Thailand totaled -2.8%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Vietnam (+9.2% per year) and Guatemala (+2.4% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average natural rubber and gum export price amounted to $X per ton, rising by 19% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, recorded a deep contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the average export price increased by 25%. Over the period under review, the average export prices attained the maximum at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably country of origin: the country with the highest price was Malaysia ($X per ton), while Lao People's Democratic Republic ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Vietnam (-4.4%), while the other global leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Imports of Natural Rubber And Gums

Imports

In 2021, global imports of natural rubber and gums declined to X tons, with a decrease of -11.3% against the previous year. Overall, total imports indicated tangible growth from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +4.0% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 37%. Over the period under review, global imports attained the maximum at X tons in 2020, and then reduced in the following year.

In value terms, natural rubber and gum imports surged to $X in 2021. In general, imports saw a perceptible decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 33%. Over the period under review, global imports hit record highs at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

Malaysia (X tons) and China (X tons) represented the largest importers of natural rubber and gums in 2021, finishing at near 35% and 34% of total imports, respectively. The following importers - the United States (X tons), Belgium (X tons), the Netherlands (X tons), Brazil (X tons), Mexico (X tons), Turkey (X tons) and Indonesia (X tons) - together made up 16% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by the Netherlands (with a CAGR of +20.2%), while imports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Malaysia ($X), China ($X) and the United States ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, with a combined 66% share of global imports. Brazil, Belgium, the Netherlands, Turkey, Mexico and Indonesia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 14%.

Among the main importing countries, the Netherlands, with a CAGR of +11.4%, saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average natural rubber and gum import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, surging by 30% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, saw a abrupt setback. Global import price peaked at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, import prices failed to regain momentum.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in Brazil ($X per ton) and Turkey ($X per ton), while Malaysia ($X per ton) and China ($X per ton) were amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Brazil (-3.0%), while the other global leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for natural rubber and gums in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Thailand, Indonesia and China, together comprising 56% of global consumption. These countries were followed by Malaysia, Vietnam, India and Cote d'Ivoire, which together accounted for a further 27%.
What are the largest producers of natural rubber and gums in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam, together accounting for 63% of global production. India, Cote d'Ivoire, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Guatemala, Cambodia and Myanmar lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 31%.
What are the leading exporters of natural rubber and gums in the world?
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In value terms, Thailand remains the largest natural rubber and gum supplier worldwide, comprising 67% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Vietnam, with an 11% share of global exports. It was followed by Guatemala, with a 4.5% share.
What are the leading importers of natural rubber and gums in the world?
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In value terms, the largest natural rubber and gum importing markets worldwide were Malaysia, China and the United States, with a combined 66% share of global imports. Brazil, Belgium, the Netherlands, Turkey, Mexico and Indonesia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 14%.
What is the average export price for natural rubber and gums in the world?
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The average natural rubber and gum export price stood at $1,347 per ton in 2021, rising by 19% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for natural rubber and gums in the world?
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In 2021, the average natural rubber and gum import price amounted to $1,426 per ton, increasing by 30% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global market for natural rubber and gum. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• FCL 836 - Natural rubber

Data coverage:
• Global market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Global production, split by region and country
• Global trade (exports and imports)
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
7.3
HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD BY COUNTRY
8. GLOBAL IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. GLOBAL EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2022
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Yield And Growth
Figure 11:
Exports And Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports And Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Yield, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2022
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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