A study on the factors that affecting the volatility of natural rubber price in Malaysia / Mohd Zulfadli Zulkefle

Zulkefle, Mohd Zulfadli (2014) A study on the factors that affecting the volatility of natural rubber price in Malaysia / Mohd Zulfadli Zulkefle. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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This paper will investigate the determinant that make natural rubber price volatile, first of all, Malaysia is the third largest producer of natural rubber after Thailand and Indonesia. In this research paper the researcher will determine factors that will affect volatility in natural rubber
price may be a result of international trade, crude oil price and synthetic rubber production. The data used for this study is from January 2001 – August 2013 every monthly that obtained from Malaysia department of statistic and data stream. Therefore an Eviews model has been applied
for this paper to test the hypothesis and identify the relationship between the variables. The test that researcher do for this research are unit root test, descriptive analysis, correlogram analysis and regression model. Whereby, the dependent variables for this study are natural rubber price
in Malaysia, while the independent variables for this study are crude oil price, natural rubber export, natural rubber import and synthetic rubber production. Based on previous research studies, import variables have negative relationship with the rubber price in Malaysia to indicate
this result researcher will make research whether from the previous study the researcher will get the same result or vice versa. Otherwise for the result shows that crude oil price has positive relationship with volatility natural rubber price in Malaysia. The major implication of the finding is
dependence on one commodity as a source of export earning is subject to risk, in another words the diversification of export crop promotion must be continued

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Item Type: Student Project
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Zulkefle, Mohd Zulfadli
2011581723
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Abdul Halim, Ahmad Faiz
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Competition. Production. Wealth > Competition. Monopolistic competition
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Income. Factor shares
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > Income. Income distribution. National income. Including gross national product, gross domestic product, and gross state product
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Commodities. Commercial products. Generic products
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kelantan > Kota Bharu Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business (Hons) Finance
Item ID: 33908
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crude oil price, natural rubber export, natural rubber import and synthetic rubber production
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/33908

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