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7th Floor, Bangunan Getah Asli (Menara)
148, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
T: +603-2161 1900 F: +603-2161 3014 E: secretariat@anrpc.org

High consumption of rubber may trigger its production growth in India

The projected growth in the rubber consumption which is a corollary to overall economic development of the country necessitates the need to expand rubber production though the current prolonged phase of natural rubber price crash has impacted the growers deeply, said Sheela Thomas, member secretary, administrative reforms commission. 

Sheela Thomas, former Rubber Board chairman and secretary general of The Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC), said in her inaugural speech at India Rubber Meet (IRM) here on Tuesday the per capita consumption of rubber, which is a basic indicator of rubber based industrialisation is only 1.2 kg in India compared with global average of 3.69 kg and a relatively high figure of 6.59 kg in China. "So our economy will drive to produce more rubber and consume more rubber products in the country." 

Read more at Economic Times, <click here>
   
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