ERJ staff report (LMH)
Kottayam, India — Natural rubber production in India during 2010-11 was 3.7 percent higher than the previous year, India Rubber Board chairman Sheela Thomas said during the presidential address at an 18th April board meeting.
Thomas told the board that the domestic production of natural rubber (NR) in 2010-11 was 861 950 tonnes, up from 831 400 tonnes in 2009-10. And she said that the anticipated domestic production for 2011-12 is 902 000 tonnes.
Domestic NR consumption also increased…