Malaysian NR output fell in September

ERJ staff report (DS)

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia’s production of natural rubber (NR) in September fell by 6.3 percent to 72,846 tonnes compared with a year previously.

The smallholdings sector is the biggest producer of Malaysia’s NR (92.8 percent) compared to the estates sector (7.2 percent). Negeri Sembilan is ahead of other states in production of NR on estates (20.7 percent), followed by Kedah (17.9 percent) and Perak (17.6 percent).

September exports amounted to 60,337 tonnes, a year-on-year decline of 18,918 tonnes (-23.9 percent). NR was mainly…

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