Jakarta--Indonesia's Agriculture minister has said his country is aiming to be the biggest producer of natural rubber in the world by 2020. Indonesia is currently second in the world, producing around 1.8 million tonnes per year. Thailand currently produces around 2 million tonnes annually.
The minister, Anton Apriyantono, was opening the International Conference and Rubber Exhibition in Jakarta
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Conference details (from Rubber Board of India)