Philippines expects its rubber industry to improve market share

ERJ staff report (BC)

Quezon City – The Philippines government is confident that the country will soon capitalise on the growing demand for rubber, as the country’s production is expected to grow by 3.7 percent in the next ten years.

“We need to take advantage of the present opportunity in rubber and note that the Asia-Pacific is expected to continue to have the lion’s share of production,” agriculture secretary Proceso J. Alcala said in a statement issued by the Philippines Information Agency.

The agriculture chief added that the…

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