Ghanaian rubber output grows 21 percent year on year

ERJ staff report (BC)

Ghanaian rubber production grew from 6 242 tonnes in 2011 to 7 602 tonnes in 2012, an increase of 21.1 percent, according to the Ghana News Agency.

Kwame Awuah-Asante, national chairman of the Ghanaian Rubber Outgrowers and Agents Association (GROAA), announced the statistic to the association’s annual general meeting on 6 April.

He added that, in collaboration with Ghana Rubber Estate Limited (GREL), GROAA had negotiated a loan of €18m from Alliance Française de Developpement (AFD) of France for the latest phase of the…

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