Malaysia’s Natural Rubber Exports Up 21% in February

Kuala Lumpur, April 13 (QNA) – Malaysia’s Natural rubber exports in
February rose 12,945 tonnes or 21% to 74,452 tonnes versus the same
period last year, the Statistics Department said.

On a month-on-month basis, the total natural rubber export increased
by 4,034 tonnes from January 2014, according to Malaysia’s (Bernama)
News Agency.

Standard Malaysian Rubber (SMR) contributed 94.9% to total exports,
with 57.4% of that comprising SMR 20, the department said in a
statement.

Natural rubber was exported mainly to China (56.3%), followed by
Germany (13.1%), the United States (3.8%), Brazil (2.5%), Iran
(2.1%), South Korea (2.1%), Portugal (2.0%) and France (1.6%). (QNA)

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