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Rubber production rises

Oct 8, 2010 6:05:27 AM - itnnews.lk

Rubber production has achieved a new high during the first six months of this year.

The Central Bank said that rubber production in the first six months of this year has increased to 85 million kilograms. The Bank said that production in the corresponding period reached 79 million kilograms. A Bank report said that rubber production during July was 9.8 million kilograms. Conducive weather conditions contributed towards the high production in addition to the incentives provided and consultation programmes organised by the government.