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Asian Group Tries to Stem Rubber’s Swoon

Natural rubber, used to make items from tires to latex gloves, has been under pressure in recent weeks due to increasing signs of a slowdown in China, the world’s biggest buyer of the industrial commodity.

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SRIB Press Release on Rubber Price

DATE: 10 FEBRUARY 2014 Sabah Rubber Industry Board (SRIB) in a statement released today, sympathizes with the Rubber Smallholders in the State as well as through out Malaysia for the low rubber prices today.  The SMR 20 rubber price, which is the bench mark price of international rubber price, has dropped from RM13,483 per metric […]

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Rubber sector to maintain resilience on higher export earnings, glove demand

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 31 — The rubber industry is expected to maintain its resilience next year, driven by higher export earnings of rubber products as well as stronger demand for rubber gloves. Malaysian Rubber Board Director-General Datuk Dr Salmiah Ahmad said rubber products would continue to be the main contributor to the industry in terms […]

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State approves amendments to three bills

KOTA KINABALU: The State Assembly has approved amendments to three bills namely the Forest Enactment (Amendment) 2013, the Sabah Rubber Industry Board Enactment (Amendment) 2013 and the Sabah Provident Fund Enactment (Amendment) 2013 all effective from December 15. When tabling the Forest Enactment (Amendment) 2013, Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department Datuk Elron Angin […]

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RM10mil loan repayment

(Source: Daily Express) CHIEF Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Haji Aman and members of the State Cabinet witnessing the handing over of a cheque by Sabah Rubber Industry Board Chairman, Haji Ahmad Haji Bujang to Datuk Peter Lim, the Managing Director of Sabah Development Bank. The RM10 million cheque was the loan repayment to the bank. […]

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MESEJ folks can move into homes soon

(Source: Daily Express) PAPAR: Participants of a “mini estet sejahtera” (MESEJ) scheme for palnting ruber trees in Kh. Kinolosodon along the Kimanis-Keningau road at Ulu Kimanis, near here, will get to occupy houses at the site once all is ready this year. State Rural Development Minister Datuk Radin Malleh said all 33 houses for the participants […]

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Board to help smallholders earn RM4,000

(Source: New Straits Times) BETTER FUTURE: Rubber production to increase from 1,400kg to 2,000kg per hectare in Sabah KOTA KINABALU: THE Sabah Rubber Industry Board (SRIB) will assist smallholders to earn a monthly income of between RM3,000 and RM4,000 by 2020. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Yahya Hussin said the board would increase rubber hectarage from […]

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Rubber output: Yahya puts spotlight on smallholders

(Source: Insight Sabah) Datuk Seri Panglima Yahya Hussin urged the Sabah Rubber Industry Board (SRIB) to step up its effort to help rubber small-holders in Sabah. He said this at the Board’s 63rd Anniversary Dinner in Kota Kinabalu on Friday night. He identified four important issues that need to be looked into and achieved by […]

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Board denies Sabah rubber prices lowest in M’sia

Source: The Borneo Post KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Rubber Industry Board (SRIB) has refuted allegations and accusations made by Chua Men Nam of United Sabah Smallholders Association that the rubber prices in Sabah are the lowest in Malaysia. SRIB general manager Datuk Harris Mathews stressed that rubber prices in Sabah were in fact higher than […]

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SRIB denies rubber prices in Sabah are the lowest

(from Daily Express, 28 March 2013) The Sabah Rubber Industry Board (SRIB) has refuted allegation by the President of the United Sabah Smallholders Association, Chua Men Nam, that the rubber prices in the State are the lowest in the country. SRIB General Manager Datuk Harris Mathews said instead the prices were higher than in the […]

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