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Sabah gets RM157.14 mln for planting, replanting programs

KOTA KINABALU: Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities has allocated RM157.14 million to smallholders to undertake new planting and replanting of natural rubber, oil palm, pepper and cocoa in Sabah this year. Its minister Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas said of the total, RM72 million has been approved for new planting and replanting of oil […]

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Sabah State Govt Takes Steps To Arrest Decline In Rubber Price

TUARAN, July 18 (Bernama) — The Sabah state government is taking steps to assist rubber smallholders, apart from providing a special assistance, to overcome the current fall in the price of the commodity. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Yahya Hussin said the decline at the moment was universal and unrelated to the 1Malaysia People’s Aid […]

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Makluman kepada Para Pekebun Kecil Getah di negeri Sabah

Berkuatkuasa dari 16 Jun 2014, pihak LIGS akan gabungkan harga getah dengan insentif pengeluaran dan siarkan satu harga sahaja untuk setiap gred getah. Ini bermakna harga getah yang dikeluarkan oleh LIGS sudah termasuk insentif pengeluaran. Untuk makluman semua pekebun kecil, insentif pengeluaran akan terus dibayar oleh LIGS dan sudah dimasukkan ke dalam harga getah. Dilampirkan […]

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Mengapa Harga Getah Jatuh?

Lembaga Industri Getah Sabah (LIGS) bersimpati dengan para pekebun kecil getah di negeri Sabah dan juga di seluruh Malaysia, berikutan harga getah yang rendah hari ini. Harga getah SMR 20 yang merupakan harga tanda aras (benchmark) getah antarabangsa, telah menurun daripada RM13, 483 bagi setiap tan metrik pada tahun 2011, kepada RM9,525 per tan metrik […]

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Sabah rubber board opts for gas

By KRISTY INUS | CHEAPER ALTERNATIVE TO DIESEL: Move can save up to 40pc of processing cost, reduce carbon footing SABAH’S rubber industry will start using natural gas as a cheaper alternative to diesel in rubber processing, potentially saving up to 40 per cent in its cost, apart from reducing carbon footprint. Towards this […]

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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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