Rubber to surpass palm oil contribution to economy

  • Economy
  • Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018

PETALING JAYA: The rubber industry is expected to become the number one commodity contributor to the the country's economy as palm oil is facing difficulties in the international market, said Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim.

She said in terms of commodity export earnings, rubber and rubber products were currently the second largest contributor after palm oil.