Govt to continue assisting glove industry


Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (special functions) Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof said this was in line with Malaysia’s status as a major producer of rubber gloves globally with exports valued at RM2.9bil in October last year.

IPOH: The government will continue to assist the manufacturing sector, especially the rubber glove industry to maintain Malaysia’s position as a main player in the supply of rubber gloves for the global health industry.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (special functions) Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof said this was in line with Malaysia’s status as a major producer of rubber gloves globally with exports valued at RM2.9bil in October last year.

“We hope the rubber glove industry will continue to drive the nation’s economy and provide jobs to the people to reduce reliance on foreign workers, ” he told reporters after officiating AT Glove Engineering Sdn Bhd’s rubber glove production facility in Chemor near here.

Rubber glove exports contributed 51.1% to total exports in October last year compared with 49.1% in the same period in 2019. — Bernama

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