Surge in global glove demand to boost exports

Unfazed: A healthcare worker putting on gloves before work in the Klang Valley.

GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia’s export of rubber products is estimated to increase by 80 per cent to reach RM74 billion this year from RM41 billion last year, attributed to a spike in the export of rubber gloves.

Rubber gloves would likely constitute over 90 per cent of the country’s total export of rubber products, said a Malaysian Rubber Board spokesperson.

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