Malaysia's rubber glove exports projected to grow 12-15% in 2022

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is set to retain its position as the world’s number one rubber glove-producing nation in 2022 with export volume likely to expand by between 12 and 15 per cent, according to the Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (MARGMA).

MARGMA president Dr Supramaniam Shanmugam said based on the forecast revision by the association on Dec 4, 2021, Malaysia is expected to supply 65 per cent of the global supply, or 294 billion gloves, this year, followed by China (20 per cent), Thailand (10 per cent) and Indonesia (three per cent).

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