it\'s time to revitalize the rubber land

Senin, 13 Mei 2013 | 10:26

The government considers this as an appropriate time to revitalize rubber land since the price of the commodity in the world market is still low. Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Rusman Heriawan said the low price of rubber is now supposed to be a positive signal for rubber farmers for immediate replanting crops.

"The low price of rubber should be addressed with smart, it is now an appropriate time to do the replanting of rubber trees are declining productivity," he said at the Jakarta Convention Center.

Previously, in order to control the price of rubber in the world market formed trilateral cooperation that consists of the world's biggest rubber producer, namely Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. However, the agreement was ended in March 2013. (50/tw)

by M. Taufiqur Rahman