Malaysia raises subsidy for tappers to boost rubber production

The Malaysian Government has agreed to raise the activation price of the Rubber Production Incentive (RPI) scheme to compensate tappers’ losses during the decline in global rubber price. Datuk Dr Zairossani Mohd Nor, Director General of Malaysia Rubber Board, said the...

Indian Rubber Board launches Mobile App for growers

The Rubber Board, India, has developed a new Mobile App ‘Rubber Kisan’ for rubber growers. The application developed in association with National Informatics Centre (NIC) is available in Google Play Store. The daily price of natural rubber, as well as weekly, monthly...

Sulphur dusting on rubber leaves not harmful, says RRII

Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII) has clarified that there is no need for any concern regarding the usage of sulphur as a control measure for powdery mildew disease of rubber, which is predominantly noticed on newly formed tender leaves during the refoliation...

Tyrexpo Asia to be held in Singapore

The 12th edition of Tyrexpo Asia will be held from March19 to 21, 2019, at Singapore EXPO, over a sprawling 15,000m2 event floor across two halls. Tyrexpo Asia is an event part of the Tyrexpo Series exhibitions held in various parts of the world – Singapore,...

Indian Rubber Board observes National Integration Week

The Rubber Board observed the National Integration week at its offices from November 19 to 25, 2018. Delivering the key-note address at a function held at the Board Head Office in Kottayam, Dr. Alexander Jacob IPS (Retd.), former Director General of Police, Kerala,...