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Monday, July 27, 2009


Rubber's grown n Sri Lanka where the climate is modereate, and the specially selected areas.In Kalutara and the Sabaragamuwa districts areas Rubber cultivation take the first place in Sri Lanka.Total area under rubber in Sri Lanka is approximately 559,257 acres. Rubber is grown mainly I he central part of the wet Zone.
e.g. Ratnapura, Agalawatta, Kegalle, Kandy

Rubber latex is exported either as sheet rubber or crepe rubber. The local demand for raw rubber has increased with the development of industries such as manufacture and retreading of motor tyres, cycle tyres and tubes, rubber goods such as cushions, mats, toys and surgical gloves…etc.
The principle markets for Sri Lanka rubber are China, U.S.S.R., USA, German, Italy, and Poland.

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