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Lockdown may lead to natural rubber scarcity in post-Covid days

The easing of curbs for just about all plantation crops in Kerala other than all-natural rubber has put the sector in doldrums, as it feared that the lockdown may perhaps direct to a shortage of rubber in the post-Covid days.

The all-natural rubber sector has shed an opportunity of a fantastic crop harvesting in the lockdown period of March and April when the State been given fantastic summer showers. The constraints have led to a predicament of an impending rubber scarcity in the current market, C Sabu, Joint Rubber Manufacturing Commissioner, Rubber Board, explained to BusinessLine.

The discontinuation of

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