In January 2017, production of natural rubber dropped by 4.1 percent to 66,617 tonnes as compared to December 2016. Smallholding sector was the main contributor to the production of natural rubber which is 93.7 per cent.
Release Date : Monday 13, March 2017 1200
Agriculture sector continued to expand in 2015 with a contribution of 8.9 per cent to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Oil palm was a major contributor to the GDP of agriculture sector at 46.9 per cent followed by other agriculture (17.7%), livestock (10.7%), fishing (10.7%), rubber (7.2%) as well as forestry & logging (6.9%) in 2015.
Release Date : Friday 30, December 2016 1200
Selected agricultural commodities are divided into three categories namely selected crops, (fruits and vegetables), selected livestock and selected fisheries. In 2015, a total of 33 commodities were covered and 17 of them recorded self-sufficiency ratio (SSR) more than 100 per cent.
Release Date : Tuesday 20, December 2016 1200
This report presents the statistics of rubber industry compiled from various sources. Data on estates was obtained from the Economic Census 2011 (reference year 2010) whilst information on smallholdings were from agencies involved in the rubber industry. Other data in this report were obtained from internal sources in the Department of Statistics, Malaysia. Among the principal statistics reported are the number of estates, planted area, natural rubber (NR) production, employment, salaries & wages, imports, exports, domestic consumption and stocks.
Release Date : Friday 18, January 2013 1015