58,000 Tones of Rubber Produced

Nhan dan June 28, 1999 - The Vietnam National Rubber Corporation has produced some 58,000 tones of rubber in the first six months of the year, according to a corporate report released at a review meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on June 24.

This figure means the corporation has fulfilled 31.9 per cent of the annual plan. The sale value in the first half of the year of 70,000 tones was put at about VND 567 billion. This is 38 per cent of the annual plan. The corporation has contributed about VND 104 billion to the state budget. Net profit reaches VND 14 billion. The best rubber sellers are SRV 10 and SRV 20 and latex.

The corporation plans to produce some 180,000 tones of rubber this year. There are 81,000 employees working in the corporation.