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Rubber, South Sumatra's new gold

  • The Jakarta Post

| Wed, October 29 2008 | 10:56 am
Rubber, South Sumatra's new gold Members of the Farmer Business Cooperative in Payaraman district, Ogan Ilir regency, South Sumatra, set out set rubber blocks in preparation for the weekly auction. (JP/Khairul Saleh) (JP/Khairul Saleh)

Members of the Farmer Business Cooperative in Payaraman district, Ogan Ilir regency, South Sumatra, set out set rubber blocks in preparation for the weekly auction. (JP/Khairul Saleh) Spurred by rising prices and a strong export market, rubber has become the black gold of South Sumatra. One of the province's rubber plantations, located in Payaraman district, Ogan Ilir regency, produ...

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