• Short Summary

    Four million people, one-third of Malaysia's population depend on the rubber tree for direct survival.?

  • Description

    Four million people, one-third of Malaysia's population depend on the rubber tree for direct survival. For years, rubber has been the country's biggest source of foreign exchange and tax revenue. But the industry is not without problems a the world market determines the price and demand for the crop and the Malaysians have had to diversify into plantations of palm trees as well. The Australian Broadcasting Commission's Tony Joyce sends this report.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADD1G3SGIGKHH3940OVBVF2ITW
    Media URN:
    VLVADD1G3SGIGKHH3940OVBVF2ITW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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