Vietnam Rubber Group to raise natural rubber output under its own brand

Monday, Mar 01, 2021 08:18

A worker from VRG collects latex from a rubber tree. — VNA/VNS Photo Phuong Vy

The Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) has announced that it will raise the volume of VRG-branded natural rubber to nearly 323,600 tonnes this year, making up 86 per cent of its total exploited output.

The rate is expected to hit 92 per cent by 2022.

The VRG has built a set of standards and introduced VRG-branded rubber products since 2018, bolstering consumption of its products along with Vietnam’s rubber brand in the international market.

VRG-branded products reached 255,407 tonnes last year, accounting for 68 per cent of the group's total output, from just 20,790 tonnes recorded in 2018.

The VRG reported VND21.17 trillion in revenue and VND5.23 trillion in post-tax profit in 2020, year-on-year increases of 6.9 per cent and 36.4 per cent, respectively. — VNS


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