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Japan tyre-makers seek new rubber supplies

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FED up with rubber prices languishing at seven-year lows, Sunny Joseph, a farmer in India's southern state of Kerala, has uprooted his 0.8 hectare rubber plantation to make way for a more lucrative crop.

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FED up with rubber prices languishing at seven-year lows, Sunny Joseph, a farmer in India's southern state of Kerala, has uprooted his 0.8 hectare rubber plantation to make way for a more lucrative crop.

A similar trend among growers in South-east Asia is alarming Japanese...

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