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Friday, 12 October 2012 - 13:43
Coconut sector records 9 % growth in 2012
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Sri Lanka coconut and coconut based products sector has recorded an overall growth of 9 % in 2012 up to August earning a revenue of 32 billion rupees in comparison with the corresponding figure of Rs 29 billion in 2011.

Export of raw fiber brought in revenue of 3,904 million rupees in 2012 up to August in comparison with the corresponding figure of 3,701 million rupees in 2011.

The coconut based finished products exports grew by 17 % to 9,768 million rupees during the first eight months of 2012 in comparison with the corresponding figure of Rs 8,375 million rupees in 2011.

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