Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 11:55
MOU WITH CHINA TO BOOST RUBBER INDUSTRY
The Sri Lanka Rubber Research Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China's state-owned CETC International for the development of the Rubber Research Institute.
The collaboration with CETC will include infrastructure development, upgrading of essential equipment and technical assistance.
The proposed laboratory complex is expected to provide facilities to all stakeholders in the rubber sector including the SME sector, rubber product manufacturers including large-scale manufacturers, rubber-based trading companies, rubber importers, research and development personnel, university students and academia.