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Title:
MARKET PERFORMANCE OF NATURAL RUBBER COMMODITY ON SMALLHOLDER PLANTATION IN SINTANG REGENCY

Authors:
Dhanang Eka Putra, Slamet Hartono, Masyhuri, Lestari Rahayu Waluyati


Volume - 2 Issue - 3, Pages - 2654-2662

Abstract:
This research aims to; 1) identify the rubber farmers marketing channels and which agencies are involved in it; 2) Analyze marketing margin, share price received by farmers and the marketing efficiency of smallholder rubber in Sintang Regency. The research is conducted by surveying three research sites; Sepauk, Dedai, and Tempunak District. A total of 150 rubber farmers area asked to be the respondents. The respondents of marketing agencies which involved in the marketing of smallholder rubber to the factory is determined by the method of snowball sampling. The result of the Research shows that there are four marketing channels and there are two different factory sales area, they are at the factory in the county and factories in the province. The highest marketing margin occurs on the marketing channel 3 that is Rp. 7.700, - per kg, and the lowest on the marketing channel 2 Rp. 4.500, - per kg., while the areas which farmers receive most are also available on line two and four around 60.9 percent and 52.7 percent. The most efficient marketing channel of the four marketing channels is the marketing channel two and four, which are from the rubber farmers to large traders without passing through intermediate traders with the smallest efficiency value 6:03 percent and 11. 33 percent.

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[Putra, Dhanang Eka, Slamet Hartono, Masyhuri, and Lestari Rahayu Waluyati. "MARKET PERFORMANCE OF NATURAL RUBBER COMMODITY ON SMALLHOLDER PLANTATION IN SINTANG REGENCY." International Journal of Social Science & Economic Research 2.3 (2017): 2654-662.]

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