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Thailand may miss rubber target after floods-traders

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Up to 8,000 hectares of rubber plantation destroyed

  • Death toll at 45, more than 2 million people affected

  • One airport remains shut, train service resumes

By Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat

BANGKOK, April 4 (Reuters) - Thailand, the world's biggest rubber exporter, may not produce the 3.3 million tonnes it is aiming for this year because mudslides have devastated plantation areas and further heavy rain is forecast, traders said on Monday.

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