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Vietnam’s rubber exports will increase further this year

In January 2019, Vietnam exported 175,000 tons of rubber, with exports reaching US$220 million, an increase of 28.9% and 10.8% over the same period...

Rubber industry enjoys good start in 2019

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam earned 220 million USD from shipping 175,000 tonnes of rubber abroad in January, up 10.8 percent in value and 28.9...

IRSG: World rubber demand to rise 2.5% in 2019

Global demand for rubber is expected to rise about 2.5 per cent in 2019 to more than 30 million metric tonnes, according to the...

China establishing rubber Free Trade Zone in Sri Lanka

China has begun establishing a rubber Free Trade Zone (FTZ) in Sri Lanka. The arrangement will help promote the country’s rubber industry and boost sector...

Indonesia: Overcapacity in crumb rubber

The Indonesian Rubber Producers Association (Gapkindo) has urged the government to review its plan to open the crumb rubber industry to foreign investors because...

Malaysia: Encourage use of local rubber with incentives

MALAYSIA’S economic outlook in 2019 is expected to remain challenging. Even though the country has became one of the largest producers of commodities in...

China’s rubber industry reports strong profits

China's rubber industry saw strong growth in profits in the first 10 months of this year, according to new data from the Ministry of...

Thailand: Rubber producers ask Govt to extend “Shop for the Nation”...

BANGKOK, 8th December 2018 (NNT) – Rubber producers have called on the government to prolong the “Shop for the Nation” campaign to boost sales...

Natural rubber: Where is the love?

The downward pressure in the natural rubber market continues, with TSR20 futures in Singapore falling almost 10% since the start of October. The recent...

Tire makers, NGOs battle for voice in natural rubber sustainability platform

LONDON—Tire manufacturers and non-government organizations are locked in a tug-of-war over the governance structure of the newly formed Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber. The...