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India: Breeding dual purpose rubber trees

JAMMU, OCTOBER 17 More than seven lakh hectares is under rubber tree plantation in India. Currently, rubber growers are facing difficult times with decline in...

Thailand asks farmers to cut down rubber trees to boost prices

Rare measure targets 64,000 hectares to reduce supply by 5% in first quarter APORNRATH PHOONPHONGPHIPHAT, Nikkei staff writer A rubber tree farmer at his plantation in...

Natural rubber market struggles

The natural rubber market is anticipated to continue struggling due to plunging prices, according to the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC). A worker...

Vietnam: Rubber sector enjoys 51% profit growth in 2016

HÀ NỘI — Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) achieved a pre-tax profit growth of up to 51 per cent, reaching over VNĐ2.36 trillion (US$103.8...

Uggah proposes master plan for rubber industry

KUCHING: There is a need to draw up a master plan for the rubber industry in Sarawak in order to transform the industry, suggested...

Vietnam: Rubber confronts tough ‘16

HCM CITY (VNS) — The rubber industry expects another difficult year due to falling prices and low demand in the global market, the Viet...

Kerala rubber farmers demand govt. intervention to save industry

Small rubber farmers in Kerala have urged the government to take urgent steps to arrest the decline in rubber prices and implement the recommendation...

Fortifying rubber wood, naturally

Bengaluru-based scientist duo’s innovative approach to avoid chemical treatment bears fruit. A five-year-long research by scientists of the Institute of Wood Science and Technology (IWST)...

Rubber initiative managed to expand rubber plantations, notes A-G

KUCHING: The overall implementation of Replanting and New Planting of Rubber Programmes under the National Key Economic Areas (NKEA): Entry Point Projects (EPPs) 2...

Malaysia: RISDA To Propose Export Of Non Productive Rubber Trees

KANGAR, Sept 12 (Bernama) -- The Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (RISDA) will propose to the government to allow rubber trees that were no...