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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...

Thailand is expected to expand rubber wood export margin to China

According to Thailand, "Siam Daily Star" reported on July 1 in the afternoon, jointly organized by the Office for Promotion of International Trade of...

Rubber price increase good news from ANRPC meeting

KUALA LUMPUR: The benchmark SMR 20 rubber price increase from RM5 to RM5.54 a kg is a good development emanated from the Association of...

India: Infam to Move Court against Rubber Board

IDUKKI: Accusing the Rubber Board of failing to alert the Centre to invoke the Rubber Act of 1947 for helping the crisis-ridden rubber farmers,...

Govt, private sector to boost domestic rubber demand, back processed sector

Domestic manufacturers and the Commerce Ministry have agreed that measures need to be taken to increase domestic demand for rubber and support processed-rubber production,...

Kerala for producing more rubber modified bitumen

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 1 (IANS) The Kerala government has asked the Cochin Refinery to see that they produce more natural rubber modified bitumen (NRBM), Chief...

Rubber for latex and wood: a long-term option

It is unlikely that the rubber plantations, currently going through difficult times with profitability per hectare markedly eroded due to rapidly declining selling price...

India: Falling Rubber Prices Add to Planters’ Woes

The sharp fall in natural rubber prices, and the frequent breaches of slaughter-tapping contracts involving big amounts have added to the sorry state of...