Category: Industry News

Top Glove not giving up on China

Top Glove Corp Bhd, the world’s largest rubber glove manufacturer by capacity, has no plans to exit the Chinese market, despite the group incurring an operating loss of RM5.23 million in China during the first quarter ended Nov 30, 2013…

Natural rubber exports up 3.2% in January

Natural rubber exports in January 2014 increased 3.2% to 70,423 tonnes from the same period in 2013, the Statistics Department said on Wednesday. Standard Malaysian Rubber (SMR) contributed 94.2% of the total exports, with 55% of that comprising SMR 20,…

‘Feb natural rubber imports double’

India’s natural rubber imports in February nearly doubled to 18,141 tonnes from a year ago, the state-run Rubber Board said, as a sharp drop in overseas prices prompted tyre makers to increase overseas purchases. In February, prices of tyre grade…