Category: Pan-Asia

South and East Asia rubber news

NGT advises ban on waste tyres imported to India

NGT advises ban on waste tyres imported to India

To prevent India from accumulating hazardous waste material from other nations, the National Green Tribunal (NGT), a specialised judicial board in the country, has recently directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to regulate the import of waste tyres. This…

Auto market fuels growth for HNBR, says study

In terms of revenue share, the global hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber (HNBR) market is projected to increase at the growth CAGR of 7.6% over the period 2018-2027 owing to abundant factors, says a report by Fact.mr. The report titled “Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene…

Yokohama India opens new tyre centre in Karnataka

The Indian subsidiary of tyre manufacturer Yokohama Japan, Yokohama India, has opened an Exclusive Yokohama Club Network (YCN) outlet for its customers in Karnataka, southwest India. Yokohama India has developed the YCN across India, based off Yokohama’s global philosophy to…

Thailand in limbo with US-China trade war

Thailand’s “white gold” rubber latex was once a hot commodity and made the country a globally-sought after rubber producer. But Thailand is currently caught in the aftermath of the US-China trade war, which is similarly affecting other Southeast Asian countries…

CNEEC China to build new tyre plant in Azerbaijan

Chinese companies are investing in Middle Eastern country Azerbaijan – representatives from both sides have signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) worth US$821 million in total. A notable project will be the construction of a Chinese tyre plant in Azerbaijan’s Sumgayit…