Category: Pan-Asia

South and East Asia rubber news

Ford faces China hurdles

Ford Motor Co. is facing stiff industry-wide regulatory obstacles to future growth in China, even as the auto maker launches a US$490 million plant to boost its presence there. The plant opened Friday in the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing—its…

RM26m for rubber replanting

LUNDU -The Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (RISDA) has targeted to replant 5,000 ha of old rubber plantations in Sarawak with the latest high-yield rubber clones this year. Chairman Tan Sri Rahim Tamby Chik said the agency had allocated RM26.5…

Rubber trade with China booms: Vietnam

HO CHI MINH — Unofficial, small trade border transactions continue to flourish in Vietnam’s rubber export to China although their number has fallen recently, industry insiders say. Rubber demand and prices have increased in the first months of this year,…

Top Glove eyes 30% global market

PETALING JAYA – Glove maker Top Glove Corp Bhd expects to grow its global market share to 30% from 26.7% by the end of the year. “The global market volume consists of 150 billion pieces of gloves per year. Top…