Category: Pan-Asia

South and East Asia rubber news

Tyre industry left threadbare

IMPORTS now command the majority of the South African car tyre market, causing inevitable downsizing in the industry and the loss of thousands of jobs. But if the tyre industry wins a case currently before the Supreme Court, it could…

Kumho tyre ordered to move China factory

KUMHO Tire’s Nanjing factory has received an order from the city’s Department of Environmental Protection to move to a new location, Economic Observer News reported on August 20th. The Korean tire maker is among 173 companies across China to receive…

New publication on rubber off the press

MANILA, Philippines – A “Technoguide on Diseases of Rubber and their Management” is off the press. The volume was written by Dr. Noemi G. Tangonan, head of the Plant Pathology Research Laboratory of the University of Southern Mindanao-Crops Research Division…

Rubber exports to hit $3b

HA NOI – Rubber exports are expected to total about 830,000 in 2011, earning over US$3 billion, with annual output projected to increase by 4 per cent, according to the Viet Nam Rubber Association (VRA). Nguyen Viet Chien, director of…