Category: Pan-Asia

South and East Asia rubber news

Research to grow rubber in non-traditional areas begun

THE Rubber Research Institute had started research and experiments to see whether it was possible to cultivate rubber in Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu and Vavuniya Districts, Plantation Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said in Parliament yesterday. Minister Samarasinghe said that there is a growing…

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…

Rubber industry welcomes CP involvement

RUBBER experts have welcomed the move by CP Group to enter the industry extensively, saying the presence of the agribusiness heavyweight would create more competition and benefit the industry as a whole The bright outlook in the next few years…