Tag: rubber

Recycling: Finding ways to recycle rubber

In the lead-up to the K trade fair 2022, industry association VDMA provides an interview with Daniela Dingfelder, COO of Deguma-Schuetz GmbH, on the potentials of recycling rubber. Is rubber sustainable as a material? Both natural rubber and synthetic rubber…

India’s e-trading platform for NR goes live

India’s Rubber Board says that the electronic platform it developed for natural rubber (NR) trading, known as mRube, will go live on 8 June 2022.  The e-trading platform has been launched to improve the marketing effectiveness in the NR supply chain, according to the…

Thai rubber output climbs 1.8% in 2022

According to  the Rubber Authority of Thailand (RAOT), Thailand, a major global rubber producer,  is expecting to produce 4.9 million tonnes of natural rubber in 2022, up 1.82% from a year earlier. As per Athiwee Dangkanit, Director of Rubber Economy…

Demand for NR topped in 2021; slower demand in 2022

Total rubber demand is estimated to recover by 9.4% in 2021 (y-o-y), reaching 29.57 million tonnes, exceeding the pre-pandemic level, according to the December 2021 edition of the World Rubber Industry Outlook (WRIO) published by Singapore-based International Rubber Study Group (IRSG).  …