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It hopes projects will help boost rubber prices and triple local consumption
Rubber conglomerate MARDEC Bhd is preparing for a listing on the Bursa Malaysia main board within the next one to two years.
THE China market, which seems to favour Malaysia's natural rubber (NR), is attracting increased interest from players in the Malaysian rubber products industry.
The National Union of Plantation Workers (NUPW) has achieved one of its long cherished goals: to secure a minimum monthly pay for its members. But the woes of rubber tappers go beyond minimum wage, writes Wong Sulong.
NATURAL rubber (NR) prices continued to strengthen in the second quarter of this year, dismissing any sign of weakening as forecasted earlier. This is given global tight supplies and strong demand from major consuming countries.
Tire makers such as Bridgestone Corp and Continental AG are spending millions of dollars on the development of new rubber-yielding crops such as dandelions to reduce their reliance on rubber-tree plantations in Southeast Asia. Here are key facts about the rubber trade and the research into new sources of natural rubber.
PETALING JAYA: The Thai government is targeting some US$10bil worth of investments for the Rubber City development located in the Southern Region Industrial Estate of Hat Yai, 946 km south of Bangkok
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KAMUNTING: Rubber gloves from Malaysia are likely to cost more this year as latex prices are expected to go up. The price of rubber gloves is expected to rise following the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries' announcement recently that it was considering fixing latex prices at a 'reasonable level' of US$2.60 per kg, an increase of about 33% from about US$1.95 per kg currently.
SMALL and medium-sized rubber product companies are bracing for the impact from the buoyant prices in their raw materials, namely the I>SMR 20 /I>and I>Latex in Bulk/I>, as global demand is expected to outpace supply this year.