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Recent Latex News

  • NR producer Halcyon Agri acquires NR distributor NCE

    Aug 29, 2014

    SINGAPORE—Halcyon Agri Corp. Ltd., a Singapore-based natural rubber processing and merchandising firm, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to acquire NR distributor New Continent Enterprises (Private) Ltd. for approximately $30 million.

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  • Ebola outbreak impacts shares of glove makers

    Aug 25, 2014

    LONDON—The spread of the Ebola virus is driving up demand for protective medical gloves and increasing investor interest in Malaysian-based manufacturers of these products. The current outbreak has led to a rally in the share prices of rubber gloves manufacturers, according to an update on...

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  • Bridgestone's NR plantation combats Ebola

    Aug 25, 2014

    HARBEL, Liberia—With more than 1,300 reported deaths and nearly 2,500 reported cases as of Aug. 19, the outbreak of Ebola virus in four West African nations is the most serious since the virus was first identified nearly four decades ago. Meanwhile, executives of Bridgestone Americas Tire...

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  • IRSG projects rubber surplus to shrink 46% in 2015

    By: Supunnabul Suwannakij Bloomberg News Aug 21, 2014

    SINGAPORE—The global surplus of natural rubber will shrink 46 percent in 2015 as demand expands and farmers reduce tapping because of decreasing prices, according to the International Rubber Study Group.

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  • Column: Rubber-necking on the Internet

    Aug 22, 2014

    If you want to know what's going on in the world's rubber industry, read this publication. All the important news is here. Other stuff about rubber, just peruse the Internet. It's all there.

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