Current Issue

Natural Rubber

  • Rubber producers to cut exports

    CHIANG MAI, Thailand—Major natural rubber producers and members of the International Tripartite Rubber Council, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia, have agreed to cut exports in a bid to address low NR prices.

  • Pirelli adopts sustainable NR supply policy

    MILAN—Pirelli has adopted a 12-point sustainable natural rubber supply-chain policy that it considers essential for the preservation of forests and long-lasting development for local communities and economies.

  • NR prices continue to weaken

    LONDON—Trading on natural rubber markets in the Far East continued under a cloud during October, despite some tentative signs of recovery in China.

  • NR demand continues to outstrip supply

    KUALA LUMPUR—World demand for natural rubber during the first nine months of 2017 exceeded world NR output by approximately 400,000 metric tons, according to the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries.

  • IRSG welcomes two associate members

    KUALA LUMPUR—Namazie International and PT Nusa Alam Rubber are the latest companies to become associate members of the International Rubber Study Group.