Cambodia’s rubber exports show 23% increase, but prices decline

Cambodia’s rubber exports increased 23 per cent in the first quarter of this year on the same period last year, while rubber prices continue to decrease, according to figures from the General Directorate of Rubber under the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

The data showed the Kingdom exported 48,192 tonnes of rubber in the first quarter of this year, a 23 per cent increase compared to the same period last year, with an average price of $1,279 per tonne, a 12 per cent decrease.

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LANXESS, Arkema Rubber Processing Chemicals Market to Cross US $5.31bn by 2025 : Basf, Solvay, AkzoNobel , Eastman Chemical Company and 5 Other Companies Profile

Sellbyville, DE — (SBWIRE) — 01/31/2019 — Rubber Processing Chemicals Market was more than USD 3.5 billion in 2017 and will forecast to exceed USD 5.3 billion by 2025 with 4.9% CAGR during the forecast timespan 2018 – 2025 ; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights.

Asia Pacific created a major chunk of product demand in past and it is likely to grow with highest growth rate over the forecast timeframe. This can be attributed to the presence of major automobile manufacturers in this region. According to the recent OICA reports, more than 50% of global vehicles…

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Rubber Processing Chemicals Market to Reach US$5.1 Bn by 2024, Staggering Rise in Demand for Automobiles Bolsters Uptake in Manufacturing Tires – Tmr

ALBANY, New York, January 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The global rubber processing chemicals market is prognosticated to expand notably in the coming years, with a decent competitive scenario, says Transparency Market Research (TMR) in its recent report. The four major players in the market…

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Technology: NISSO advances epoxylated polybutadienes

Tokyo –  Nippon Soda (NISSO) is advancing the chemistry and materials science around its epoxylated polybutadienes, which allow the cross-linking reaction of 1,2-vinyl groups and the ring-opening reaction of epoxy groups

Applications include excipients in rubbers and resins and raw materials for adhesives, paints, and coatings, with NISSO also introducing new halogen rubber formulations for CSM rubber compounds.

Another focus is on providing new alternatives to the usage…

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Rubber Processing Chemicals Market to Cross US $5.31bn by 2025: LANXESS, Arkema, BASF, Solvay, AkzoNobel, Eastman Chemical Company and 5 Other Companies Profile

Rubber Processing Chemicals Market to Cross US $5.31bn by 2025: LANXESS, Arkema, BASF, Solvay, AkzoNobel, Eastman Chemical Company and 5 Other Companies Profile Global Rubber Processing Chemicals Market is forecast to exceed USD 5.31 billion Sellbyville, DE Asia Pacific created a major chunk of product demand in past and it is likely to grow with highest growth rate over the forecast timeframe. This can be attributed to the presence of major automobile manufacturers in this region.

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Rubber Processing Chemicals Market to surpass US$5.31bn by 2025

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The Rubber Processing Chemicals Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $3.5 billion to over $5.3 billion by 2024; as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Global rubber processing chemicals market will be primarily driven by the rapidly increasing automobile industry. According to the latest OICA reports global automobile sale in 2017 was 97 million vehicles.

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Rubber Processing Chemicals Market to exceed $5.3bn by 2025: Global Market Insights, Inc.

Rubber Processing Chemicals Market is set to reach USD 5.31 billion by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. The rubber processing chemicals market will be primarily driven by rapidly increasing automobile industry. According to latest OICA reports global automobile sale in 2017 was 97 million vehicles. This massive size of the automobile industry shall fuel the product demand in near future. In addition, positive growth number from the construction industry are likely to help the rubber processing chemical market to grow further. Product is used in the construction industry in roofing materials, floor covering, sound insulators and sealants.

 

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Wacky World of Rubber: Santa Anna’s tie to chewing gum

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This week’s Wacky World of Rubber blog will give you a little bit of history that you may not be acquainted with. While many know that rubber is the basis for chewing gum, far fewer likely are aware of the role Santa Anna played in the formation of the chewing gum industry.

There is a good chance you know Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna—his formal name—as the long-time leader of Mexico (he served 11 terms as president). He was the general whose forces killed 189 at the Battle for the Alamo in 1836.

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First Liberian rubber plant opened

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The first 100 percent Liberian owned rubber plant was inaugurated in the country. The Cooper Rubber Processing Plant (CRPP) will manufacture retreaded tyres, roofing materials, electrical insulators, fixtures PVC pipes, fittings, and rubber gloves. The CRPP plant is located in Blagai, Bomi Highway.

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The US Rubber Industry Challenging Times

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The might of the US rubber industry over the years has grown by leaps and bounds. Changing with the times, the region continues to be a major force in terms of rubber and tyre consumption apart from being a major producer and consumer of synthetic rubber (SR), a host of speciality rubber chemicals and home to a booming US$130 billion medical devices market, the largest in the world. The region is also fiercely competitive in all aspects of the wider tyre market — passenger car tyres, truck and bus tyres, agricultural tyres and OTR tyres.

The United States’ rubber industry has an eventful past, a pulsating present and a challenging future. During the late 19th century, Ohio emerged as the leader of rubber production in the United States. Numerous rubber companies 

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