Global natural rubber
consumer markets are primarily concentrated in China, India, Europe, Japan, etc.
A market source indicated that natural and synthetic rubber are both essential raw materials for tires, and that the reduction in supplies of natural rubber
will confront tire makers with declining profits in the fourth quarter.
The Bridgestone Group has been conducting basic research into molecular breeding of Hevea brasiliensis using genetic information, to enhance the productivity of natural rubber
The Bridgestone Group (the Group)has been conducting basic research into molecular breeding of Hevea brasiliensis to enhance the productivity of natural rubber
Health care workers are at high risk for exposure to natural rubber
latex (NRL) and commercial cleaning solutions; risk assessment and appropriate control measures should be implemented to minimize exposure to allergens and irritants and to reduce the risk of workers for developing occupational asthma.
Lim said the meeting was prompted by a drop in the price of natural rubber
on the world market.
After the conference, a copy of A Novel "Protein-Free" Natural Rubber
Latex: Properties and Applications can be downloaded from http://www.
With over 300 medical applications, there is a large market in the medical device industry for Guayule natural rubber
latex, which can be used in medical gloves, condoms and catheters, as well as natural chewing gum bases for drug delivery systems," Mr.
HARC"), the former leading distributor of natural rubber
With crude oil prices coming down from $145 per barrel in the first week of July 2008 to the below $50 level by December, a situation has emerged where synthetic rubber, a substitute for natural rubber
, can be produced cheaply.
Under the circumstances that the planting acreage of natural rubber
is hard to grow effectively and agricultural labor is decreasing rapidly, the supply and demand situation will be tighter and demand gap will be enlarged.
In particular, China imported even a larger number of raw rubbers, of which compound rubber and synthetic rubber quite outnumbered the natural rubber