Update news rubber
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has opportunities to boost exports and attract investment, but will face big challenges because of the escalating US-China trade war.
VietNamNet Bridge - The US-China trade war could adversely affect Vietnam’s rubber industry as 65 percent of domestic rubber output is exported to China.
VietNamNet Bridge - If Vietnam doesn’t shift to develop rubber in a sustainable way, it will fall from the position of the third largest rubber exporter in the world.
The decision to contribute land for rubber plantations has turned out to be a heavy burden on Son La’s people. What scientists had warned about has come true: both output and latex quality are below expectations.
Flash floods in southern Thailand washed out a bridge on the country's main north-south highway on Tuesday, backing up traffic for 200 km (125 miles) as the death toll from days of unseasonable rain rose to 25,
VietnamNet Bridge - A sign of the times: The rubber price has fallen to $1,500 per ton from the highest peak of $4,000-5,000 per ton gained in 2011.
Most of the rubber trees grown on the dipterocarp forest in Ea Sup and Buon Don districts of Dak Lak province have been developing slowly, as the environment in the districts has changed, causing difficulties for production and people’s lives.
VietNamNet Bridge - A well-developed automobile market, an abundant rubber supply, a cheap labor force and reasonable tax policies all help make Vietnam an attractive market for foreign tyre manufacturers.
VietNamNet Bridge - News about rubber and catfish supply and price decreases of products that have been recalled are lessons to be learned before starting a macadamia development program.
VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of hectares of rubber trees in the eastern and central regions have been eliminated since the price of latex rubber, once described as “white gold”, has plummeted on the world market.
The sharp fall of the natural rubber price in the world market in the first nine months of the year has distressed Vietnamese rubber companies. However, the price decrease has brought benefits to tire manufacturers.
The rubber growing area in Vietnam has far exceeded the rubber plantation development program. While the socio-economic effects of the plants called as “white gold” remain unclear, thousands of hectares of natural forests have fallen down.