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The Caixin/Markit manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI), for April 2020 was 49.4

The Caixin/Markit manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) for China’s factory activities in April 2020 was 49.4. from 50.1 in the previous month. Meanwhile, China’s National Bureau of Statistics said manufacturing activity in the country expanded slightly, reporting official manufacturing PMI of 50.8 for the month of April, as compared to 52.0 in March. Source: CNBCFull Content: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/30/china-reports-official-april-manufacturing-data-as-coronavirus-lockdowns-ease.html?fbclid=IwAR3VdcU0LAxyDnLEMFPZYBJ_kaMzLCfKljIGsvKBe4l2UIoVa1ESPVnsnoU

Media Release by the International Tripartite Rubber Council (ITRC) on 5 December 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia

1.     The Senior Officials from Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia (TIM) under the framework of the International Tripartite Rubber Council (ITRC) met at its 33rd Meeting on 4th and 5th December 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The meeting discussed the current global natural rubber (NR) market situation in particular on the unfavourable rubber prices affecting the sustainability […]

Media Release by the International Tripartite Rubber Council (ITRC) and the International Rubber Consortium (IRCo) on 6 November 2019, Bangkok, Thailand

1.      Representatives from Member Countries of the International Tripartite Rubber Council (ITRC) namely Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia (TIM) have met several times to discuss and analyse the prevailing market situations of natural rubber (NR) including implementation of reduction, export value, affected production by disease and price. 2.      ITRC Member Countries have completed the implementation of […]

The Outbreak of Pestalotiopsis Disease Affecting Huge Hectarage of Rubber Plantations in Indonesia

Pestalotiopsis disease (Fungal disease) is affecting 382,000 hectares of rubber plantations in Indonesia especially South and North Sumatra, Bangka Belitung as well as South, Central and West Kalimantan. Due to the disease, Indonesia’s natural rubber production is expected to drop 15% in 2019 compared to 2018’s production of 3.76 million. For more information, please see […]

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