Rubber confronts tough ‘16

(MARD - 18/01/2016) The rubber industry expects another difficult year due to falling prices and low demand in the global market, the Viet Nam Rubber Group has said.

Slow demand means hard year for rubber

(MARD - 11/02/2015) With global rubber prices continuing to fall after a rout last year, things are expected to remain very difficult for the industry, the State-owned Viet Nam Rubber Group has warned.

Global rubber talks open in HCM City

(Mard - 03/12/2012)- The Global Rubber Conference 2012 opened in HCM City on November 30 with delegates aiming to get a better handle on current trends and future challenges facing the industry.

Vietnam to be the world’s third biggest rubber producer

(Mard - 14/11/2012) - In the recent report by the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries, Vietnam is likely to surpass Malaysia to become the world’s third biggest rubber producer.

Rubber trade with China booms

(Mard 27/02/2012)- Unofficial, small trade border transactions continue to flourish in Viet Nam's rubber export to China although their number has fallen recently, industry insiders say.

Sustainable rubber development in Binh Phuoc

(MARD - 30/09/2011) Binh Phuoc is not only well suited for cashew development but also the land of rubber. The province currently has 160,000 hectares of rubber. The area is expected to increase to 200,000ha in 2015. With a high economic value, rubber is contributing to socioeconomic development in Binh Phuoc.

Vietnam 2011 rubber exports to rise 5.6 %

(Mard - 09/04/2011) - Vietnam's natural rubber exports in 2011 are forecast to rise 5.6 percent from last year to 827,000 tonnes, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday.

Rubber sector puts future in focus

(MARD - 30/03/2011) Upgrading processing facilities and offering training to farmers will help the rubber industry develop in a sustainable manner, said experts at a sustainable rubber development forum in Binh Phuoc Province last week.

Rubber exports stretch to $250m

(Mard - 15/02/2011) - Viet Nam exported 70,000 tonnes of rubber in January, worth US$250 million, a year-on-year increase of 30 per cent in volume and 90 per cent in value, according to a report by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Latex hits record high price

(Mard - 16/12/2010) - The cost of latex has reached a record high, climbing to over VND90 million (US$4,300) per tonne due to short supply, said general secretary of Viet Nam Rubber Association (VRA) Tran Thi Thuy Hoa.