Customer Logins

Obtain the data you need to make the most informed decisions by accessing our extensive portfolio of information, analytics, and expertise. Sign in to the product or service center of your choice.

Top Sites

Chemical Economics Handbook

Natural Rubber

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary5
Summary6
Production6
Consumption8
Price 13
Trade 13
Introduction 15
Technically specified rubber (TSR) 15
Ribbed smoked sheets (RSS) 16
Crepes 16
Latex 16
Guayule rubber 16
Epoxidized natural rubber 17
Manufacturing processes 18
Hevea rubber 18
Technically specified rubber (TSR) 18
Ribbed smoked sheets (RSS) 18
Compounding 18
Management of supply risk 20
Supply and demand by region 21
World 21
Salient statistics 21
Production 21
Consumption 23
North America 24
United States 25
Supply 25
Consumption 26
Tires and tire products 27
Nontire applications 29
Trade 30
Imports 30
Exports 31
Canada 32
Salient statistics 32
Consumption 32
Trade 33
Mexico 34
Salient statistics 34
Consumption 34
South America 36
Salient statistics 36
Consumption 36
Trade 38
Imports 38
Exports 39
Western Europe 40
Supply 40
Consumption 40
Trade 41
Central Europe and CIS and Baltic States 42
Middle East 45
Africa 47
Salient statistics 47
Consumption 47
Trade 48
Indian Subcontinent 49
India 49
Salient statistics 49
Consumption 50
Trade 51
Northeast Asia 52
China 54
Salient statistics 54
Consumption 55
Trade 56
Japan 57
Supply 57
Consumption 57
Trade 59
South Korea 60
Consumption 60
Trade 61
Taiwan 62
Consumption 62
Trade 63
Southeast Asia 64
Overview 64
Salient statistics 64
Consumption 66
Trade 68
Indonesia 70
Overview 70
Salient statistics 71
Consumption 72
Trade 74
Malaysia 75
Overview 75
Salient statistics 76
Consumption 77
Trade 79
Thailand 81
Overview 81
Salient statistics 82
Consumption 83
Trade 85
Vietnam 86
Overview 86
Salient statistics 87
Consumption 88
Trade 90
Bibliography 91

Filter Sort