IRA: International Rubber Association


India: Rubber sector urges higher import duties

The All India Rubber Industries Association has reiterated its request for a higher import duty on rubber-finished products in order to advance the interests of local producers and farmers.

Thailand’s Jan-March Investment Pledges Soar 31% to USD6.2 Billion, Signaling Strong Year Ahead, BOI Says

The value of applications for investment promotion in Thailand in the first quarter of 2024 soared 31% to 228.2 Billion Baht (USD6.2 billion) from the year earlier period, ...

Europe may need to impose tariffs of up to 55% to curb Chinese EV imports, research says

The European Union will need to levy higher-than-expected tariffs of up to 55% on Chinese electric vehicles to curb their imports into the bloc, according to a new analysis by Rhodium Group.

IMF raises its Asia growth forecast for 2024, highlights India’s growth and China stimulus as key drivers

The International Monetary Fund raised its Asia growth forecast for 2024 on Tuesday, as it remained optimistic about India’s growth and focused on the need for more stimulus from China.

Asian stocks firm before US inflation test; yen gains

Chinese equities and most other regional stock markets climbed on Thursday, while the dollar held its ground against European rivals ahead of crucial U.S. inflation data that could provide fresh clues on when the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates.

Centralised model to overcome rubber worker shortage, Parliament told

The government is developing a centralised consolidation and clustering model to address local and foreign labour shortages in the rubber industry’s upstream sector.




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