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European equities came off their session lows, yet failed to end Wednesday's trade on a positive note, as market sentiment was hit by a downturn in commodity stocks and prices.

After falling more than 1 percent in earlier trade, the pan-European STOXX 600 pared losses to close down 0.49 percent provisionally.

Looking to bourses, the U.K.'s FTSE 100 ended down 0.56 percent, while France's CAC 40 dipped 0.27 percent and Germany's DAX fell 0.44 percent.

 

Meanwhile, the majority of sectors finished the session in the red. Weak performance from markets in Asia and in the U.S. also weighed on performance in Europe.

Symbol
Name
Price
 
Change
%Change
Volume
FTSE FTSE 7372.61
 
-41.81 -0.56% 919474928
DAX DAX 12976.37
 
-57.11 -0.44% 136166914
CAC CAC 5301.25
 
-14.33 -0.27% 97087952
IBEX 35 --- ---
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Basic resources was one of Europe's biggest sectoral losers, as lower-than-expected retail sales and industrial production figures seen Tuesday and a decline in metal prices seen Wednesday impacted trade. Copper producer Aurubis fell 4 percent.

Oil and gas meanwhile sank 1.49 percent due to weaker oil prices. While Brent and WTI crude came off session lows, prices were still in negative territory by the European market close.

This drop came after a report from the International Energy Agency which projected lower oil demand for this year and the next, and news that U.S. crude stockpiles had risen by 1.9 million barrels.

European equities came off their session lows, yet failed to end Wednesday's trade on a positive note, as market sentiment was hit by a downturn in commodity stocks and prices.

After falling more than 1 percent in earlier trade, the pan-European STOXX 600 pared losses to close down 0.49 percent provisionally.

Looking to bourses, the U.K.'s FTSE 100 ended down 0.56 percent, while France's CAC 40 dipped 0.27 percent and Germany's DAX fell 0.44 percent.

 

Meanwhile, the majority of sectors finished the session in the red. Weak performance from markets in Asia and in the U.S. also weighed on performance in Europe.

Symbol
Name
Price
 
Change
%Change
Volume
FTSE FTSE 7372.61
 
-41.81 -0.56% 919474928
DAX DAX 12976.37
 
-57.11 -0.44% 136166914
CAC CAC 5301.25
 
-14.33 -0.27% 97087952
IBEX 35 --- ---
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--- --- ---

Basic resources was one of Europe's biggest sectoral losers, as lower-than-expected retail sales and industrial production figures seen Tuesday and a decline in metal prices seen Wednesday impacted trade. Copper producer Aurubis fell 4 percent.

Oil and gas meanwhile sank 1.49 percent due to weaker oil prices. While Brent and WTI crude came off session lows, prices were still in negative territory by the European market close.

This drop came after a report from the International Energy Agency which projected lower oil demand for this year and the next, and news that U.S. crude stockpiles had risen by 1.9 million barrels.

 
European economy is more robust now, UBS chairman says
European economy is more robust now, UBS chairman says  

Looking at individual stocks, Barratt Developments fell over 1 percentdespite announcing an increase in total forward sales of 8.4 percent and stating that it was confident that it would deliver a good operating performance in the 2018 financial year.

The German rubber maker Lanxess fell over 3 percent after reporting a third quarter net profit lower than a year ago. Meanwhile, potash miner K+S sank over 5 percent, after its operating profit and third quarter revenue failed to meet market expectations.

On the other hand, Airbus popped 2.35 percent after receiving a 430 airplane order from Indigo Partners.

Cobham rose over 3.5 percent before paring gains to close up 2.36, after it issued a trading statement saying its performance for this year remained "unchanged".

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In other corporate news, Volkswagen said that tax authorities and prosecutors raided the offices of the company's chief financial officer, head of HR, and chairman on Tuesday. Some files and computers were seized, according to Reuters. Shares closed lower.

Telecoms outperformed fellow sectors, closing up 0.55 percent, with Altice leading the way, after Bryan Garnier put a "buy" rating on the stock, and the company tried to soothe sentiment by stating that it was shifting focus to reducing its net debt, from acquisitions, Reuters reported. Altice rose 8 percent by Europe's close.

In terms of data, employment in the U.K. fell by the most it has in more than two years during July to September, a sign that a Brexit slowdown could be having an effect on U.K. job creation, Reuters reported.

Source : https://www.cnbc.com

Dublin, Ireland - The development of the rubber machinery industry is closely related to the development of the tire industry. The weak tire industry in the past two years has dragged down the development of the global rubber machinery industry whose sales reduced 4.2 percent year on year to $4.6274 billion in 2016. As the tire industry resumes growth, the global rubber machinery revenue is expected to maintain the growth rate of about 5 percent between 2017 and 2021, and will hit $5.634 billion in 2021, according to the latest report from Research and Markets. China has garnered the highest rubber machinery revenue in the world for 13 consecutive years, with annual sales of RMB 9.6 billion and accounting for 36.2 percent of the global total in 2016. Under the considerably improved environment for rubber, tires and the like, the global rubber machinery industry has ameliorated since the second half of 2016; plus, China's victory in final results of the anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigation initiated by the United States against Chinese truck and bus tires at the beginning of 2017 has facilitated the development of the tire market and led to tire makers' greater willingness to make more investments for capacity expansion. The rubber machinery industry will resume growth in 2017, and achieve RMB 14.1 billion in 2021. In the future, driven by Industry 4.0, intelligent manufacturing and other policies, technological innovation, equipment automation and intellectualization will be the main development trend of rubber machinery; besides, the enterprises boasting state-of-the-art technologies will gradually seize the market.

Source : http://www.rubberworld.com

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Malaysia's natural rubber (NR) production fell 12.6 percent in September 2017 to 52,472 metric tons, from 60,058 metric tons a year earlier, according to the Statistics Department. On a monthly basis, September's NR output dropped 14.1 percent from 61,095 metric tons in August, the department said in a statement. The department said the smallholding sector is the main contributor to NR production, at more than 90 percent of total output. "Average monthly price of latex concentrate and S.M.R. 20 in September 2017 are at 552.31 sen per kilogram and 660.50 sen per kilogram, respectively. The average monthly price of latex concentrate increased by 8.79 sen per kilogram (1.6 percent), from August 2017. Meanwhile, the average monthly price of S.M.R. 20 increased by 16.25 sen per kilogram (2.5 percent). "Exports of NR in September 2017 recorded at 45,144 metric tons, decreased by 18.3 percent from the previous month. Five main destinations of NR exports were China, Germany, Iran, Finland and U.S.A. Meanwhile, domestic consumption of NR in September 2017 decreased by 3.6 percent to 40,254 metric tons from the previous month. And 73.5 percent of domestic consumption was dominated by the rubber glove industry," the department said. In August, NR output rose 2.6 percent and 20.5 percent, respectively, from a year earlier, according to the department.

Source : http://www.rubberworld.com

Shares of Shun Thai Rubber Gloves Industry PCL (BKK:STHAI) last traded at 0.91, representing a move of 56.9%, or 0.33 per share, on volume of shares. After opening the trading day at 0, shares of Shun Thai Rubber Gloves Industry PCL traded in a close range. Shun Thai Rubber Gloves Industry PCL currently has a total float of 15.98B shares and on average sees shares exchange hands each day. The stock now has a 52-week low of 0.86 and high of 1.15.

Stock Exchange Of Thailand 50 Index (SET50): Driving Thailand Economy

Stock Exchange of Thailand 50 Index (SET50) is the index of the top 50 largest companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) in Bangkok. Including Shun Thai Rubber Gloves Industry PCL shares. SET50 has its broader sibling called SET100, which tracks the top 100 largest stocks on SET.

Both SET50 and SET100 are market capitalization-weighted indices and they draw their components from SET Index, which tracks all the common stocks listed on the SET.SET50 and SET100 were also developed to facilitate trading in index futures and options. As such, SET50 is an investible index.

SET50 was first published in August 1995 with the base value being set at 1000 points. The index sank to an all-time low of 636.07 points in October 2011 at a time when the global economy was just begin to recover from the aftermath of the worst financial meltdown in recent memory. However, SET50 shot back up in the next few years, hitting a lifetime high of 1079.78 in May 2013 as investor confidence strengthened amid strong returns by Thai companies.

Rebalancing ofSET50

SET50 is revised semi-annually in December and June. It is the time for Shun Thai Rubber Gloves Industry PCL to act and win new investors. During the rebalancing of the index, adjustments are made to reflect the recent changes in the stock market such as changes in the market capitalization of a component because of rights issue or debts converting to stock.

The revision of SET50 sometimes leads to certain stocks being eliminated from the index and new ones added. A stock may be dropped from SET50 if it has fallen short of the index listing requirements such a decline in market capitalization and change in the stock liquidity.

But a stock dropped from SET50 may still continue listing on the broader SET100index.

The constituents of SET50 represent various sectors. Energy, Construction materials and Transportation are the top three largest sectors in the index.

The Thai stock market

SET uses computerized trading systems that were first rolled out in April 1991 and have been enhanced multiple times in recent years to simplify stock trading on the platform. Some of those trading system upgrades have improved the interface and increase transaction speed. It helps Shun Thai Rubber Gloves Industry PCL to work fast.

Trading on SET rolls out in five sessions lasting between a few minutes and several hours. The morning pre-opening session starts at 9.30 a.m. and ends between 9.55 a.m. and 10.00 a.m. This pre-opening session is used to determine the open price for the regular morning session.

The regular morning session begins at 9.55 a.m. or 10.00 a.m., depending on when the pre-opening session ended, and runs until 12.30 p.m. at which the market takes a lunch break. Afternoon pre-opening session begins at 14.00 p.m. and lasts between 25 and 30 minutes before giving way to regular afternoon trading that begin anywhere between 14.25 p.m. and 14.30 p.m. and continues until 16.30 p.m.

The last session on SET is the afterhours trading that starts immediately the regular afternoon session ends at 16.30 p.m. and runs for 30 minutes to 40 minutes.

Appetite in Thai equities

A mix of diverse investment opportunities in Thailand, efforts to improve corporate governance standards and bright growth prospects of the Thai economy have contributed to strong appetite for Thai equities especially among retail investors from across the Asian region and beyond. They check such companies as Shun Thai Rubber Gloves Industry PCL for the liquidity.

Another recent and important Shun Thai Rubber Gloves Industry PCL (BKK:STHAI) news was published by Digitaljournal.com which published an article titled: “Industrial Gloves Market Is Expected to Reach 216048 Mn Pair by 2025” on September 15, 2017.

Shun Thai Rubber Gloves Industry Public Company Limited is a Thailand firm engaged in manufacturing and exporting of latex and nitrile gloves for applications in medical and general purposes. The company has market cap of $937.31 million. The Firm produces both powdered and non-powdered latex gloves. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s products include medical gloves, surgical gloves, examination gloves, household gloves and industrial gloves.

 

 sets new rules for policy banks to curb risks

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s banking regulator has set new rules for the country’s three policy banks to help rein in risks amid a broader tightening of controls over the financial sector.

The new rules require the three banks to strengthen governance systems and to establish capital restraint mechanisms based on capital adequacy ratios, the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) said in statements late on Wednesday.

The three banks, which include the China Development Bank, the Export-Import Bank of China and the Agricultural Development Bank of China, had not been subject to special regulatory policies since their inception in the 1990s.

 is trying to reduce financial risks by containing rising debt in the banking and corporate sectors, as well as looking to defuse housing bubbles for fear they could derail the economy if not handled well.

The banking regulator said the , which would come into effect from the start of 2018, were necessary to “strengthen supervision” over the policy banks and prevent the emergence of “systemic financial risks”.

The state-run Xinhua news agency cited CBRC official Zhou Minyuan saying current regulations were insufficient and that the broadening scope of the policy banks “posed a challenge to risk control”.

The three banks’ total assets stood at 25.12 trillion yuan ($3.79 trillion) at the end of September, Xinhua said, while aggregate loans hit 17.41 trillion yuan.

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The International Rubber Consortium () — comprising representatives from Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia — has forecast a reduction in the supply of  (NR) for the global market amidst strong sentiments for its demand.

 cited the La Nina phenomenon which is expected to bring heavy rains from November 2017 to January 2018, affecting the production of NR as well as the rubber wintering season beginning in the last quarter of 2017 that is also expected to further reduce the supply of NR for the global market.

“Given the current supply and demand situation of NR, the prices are not reflective of market fundamentals,” said IRCo Chairman Mesah Tarigan along with all BoD members from IRCo.

IRCo said there are strong sentiments favouring the demand for NR such as an improved global GDP growth rate in 2017 which is projected at 3.6% compared to 3.2% in 2016 (based on IMF data of October 2017).

 

 

The price of  has fallen below its  of production in major exporting countries. Yet, international demand for rubber produced in Myanmar has risen and insiders reckon things could remain upbeat for a while more.

“Myanmar rubber production will certainly increase on the back of rising international consumption and demand,” U Myo Thant, vice-chair at the Myanmar Rubber Planters and Producers Association (MRPPA), told The Myanmar Times.

The emerging trend represents a rare opportunity for Myanmar rubber producers to secure a foothold in the global market after lagging for years behind the world’s three major rubber producing countries: neighbouring Thailand as well as Malaysia and Indonesia.

The  trade is an inherently cyclical one. Rubber tree saplings take 7-10 years to mature before the barks are removed to harvest natural rubber, a sticky, cream-like sap which is used to produce tyres and other goods.

The rubber produced is then processed and graded for quality. RSS3 rubber, for instance, is used as a component in tyre-making, while RSS5 is of cheaper and lower-grade quality. According to U Myo Thant, major rubber producers will soon be unable to supply sufficient quantities of rubber to tyre factories in China and other importing countries because rubber saplings have not reached the right age for harvesting.

Meanwhile, the  (ITRC) comprising Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia announced this month that it expects the ‘La Nina’ weather phenomenon to bring heavy rains to the region in the coming months which will affect production and supply of natural rubber to global markets.

The ITRC also concluded that current prices of rubber were “not reflective of market .” Prices of Thai natural rubber have fallen from a peak of 179.25 baht ($5.41) per kg in 2011 to 47.75 baht on November 10, according to Reuters.

This is where Myanmar can step up to fill the gap and establish itself as a serious rubber exporter, U Myo Thant said. Currently, there are some 1.6 million acres of rubber plantation land in Myanmar, with 7 million trees now at the right age for harvesting natural rubber. Most of the country’s  are grown in Mon State as well as in the Taninthayi and Bago regions.

Quality issues

Demand already appears to be rising, with more than 700 tonnes exported to China and Thailand via Myanmar’s order gates in the second week of October compared to 460 tonnes in the first week of that month, according to government data. In September, Myanmar exported a total of 1,077 tonnes of rubber.

Around 80 percent of the rubber produced is exported to China with the remaining sold to Thailand, Malaysia and Japan as well as local factories.

Yet, rubber prices in Myanmar lag behind global spot prices when rising, but fall just as fast,” said U Mehn Htein Win, coordinator for the Mon State Development Advisory Group. For example, Myanmar rubber prices are currently K835-K840 per pound, while the Thai equivalent is K873 per pound.

This is due to inconsistent grades of rubber produced by local plantations. “Around 85pc of Myanmar rubber plantations is run by small-scale rubber farmers which causes the product form and quality to differ from each other. Myanmar rubber production is not standardised. We can’t guarantee consistency across one product form,” he said.

U Tun Htay , Mon State Minister for Agriculture, Livestock, Transportation and Communications told local media that 90pc of Myanmar rubber is low-quality, resulting in industry losses of K400 million a year. Because of the lack of quality and demand for Myanmar-produced rubber, producers are at a disadvantage and forced into becoming price takers of sell their products.

The other reason for poor quality is the lack of skilled manpower. “Our region is near Thailand, so most of our skilled workers go to Thailand to earn money,” U Aung Myo, chair of Dawei District Rubber Growers Association, told The Myanmar Times.

Chinese demand

The other problem is illegal exports. “Actually, 50pc of the exports to China are illegal. China buys every form of rubber type, including the cheap Khot Tone, Khot Hmout , Ahtu Pya rubber. They state the price they want for the low-grade rubber and transport the rubber to their factories for tyre production and value-add,” said U Mehn Htein Win.

He added that seven of the nine foreign robber factories in Mudon, Mon State, are also Chinese rubber factories.

But things could change for the better from now on. Besides China, Japan has also expressed interest in buying Myanmar rubber by cooperating with the MRPPA. The government is also supporting rubber as a national strategic crop, said U Win Thu, director from Myanmar Trade Promotion from the Ministry of Commerce. It is now also building a rubber laboratory in Yangon to raise the quality of local rubber.

Meanwhile, a K2 billion factory producing high-quality rubber near Thabya Village in Dawei township in Thaninthayi region is expected to begin operations in December. Plans to build two more factories are underway, The Myanmar Times understands.

Next year, Norway’s Nyor Company, together with Thai Southland Company and the Karen State Rubber Production Association, also intend to build a rubber refinery in Hpa-An Industrial Zone. Foreign participation in the project is expected to raise the quality of and add value to locally-produced rubber. This will raise international demand and reduce illegal exports.

On the whole, most producers are also expecting the rubber market to develop further and become more open.

https://globalrubbermarkets.com

TOKYO (Nov 15):  rubber futures plunged more than 4% to a two-week low on Wednesday, following a decline in Shanghai futures, as tumbling base metal prices and concerns over weaker economy in top buyer China weighed on sentiment, dealers said.

China’s economy cooled further last month, with industrial output, fixed asset investment and retail sales missing expectations as the government extended a crackdown on debt risks and factory pollution.

“A sharp drop in prices of base metals amid growing worries over Chinese economy triggered sell-off in Shanghai and Tokyo ,” said Toshitaka Tazawa, analyst, Fujitomi Co.

Shanghai nickel and zinc tumbled alongside steel on Wednesday, extending losses from the previous session, as traders cut exposure to the sector following cooling industrial production growth and property sales in China.

The  ( for April delivery finished down 9.0 yen, or 4.5%, at 193.0 yen ($1.71) per kg. Earlier in the session, it hit 192.1 yen, its lowest since Oct. 31.

The most-active rubber contract on the Shanghai futures exchange for January delivery tumbled 890 yuan to finish at 13,270 yuan (US$2,001) per tonne.

The front-month rubber contract on Singapore’s SICOM exchange for December delivery last traded at 139.0 US cents per kg, down 4.9 cents.

(US$1 = 6.6332 Chinese yuan)
(US$1 = 112.8200 yen)

Source : https://globalrubbermarkets.com

เมือง Leatherhead แคว้น Surrey ประเทศสหราชอาณาจักร – จากการวิจัยล่าสุดของ Smithers Rapra ความต้องการยางล้อรถบรรทุกทั่วโลกคาดว่าจะเพิ่มขึ้นปานกลาง ถึงแม้ตลาดจะยังคงเติบโตและมีความหลากหลาย รายงานตลาดล่าสุดของ Smithers Rapra เรื่อง “อนาคตของยางล้อรถบรรทุกทั่วโลก จนถึงปี 2027” (“The Future of Global Truck Tires to 2027”) คาดว่ามูลค่าของอุตสาหกรรมดังกล่าวจะสูง 107.6 พันล้านเหรียญสหรัฐฯ ในปี 2017 จากการคาดการณ์การเติบโตเมื่อเทียบกับปีก่อน ว่าจะสูงขึ้น 3.5% ไปอีก 10 ปีข้างหน้า โดยจะมีมูลค่าถึง 152.4 พันล้านเหรียญสหรัฐฯ ภายในปี 2027  หลังการปรับราคาจากความผันผวนของวัตถุดิบ กำไรจากผลิตภาพการผลิตยางล้อ คุณลักษณะที่เพิ่มมูลค่าตามความต้องการของผู้บริโภค และปริมาณการบริโภคยางล้อรถบรรทุกทั้งหมด จะเพิ่มขึ้นในอัตรา 3.2% ระหว่างปี 2017–2027

การวิเคราะห์ของ Smithers แบ่งตลาดยางล้อรถบรรทุกออกเป็นสาขาหลักต่างๆ เช่น ขนาดยางล้อ ประเภทยานพาหนะ ตลาดตามภูมิศาสตร์ และตลาดภายในประเทศหลัก  สำหรับประเภทยานพาหนะ ตลาดรถบรรทุกขนาดเล็กมีมูลค่า 40.0 พันล้านเหรียญสหรัฐฯ ทั่วโลก ในปี 2017 ทังนี้ จะนำหน้าตลาดรถบรรทุกขนาดใหญ่กว่า ระหว่างปี 2017-2027 โดยมีอัตราเติบโต 4.0% เมื่อเทียบกับปีก่อนหน้า ยางล้อรถบรรทุกขนาดกลางและขนาดใหญ่ ที่มีมูลค่า 68.6พันล้านเหรียญสหรัฐฯ ในปี 2017 จะยังคงขยายตัวสูงที่ 3.3% ต่อปี ในช่วงเวลาที่คาดการณ์ไว้ ถึงแม้จะมีตลาดยางหล่อดอกที่มีขนาดใหญ่มากเป็นคู่แข่ง ตลาดยางล้อรถบรรทุกมีความหลากหลายเหมือนตลาดยางล้อทั่วไป โดยได้รับอิทธิพลจากหลายตัวแปร เช่น กิจกรรมทางเศรษฐกิจ และแนวโน้มเฉพาะในการผลิตรถบรรทุก การจำหน่าย และขนาด ทั้งนี้ รูปแบบการเป็นเจ้าของรถบรรทุก ต้นทุนเชื้อเพลิง รูปแบบการขับขี่และพฤติกรรม และทางเลือกของการขนส่ง เป็นปัจจัยสำคัญของการใช้รถบรรทุก ซึ่งก็มีผลต่อการใช้ยางล้อรถบรรทุกในอนาคตด้วย รวมทั้งในส่วนของระยะทางในการขับขี่ การสึกหรอของยางล้อ และท้ายที่สุด การเปลี่ยนยานพาหนะและยางล้อใหม่ทั้งหมด

Arthur Mayer ผู้เขียนรายงานดังกล่าว ระบุว่า ในกรณีของยางล้อรถบรรทุกขนาดกลางและขนาดใหญ่ แรงกระตุ้นของการใช้เทคโนโลยีใหม่ๆ มาจากเหตุผลด้านเศรษฐกิจมากกว่ากฎระเบียบ และถึงแม้จะเป็นตลาดที่เปลี่ยนแปลงช้า นวัตกรรมที่ช่วยประหยัดเชื้อเพลิงและยืดอายุการใช้งานให้มากที่สุด นับเป็นปัจจัยหลักในการตัดสินใจซื้อ สาขาหลักของนวัตกรรมทางเทคนิค จะอยู่ที่การปรับปรุงการใช้งาน เช่น การต้านทานการหมุนของยางล้อ วัฏจักรชีวิต และความยั่งยืน เทคโนโลยีสนับสนุนที่เกี่ยวข้องกับความดันลมยาง ก็มีความสำคัญเป็นพิเศษต่อยางล้อรถบรรทุก นวัตกรรมใหม่ๆ เช่น การขับขี่แบบไร้คนขับ จะมีอิทธิพลมากขึ้นเรื่อยๆ ในการพัฒนาเทคโนโลยี และการปฏิบัติตามเป้าหมายการลดการปล่อยแก๊สเรือนกระจก มาตรฐานเศรษฐกิจประหยัดเชื้อเพลิง เช่น SmartWay ในสหรัฐฯ และฉลากยางล้อ (tire labeling) ในสหราชอาณาจักร ก็กำลังผลักดันให้มีการใช้ยางล้อรถบรรทุกที่มีการต้านทานการหมุนของยางล้อต่ำ (low rolling resistance หรือ LRR) และเทคโนโลยีการใช้ยางล้อให้มีประสิทธิภาพสูงสุด โดยเฉพาะระบบเฝ้าตรวจสอบความดันลมยาง (tire pressure management systems หรือ TPMS) และระบบตรวจสอบแรงดันลมยางแบบอัตโนมัติ (automatic tire inflation systems หรือ ATIS)นอกจากนี้ มาตรฐานยางล้อสีเขียวและการพัฒนายานพาหนะไร้คนขับก็เป็นแรงกระตุ้นสำหรับการผลิตผลิตภัณฑ์อัจฉริยะมากขึ้น เช่น การติด RFID และเซ็นเซอร์อเนกประสงค์ ที่ฝังในยางล้อ 

ที่มาhttp://www.rubberworld.com/newsweek.asp?id=26119&date=month

งบประมาณปี 2018 ซึ่งเน้นสี่สาขาหลัก คือ การนำระบบออโตเมชั่นมาใช้และอุตสาหกรรม 4.0 ผลิตภัณฑ์มูลค่าเพิ่มสูงภายใต้กองทุนการพัฒนาตลาด (Market Development Grant) สิทธิประโยชน์สำหรับเกษตรกรชาวสวนยางรายย่อย และเขตเศรษฐกิจพิเศษ จะทำให้อุตสาหกรรมถุงมือยางมีอนาคตสดใส

Datuk Seri Stanley Thai ประธานบริหารและกรรมการผู้จัดการกลุ่ม ของบริษัท Supermax Corporation Bhd กล่าวว่า งบประมาณที่เสนอโดยนายกรัฐมนตรี Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak ในรัฐสภา จะทำให้ถุงมือที่ผลิตในมาเลเซีย สามารถคงขีดความสามารถในการแข่งขันในตลาดโลกได้

เขากล่าวว่า การสนับสนุนของรัฐบาลที่ต่อเนื่อง ผ่านทางโครงการสิทธิประโยชน์ต่างๆ จะช่วยผลักดันการเติบโตของระบบออโตเมชั่นและอุตสาหกรรม 4.0

Thai กล่าวว่า การพัฒนาผลิตภัณฑ์มูลค่าเพิ่มสูงสำหรับตลาดส่งออก จะช่วยให้ธุรกิจคอนแท็คเลนส์ของ Supermax Group เติบโตในตลาดโลก

เขายังกล่าวว่า สิทธิประโยชน์และเงินช่วยเหลือ เพื่อสนับสนุนเกษตรกรชาวสวนยางรายย่อย จะช่วยเพิ่มอุปทานภายในประเทศของน้ำยางธรรมชาติข้น สำหรับอุตสาหกรรมถุงมือยาง

ปัจจุบัน กว่า 90 % ของอุปทานน้ำยางธรรมชาติมาจากตอนใต้ของไทย

ที่มาhttp://rubberjournalasia.com/budget-2018-augurs-well-for-glove-industry/