Hainan Island’s Top Rubber Producer Acquires Stakes in Foreign Companies

Hainan State Farms Investment Holding Group Co Ltd, owner of China’s largest natural rubber plantation base, is accelerating its pace of globalization through international acquisitions, according to Li Dongming, a senior official with the company. “We will focus our efforts in seeking partners in especially the Southeast Asian countries,” he said while was responding to

China Extends Anti-Dumping Duties on Chloroprene Rubber

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Tuesday [9 May 2017] that it will extend anti-dumping duties on chloroprene rubber imported from Japan, the United States and the European Union for another five years starting Wednesday…Full Article: China Daily May 2017 Key Point In 2005, China imposed anti-dumping duties on chloroprene rubber (aka Neoprene, a synthetic

Guangdong Rubber Company Plans to List (IPO) Thai Acquisition in Two Years

Guangdong Guangken Rubber Group Co expects to list its operation in Thailand on stock exchanges in Thailand and Hong Kong in two years after its acquisition of Thai Hua Rubbr Public Co, the world’s third largest natural rubber group…Full Article: ECNS.cn Nov 2016 Key Points In August 2016, Guangdong Guangken Rubber Group acquired a 60%

Chinese Imports of Vietnamese Agricultural Products Show Strong Growth in Early 2016

China remained major consumer of Vietnam’s farm products in the first three months of 2016, according to a report released by Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on Tuesday [26 April 2016]. China was the largest consumer of Vietnamese rice in the three-month period with 31.54 percent of the market share, said the

Malaysia and Yunnan Province Hope to Increase Agriculture Trade and Cooperation

Yunnan province in China hopes to increase trade with Malaysia through commercial links in the agriculture sector. Its Department of Commerce deputy Director-General Ma Yongfu said trade between them was about US$120million (RM466million) annually. The province mainly exported fresh flowers, agriculture produce and daily necessities to the country while receiving oil palm and rubber products

China’s State-owned Behemoth, Sinochem, Mulling Acquisition of Singaporean Rubber Producer

China’s state-owned chemical firm Sinochem International said Thursday [14 January 2016] it is discussing the acquisition of a stake in Halcyon Agri Corp, a Singaporean natural rubber giant. Sinochem International is talking with Halcyon Agri founder and CEO Robert Meyer and other related shareholders, the company said in a statement filed to the Shanghai Stock

China Allows Anti-Dumping Duties on Rubber Imports to Expire

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Sunday [7 September 2014] it would waive anti-dumping measures on rubber imported from Russia, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) beginning Monday [8 September 2014]. The ministry said it has received no expiry review request from Chinese industries to extend the anti-dumping measures, which expire Sunday, and