Latest Update: Rubber Bulletin — August 2022

Update: Fears of a looming global recession fueled by surging energy prices and rising inflation, combined with the ongoing shortage of semi-conductor chips which affects automotive production and OE tyre demand, have weighed down SR demand and, in turn, SR production. Due to Western sanctions, Russian SR exports fell by nearly a third in Jan to May 2022 year-on-year, with this drop in exports now starting to push production downwards.

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