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Carbon Black Shipment Volume Rises For Fifth Straight Month

Shipment volume of carbon black for May rose to 43,271 tons, up 0.2 percent from the same period a year prior, according to data compiled by the Carbon Black Association. This marks the fifth consecutive month of year-on-year increases. Looking at carbon black shipments for rubber, the volume for general-purpose rubber rose 1.4 percent. However, shipment volume was sluggish for...

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Rubber Goods Exports and Imports Down for April

Both export and import value for rubber products declined year-on-year for the month of April, according to records collated by the Japan Rubber Manufacturers Association. Sourced from Trade Statistics of Japan, the records show that the value of exported rubber products for April was 76.59 billion yen ($760 million), which makes for a year-on-year decline of 10.8 percent. It was...

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Japan’s 2015 Rubber Goods Exports Down 4%, Imports Up 8%

The Japan Rubber Manufacturers Association (JRMA) released a compilation of full-year figures for 2015 showing that exports of rubber goods fell by 4 percent year-on-year to 977 billion yen ($8.78 billion). The poorer performance compared to the previous year was despite the weak yen. Meanwhile, exports rose for the sixth year in a row, increasing 8 percent year-on-year to 428.9...

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