'Rubber sector hit by meltdown; crisis to stretch.'

February 2009
Chemical Business;Feb2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p65
Trade Publication
The article reports on the impact of economic downturn on the Indian rubber industry. According to Rubber Board chairman Sajan Peter, the board does not foresee any hike in prices of natural rubber under the present situation. He added that the price of rubber depends on the demand and supply and is affected by the price of crude oil and climatic changes. Data released by CII showed that the industry consists of 6,000 units and about 5,600 small-scale enterprises.


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