rubber industry

China-Japan Rubber Industry Forum Tokyo 2016

China, Japan Strengthen Ties at Rubber Industry Forum in Tokyo

To make a point, most people are not aware what the rubber industry means for their daily lives. Namely, that they can’t live without it. The material, for example, drives personal mobility. Tires use up about 70 percent of global rubber production and car engines and other car parts another substantial amount. No rubber, no cars. Also no bicycles, airplanes […]

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Japan Rubber Weekly

Japan Rubber Weekly Premiers English Online Edition

Tokyo – Japan Rubber Weekly (Gomu Hochi Shimbun) is launching an online edition in English today. This is the first time that a newspaper covering the Japanese rubber, tire and plastics industries makes its service available to international readers. “Today marks a new chapter in our history. Globalization makes the world a smaller place. Local audiences become global audiences. We […]

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Bridgestone Tire at Tokyo Motor Show

The Japanese Rubber Industry

Japan has one of the most important rubber industries in the world. The figures alone are notable. With almost 1.67 million tons per year, it is the third largest consumer of the versatile material worldwide behind China and the United States. And in terms of production, the country’s total value of rubber goods shipment stood at around $20 billion (2.35 […]

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