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LAST year was dotted by the return of higher commodity prices and better economic growth. The world’s economies on average are back in business as growth rates and trade have started to improve once again after some period of uncertainty caused by a cooling China economy and also the slump in global crude oil prices. (145-1)
Bigger shipment: Total export value of rubber gloves from Malaysia is due to grow by RM3bil to RM16.2bil, despite rising raw material, natural gas and labour costs. (5-0)
PETALING JAYA: Glovemakers are not expected to face much difficulty raising their average selling prices although the quantum of gas price increase was higher than expected. (3-0)
PETALING JAYA: Rubber glove makers are winning back some love from the market, thanks to China. (1-0)
PETALING JAYA: Shares in major rubber glove-producing companies jumped as the industry projected a sharp increase in export sales this year following supply cuts from rivals in China. (1-0)
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Disposable Medical Gloves in US$ by the following Product Segments: Examination Gloves, and Surgical Gloves. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p098378 The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. (26-0)
Business confidence among Asian companies fell for the first time in three quarters in July-September as escalating geo-political tensions outweighed an improved performance by most economies in the region, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed. (1-0)
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Business confidence among Asian companies fell for the first time in three quarters in July-September as escalating geo-political tensions outweighed an improved performance by most economies in the region, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed.
ON the surface, it looks like tough times for rubber glove makers — with raw material costs escalating and a weaker US dollar against the ringgit potentially eating into revenue.
AT end-June, Maxis completed a private placement of 300 million new shares or 4% of its total issued shares to institutional investors.
Top Glove has fallen victim to the rocketed latex prices as well as rising labor and utility costs just like its peers in the industry. (0-1)
Mah (centre) is accompanied by Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd managing director and CEO Datuk Lim Kuang Sia (second from left) and Doshin Rubber Products managing director Or Tan Teng (second from right) during his visit to the factory in Klang.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): The FBM KLCI reversed its earlier loss and moved firmly above the 1,710-point level, lifted by the select blue chips.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 6): The FBM KLCI saw limited gains at the midday break today as sentiment stayed ahead of more corporate earnings announcements to the local bourse this month.
KIAN CHONG, 40, is the grandson of the late Tan Sri Loh Boon Siew, who in his lifetime was the richest man in Penang. (0-2)