Research and Markets: Global Rubber Market Forecasts & Opportunities 2014-2018

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Rubber Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.

The demand for synthetic rubber is estimated to increase at a steady pace in the future due to the growing demand from emerging economies. The APAC region is the largest synthetic rubber consumer, with China being the leader in synthetic rubber production and consumption. The rubber market in the APAC region is expected to grow at a rapid pace during the forecast period. It is expected to account for more than 50 percent of the production and consumption of synthetic rubber with the increasing demand for synthetic rubber in the Automobile sector, and the Construction and Tire industries.

According to the report, the major driver in this market is the increasing demand for disposable medical gloves. Disposable medical gloves are eco-friendly and reduce the risk of allergies and contamination-related infections to the user. They are made from natural rubber and are safe and secure to use in medical activities. The awareness of this fact among end-users is increasing their demand and propelling the growth of the Global Rubber market.

Further, the report states that the major challenge faced by the market is the threat from natural disasters and adverse weather conditions. These conditions will decrease raw material supply and increase raw material prices.

Key vendors dominating this space are:

  • Styron LLC
  • Thai Rubber Latex Corp
  • The DOW Chemical Co.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Executive Summary
  2. List of Abbreviations
  3. Scope of the Report
  4. Market Research Methodology
  5. Introduction
  6. Market Landscape
  7. Historical Trend of Global Rubber Market 2007-2012
  8. Global Rubber market by Type
  9. Geographical Segmentation
  10. Key Leading Countries
  11. Buying Criteria
  12. Market Growth Drivers
  13. Drivers and their Impact
  14. Market Challenges
  15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
  16. Market Trends
  17. Trends and their Impact
  18. Vendor Landscape
  19. Key Vendor Analysis

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Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Rubber


Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Rubber