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Reinventing the rubber trade: Can Singapore keep up?

Jovi Ho
Jovi Ho6/4/2021 07:00 AM GMT+08  • 10 min read
Reinventing the rubber trade: Can Singapore keep up?
Singapore has evolved from producer to leading trader. But can the republic keep up with disruption of the rubber trade?
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Singapore has evolved from producer to leading trader. But can the republic keep up with disruption of the rubber trade?

The recent boom in demand for gloves because of the pandemic has overshadowed the upstream segment of the rubber industry. However, rubber trading, which plays a major part in the regional economy and has seen plenty of ups and downs in its storied past, is quietly reinventing itself for the post-pandemic world.

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