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Gloves demand masks rubber industry woes

Rubber gloves enjoy boom amid Covid-19 but demand for other products like tyres badly hit

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Shares of rubber-product makers have been on a tear this year, with the Covid-19 pandemic drawing immediate attention to the expected demand for this type of medical equipment.

Singapore

SHARES of rubber-product makers have been on a tear this year, with the Covid-19 pandemic drawing immediate attention to the expected demand for this type of medical equipment.

But such euphoria has overshadowed the overall pain for the global billion-dollar rubber...

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