A woman cuts out stains from a raw rubber sheet at a factory in Rayong Province. Photo: AFP

How Thailand, the world’s largest rubber producer, became a casualty in the US-China trade war

  • Around one third of all the rubber in the world comes from Thailand’s forests
  • Sudden drop in Chinese demand has compounded a longer term global oversupply crisis to push prices off a cliff
Topic |   US-China trade war

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A woman cuts out stains from a raw rubber sheet at a factory in Rayong Province. Photo: AFP
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