Condoms are dipped into latex tanks on the production line at Karex. Photo: Alexandra Radu
Condoms are dipped into latex tanks on the production line at Karex. Photo: Alexandra Radu

Pandemic caused condom sales to fall, says Malaysia-based contraceptive giant Karex

  • Karex, the world’s largest condom manufacturer, said sales were down as much as 40 per cent, despite earlier forecasts of a pandemic-induced surge in demand
  • Sales have improved in recent weeks, but Karex isn’t taking any chances – it plans to diversify into the new high-growth area of medical glove manufacturing

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Condoms are dipped into latex tanks on the production line at Karex. Photo: Alexandra Radu
Condoms are dipped into latex tanks on the production line at Karex. Photo: Alexandra Radu
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