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Rubber Commodities Project Crystal and Roy

  1. 2. <ul><li>2 Types </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Synthetic Rubber </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural Rubber </li></ul></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tires and Tubes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Rubber Goods (GRG) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Produced </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Para Rubber Trees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>S.E Asia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rubber Plantations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Traded </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SICOM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TOCOM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C-COM </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Production </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultivation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Late 19 th Century </li></ul><ul><li>1910-1940 </li></ul><ul><li>WWII </li></ul><ul><li>OPEC Oil Embargo of 1973 </li></ul>
  6. 9. <ul><li>Prices of Oil </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prices of Synthetic Rubber </li></ul></ul>
  7. 10. Rise of Oil Prices
  8. 11. Natural Rubber Production(thousand tons) Largest Producers, 1961-2005
  9. 13. <ul><li>ITRO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rubber Producers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is this organization? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why was it established? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Availability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Price Control </li></ul></ul>
  10. 14. Price Stabilization Fund (PSF) <ul><ul><li>Market Equilibrium Model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Price Spectrum of 40% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>±20% </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 16. <ul><li>International Natural Rubber Agreements (INRA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who’s in it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objective? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>550,000 tons  market intervention for price stabilization </li></ul></ul>
  12. 17. <ul><ul><li>What ended up happening? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1998 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka  with-drawed (Sep. 1999) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1979 and 1987  price stabilization objective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>206.98 cents per kilo from 210 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 18. <ul><li>Definition… </li></ul><ul><li>Rubber Board calls for tough stand on market speculators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Causes and Effects </li></ul></ul>
  14. 20. Bibliography <ul><ul><li>Butler, Rhett A. &quot;A Brief History of Rubber.&quot; Mongabay. 24 Aug. 1996. 3 Nov. 2008 <http://www.mongabay.com/copyright.htm>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Information on Rubber.&quot; Info Comm. 12 June 2007. UNCTAD. 3 Nov. 2008 <http://www.unctad.org/infocomm/anglais/rubber/sitemap.htm> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Natural Rubber.&quot; Wikipedia. 3 Nov. 2008. Wikimedia Foundation Inc. 3 Nov. 2008 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/natural_rubber>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Rubber FAQ's.&quot; RMA. 06 Sept. 2006. Rubber Manufacturers Association. 3 Nov. 2008 <http://www.rma.org/about_rma/rubber_faqs/>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zephyr, Frank, and Aldo Musacchio. &quot;The International Natural Rubber Market, 1870-1930.&quot; EH.Net. 16 Mar. 2008. Miami University, Wake Forest University. 3 Nov. 2008 <http://eh.net/encyclopedia/article/frank.international.rubber.market>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Economic Policies.&quot; Info.Comm . UNCTAD. 29 Oct. 2008 <http://http://www.unctad.org/infocomm/anglais/rubber/ecopolicies.htm>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Economic Policies.&quot; Info.Comm . UNCTAD. 29 Oct. 2008 <http://http://www.unctad.org/infocomm/anglais/rubber/ecopolicies.htm>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Monopolists and Speculators: British Investment In West African Rubber, 1905 1914.&quot; J Stor . 2000. J Stor. 5 Nov. 2008 <http://http://www.jstor.org/pss/181586>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Rubber Board calls for tough stand on market speculators.&quot; Business Line . 02 Oct. 2007. 5 Nov. 2008 <http://http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2007/10/02/stories/2007100250030700.htm>. </li></ul></ul>

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