Struggling with labor cost, inefficient tapping technique, and forest resources, Chinese gum rosin production is declining and rosin resins manufacturers are relying every year more on imported gum rosin. Internal Chinese consumption of gum rosin show a slow decline. We understand that there is going on an important replacement by hydrocarbon resins. The table belowRead more about Chinese Gum Rosin[…]
》August custom data of Brazilian and Chinese Gum Rosin exports show that prices spread are today at about 370 USD per ton, down from 640 USD per ton just two months ago.
》Chinese Gum Rosin exports were slightly higher than Brazilian ones in August 2016.
》The blue line in the top graph shows a weighted average of Chinese and Brazilian Gum Rosin price.
This graph shows the evolution of Gum Rosin Market Price since 1930, combining different data sources and origins. In each period of time, the data shown was the most relevant in terms of volume commercialized at that moment…