By Patrick Raleigh ERJ On-line news editor
Houston, Texas-The International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers (IISRP) has published the 2004 edition of its Worldwide Rubber Statistics.
The 100-page book provides a comprehensive examination of world production and consumption of elastomers, a five-year forecast of future consumption and an analysis of capacity by elastomer type, claims IISRP.
The new edition includes revised capacity for Russian and Chinese Producers, and significant revisions to other elastomer type capacities, according to James McGraw, IISRP's managing director and CEO.
Worldwide Rubber Statistics 2004 is available on the IISRP website for $1050 for the general public and $20 000 for non-member producers at www.iisrp.com or fax ++ (1) 713-783-7253.