In April 2019, these factors will affect the rubber additives market

- Apr 09, 2019-

1.The impact of the "3.21" explosion accident in Jiangsu Xiangshui

During the China Rubber Annual Conference from March 24 to 27, 2019, many auxiliary factories from all over the country all said that they had received notifications of safety inspections and supervisions, especially those involving hazardous chemicals. Recently, the National Security Council’s notice emphasized the risk assessment of all chemical parks.

The Xiangshui incident in Jiangsu has already had a significant impact on the rubber auxiliaries industry. Many chemical raw materials used in rubber auxiliaries have started to increase prices. 2016-2017 is an environmental factor, and this time it is a safety factor. As for the impact time. How long remains to be seen.

2.Double-digit decline in domestic car sales in the first two months of 2019

In mid-March 2019, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers released data showing that in February 2019, domestic automobile production and sales were 1.41 million and 1.482 million, respectively, down 40.4% and 37.4% from the previous month, down 17.4% and 13.8% from the same period last year. In the first two months, the production and sales volume of automobiles was 3.776 million and 3.852 million, down 14.1% and 14.9% from the previous month.

From the data of automobile production and sales, the automobile industry, which affects the rubber auxiliaries market, has not yet grown, and the demand for rubber auxiliaries is not optimistic.

3. The 16% VAT rate of the manufacturing industry is lowered to 13%

From April 1st, 2019, the 16% VAT rate of the manufacturing industry will be lowered to 13%, and the 10% VAT rate of the transportation industry and construction industries will be lowered to 9%. The corresponding “real estate” will be offset by real estate. Deductions, passenger transportation deductions, production and living services industry input tax plus deductions, tax refunds and other supporting measures.

With the in-depth implementation of the state's policy of benefiting enterprises, it will also benefit the rubber additives industry.


In April 2019, the above factors will affect the rubber auxiliaries market. At present, safety supervision has the greatest impact on the rubber auxiliaries industry. It affects the procurement, production and management, sales and trade of rubber auxiliaries. Link, follow-up impact, we will continue to pay attention, and the price of rubber additives will fluctuate!