November 1, 50th anniversary celebration of China Synthetic Rubber Industrialization was held in Chongqing Changshou Chemical Co., Ltd. After 50 years of development, China's synthetic rubber industrial products from small to large scale. The capacity of synthetic rubber is the second highest in the world, only after the United States.
Chongqing Changshou set up plant with an annual output of 2,000 tons of Chloroprene rubber since November 1958. By now, China's synthetic rubber industry has crossed the 50-year development process. Synthetic rubber products have become essential materials of China's industry, agriculture, national defense and military high-tech fields, made a positive contribution to the development of the national economy.
In the promotion of reform and opening-up policy, China's synthetic rubber plant capacity from the 93,000 tons in 1978 to l69 million tons in 2007; production from l01,000 million tons in 1978 to the l63 million tons in 2007.
In more than 50 years of synthetic rubber industrialization, the total of output is 18 million tons. During the 30 years of reform and opening up, the production output is l7.69 million tons, accounted for 96.4 percent of total output.
Domestic varieties of large-scale industrial production has expanded from 4 in 1978 to 7. Other types of rubber production has also increased, so that the domestic synthetic rubber product structure is more reasonable.
Originally Posted: China Business Daily
Author: Angulo Fu