Sinochem International has a history of over 60 years in natural rubber industry, and has seen a lateral and vertical expansion of its business scope starting from natural rubber trade.
In 2016, Sinochem International acquired Halcyon Agri Corporation Limited, a listed company in Singapore, and built the world's largest natural rubber platform. In April 2017, Halcyon Natural Rubber (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. opened for business, undertaking the responsibility of developing Halcyon's natural rubber business in the Chinese market.
Sinochem International has a business scope covering planting, processing, marketing as well as research, production, and value-added services. It has established a presence in China, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Europe, Africa and America. Now it has formed an integrated business model with upstream and downstream industrial chain operations. Sinochem International has become a pioneer in implementing the Chinese Government's Belt and Road Initiative.
In terms of planting resources, Sinochem International has acquired high-quality land resources in Southeast Asia and West Africa. It now owns a total rubber planting area of 66,000 hectares.
Production and Processing
In the field of production and processing, Sinochem International continues optimizing its global capacity in natural rubber. It currently has 38 processing plants in the major rubber-producing regions of Yunnan and Hainan provinces in China, Southeast Asia and West Africa, with a total annual processing capacity of over 1.60 million tons. Focusing on rubber for premium radial tires, it is the preferred supplier for renowned global tire companies and rubber products manufacturers in China and abroad.
Marketing and Services
In its marketing and services for clients, Sinochem International continues to strengthen supply chain management, aiming to improve services to downstream customers through marketing networks, central warehouses, logistics and distribution facilities, as well as overseas marketing platform in Singapore. Furthermore, Sinochem International is strengthening its strategic cooperation with major players in the tire industry like Bridgestone, Michelin, Continental and Goodyear, expanding its sales scale. Sinochem International ranks third among all natural rubber suppliers in the world.
In R&D, Sinochem International is taking full advantage of the Natural Rubber R&D Center to provide comprehensive support for the improvement of processing and efficient operation of facilities and help factories achieve product innovation.