Natural rubber dropped 2.6% to 188.3 yen per Kg Tuesday (Aug 13) to represent 15.4% gain year-on-year. The commodity reached an all time high of 526.4 yen per Kg in February 2011, but then collapsed to as low as 150 yen in early 2016. Rubber rallied to as high as 350 yen the following year, but then steadily declined to the lowest level in 10 years late last year. To subscribe please click here