The recent decline in Malaysian glove stocks followed a significant jump last year when the Covid-19 pandemic boosted demand for medical gloves.
Top Glove Corporation Bhd is a Malaysia-based company, which is engaged in investment holding and providing management services. The Company is also a rubber glove manufacturer. It operates through five segments: Malaysia, Thailand, The People's Republic of China, The British Virgin Islands and Others. It offers products in three types of materials, such as latex, nitrile and vinyl. The Company provides its products to various industries, such as aerospace, automotive, beauty, food, home care, laboratory medical or healthcare, semiconductor and others/general. Its products include latex powdered gloves, latex powder-free gloves, soft nitrile powdered/powder-free gloves, nitrile gloves, stretchy vinyl powder-free gloves, surgical gloves, household gloves, cleanroom gloves, cast polyethylene (CPE) gloves, industrial/long length high risk gloves, thermoplastic elastomer gloves, nitrile surgical gloves, double donning surgical gloves and thermoformed film packaged surgical gloves.