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IRGCE 2018: “Zero-accelerant” gloves for sensitive skin

September 7, 2018
IRGCE 2018: “Zero-accelerant” gloves for sensitive skin

Malaysian glove manufacturer Adventa Health has debutedtheir Finessis surgical glove series.No accelerators or binding chemicals are added in the manufacturing process as the glove film is casted as solid film from true solutions without any crosslinking agent required. The process…

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Shin-Etsu to invest US$1 bn into silicones business in Japan and Thailand

September 5, 2018
Shin-Etsu to invest US$1 bn into silicones business in Japan and Thailand

Japan’s Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. will invest close to 110 billion yen (around US$1 billion) to expands its silicones business, one of its main businesses. It will expand its production capacity of silicone monomer, the intermediate product of silicones, and various…

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Adnoc commissions delayed specialised coker/carbon black unit in Ruwais

September 5, 2018
Adnoc commissions delayed specialised coker/carbon black unit in Ruwais

Adnoc Refining, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), has completed the commissioning of a specialised coker unit, as part of its Carbon Black and Coker Project. With this, Adnoc says it will extract the maximum value…

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Synthetic rubber market growth to come from tyres, says Ceresana

September 4, 2018
Synthetic rubber market growth to come from tyres, says Ceresana

Elastically deformable plastics have been a necessity across the board, in technical applications and in everyday objects. Per year, more than 12.7 million tonnes of these polymers are consumed worldwide. Ceresana, a German market research institute and consultancy company for…

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Michelin North America reactivates Starr tyre plant

September 4, 2018
Michelin North America reactivates Starr tyre plant

Michelin North American is restarting its Earthmover tyre production plant in Starr, Anderson County – decision that will employ about 100 workers in a modern facility that previously suspended production in early 2016. The Michelin “US 10” plant was built…

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China sets its eyes on Sri Lanka’s plantation sectors

September 4, 2018
China sets its eyes on Sri Lanka’s plantation sectors

Chinese firms are in talks with Sri Lanka’s Plantation Industries Ministry to collaborate with local firms to channel substantial capital into commodities like rubber, tea and coconut plantations and production value chains to boost production and produce quality value-added products.…

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Shutdown of Pirelli’s Venezuelan tyre plant sparks protests

September 3, 2018
Shutdown of Pirelli’s Venezuelan tyre plant sparks protests

About 100 workers protested outside Italian tyre manufacturer Pirelli’s Venezuela plant recently after finding the gates locked. Ten days prior, the country unveiled major economic reforms including a significant increase in the minimum wage – the fifth one of this…

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Malaysia’s glove sector to grow to RM18 bn in 2018

August 28, 2018
Malaysia’s glove sector to grow to RM18 bn in 2018

Malaysia’s rubber glove industry expects to generate revenue of RM18.8 billion this year, up from RM16.2 billion in 2017, due to robust global demand, says the Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (Margma). President Denis Low Jau Foo said global demand…

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Liberia gets call to boost rubber sector to pump economy

August 24, 2018
Liberia gets call to boost rubber sector to pump economy

In a forum held recently, the President of the Liberia Bank for Development and Investment (LBDI) has called for a robust and innovative rubber sector in Liberia. John B. S. Davies, III, also wants a master plan that will guide…

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India’s rubber output to be affected by floods in Kerala

August 20, 2018
India’s rubber output to be affected by floods in Kerala

With the southern Indian state of Kerala affected by worst floods in a century, the rising water levels are likely to impact rubber and other plantations in the region. Torrential rains in Kerala, India’s largest rubber producer and also a…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 18 Sept 2018)

Monthly The prices shown above do not include VAT @4% on purchase and expenses towards packing, transportation, warehousing  and other incidentals


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