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‘Feb natural rubber imports double’

March 12, 2014
‘Feb natural rubber imports double’

India’s natural rubber imports in February nearly doubled to 18,141 tonnes from a year ago, the state-run Rubber Board said, as a sharp drop in overseas prices prompted tyre makers to increase overseas purchases. In February, prices of tyre grade…

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CV Show 2014: Bridgestone about more than just tyres

March 12, 2014
CV Show 2014: Bridgestone about more than just tyres

Although there will be tyres on the Bridgestone stand, the theme this year will be “Total Tyre Care – more than tyres”. The range of services on show will be built around three pillars – Total Tyre Life, Total Tyre…

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Panaracer adds new Gravel King and wider Race tyres

March 12, 2014
Panaracer adds new Gravel King and wider Race tyres

Japanese tyre company Panaracer was showing off some additions to its road range at the Taipei Cycle Show last week. For the first time, Panaracer has a gravel-specific tyre, plus larger diameter road tubulars and a lightweight 25c Race tyre.…

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Asian rubber prices near multi-year lows; haze shrouds parts of Sumatra

March 11, 2014
Asian rubber prices near multi-year lows; haze shrouds parts of Sumatra

A few tyre grade cargoes changed hands for nearby shipments this week but some consumers could be waiting for bargains as prices held near multi-year lows despite tight supply, dealers said on Tuesday. The dry wintering season is underway in…

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Bridgestone Potenza S001 – Bridgestone still make good tyres

March 11, 2014
Bridgestone Potenza S001 – Bridgestone still make good tyres

The Ferrari Enzo, Lexus LFA, Porsche 997 Turbo, Ferrari 599 GTO. These are seriously fast cars, which place extreme demands on their tyres, and just some of the range of premium hypercars which have chosen to be fitted with the…

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China hints at extending duties on S. Korean rubber chemical

March 11, 2014
China hints at extending duties on S. Korean rubber chemical

China has advised its domestic companies to file applications for a renewal of anti-dumping investigation into a type of synthetic rubber imported from South Korea, Japan and Russia, a step that could lead to extension of five-year duties against the…

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Felda Global Ventures forms JV in Myanmar to build rubber processing plants

March 10, 2014
Felda Global Ventures forms JV in Myanmar to build rubber processing plants

YANGON: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) plans to build a rubber processing plant worth RM30mil to RM45mil in Myanmar this year as part of its initiative to venture into rubber business in the country. The group, via its subsidiary…

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Sumitomo opens synthetic rubber plant in S’pore

March 10, 2014
Sumitomo opens synthetic rubber plant in S’pore

Japan-based chemical firm, Sumitomo Chemical, has officially opened its first solution-styrene butadiene rubber (S-SBR) plant in Asia outside Japan. The plant will make Singapore’s Jurong Island one of the world’s largest manufacturing sites for synthetic rubber. The product is used…

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Stable latex price bodes well for rubber sector

March 10, 2014
Stable latex price bodes well for rubber sector

KUCHING: The relatively low and stable prices of latex, coupled with robust demand, will boost the performance for rubber glove makers in Malaysia for the years to come. Affin Investment Bank Bhd’s research side (Affin Research) said latex prices have…

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Toyo is latest tyres manufacturer to join TyreSafe

March 10, 2014
Toyo is latest tyres manufacturer to join TyreSafe

Toyo is the latest leading tyres manufacturer to join TyreSafe to help raise awareness about the possible dangers of illegal and defective tyres. As one of the leading manufacturers of high performance tyres, Toyo’s membership is another boost for the…

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(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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