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Toyo to unveil three new tyres at MATS

March 26, 2014
Toyo to unveil three new tyres at MATS

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. is introducing two steer tyres and an all-season drive tyre at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky., March 27-29. The company says the tyres feature its proprietary e-balance technology to deliver improved tyre…

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Passenger car segment to continue its domination in Kuwait tyre market

March 26, 2014
Passenger car segment to continue its domination in Kuwait tyre market

High purchasing power along with continuous increase in automobile sales are contributing to the growth of the tyre market in Kuwait. Around 95% of the country’s population resides in urban areas. This high rate of urbanization is also supporting the…

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Kenanga overweights on rubber gloves sector

March 25, 2014
Kenanga overweights on rubber gloves sector

Kenanga Research & Investment says maintaining OVERWEIGHT rating for the rubber gloves sector, despite unjustifiable sell-off of rubber glove maker stocks. “Rubber glove stocks under our coverage suach as Top Glove, Supermax, Hartalega and Kossan have performed poorly. But we…

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Rubber procurement ‘stretched’ too far

March 25, 2014
Rubber procurement ‘stretched’ too far

The rubber procurement scheme launched by the Kerala Government fails to bring any benefit to the growers as the commodity remains under pressure with the decline of spot rubber prices. The delay in implementation of the scheme, coupled with the…

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Increased demand for tyres could inflate Goodyear’s stock price

March 25, 2014
Increased demand for tyres could inflate Goodyear’s stock price

The global marketplace is showing concerns over the Chinese economy’s possible slowdown. A manufacturing report known as the Flash PMI showed a drop in orders to 48.1 – below the 48.7 expected by analysts. Even if China’s economy cools down,…

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Continental to launch truck-bus radial tyres

March 25, 2014
Continental to launch truck-bus radial tyres

Continental India Limited, expanding its reach in India, had recently acquired Indian tyre manufacturer, Modi Tyres in 2011. According to the officials, the Indian truck tyre replacement market has a volume of approximately 14 million units per year, out of…

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Michelin releases world’s largest tractor tyre

March 25, 2014
Michelin releases world’s largest tractor tyre

It is the world’s largest tractor tyre yet it is unlikely to be a familiar sight on Irish roads for the reason that our farms are insufficiently large to require tractors big enough to use it. Manufactured by Michelin with…

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Connell partners with Lehigh in Japan and Korea for rubber powders

March 25, 2014
Connell partners with Lehigh in Japan and Korea for rubber powders

Connell Brothers (CBC), the largest distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in Asia- Pacific, has partnered with Lehigh Technologies, a US speciality materials company, to market Lehigh’s PolyDyne micronised rubber powders (MRP) to the tyre and rubber industries in Japan…

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Rubber Board bets on high quality sheets to curb import of natural rubber

March 24, 2014
Rubber Board bets on high quality sheets to curb import of natural rubber

Realising that producing rubber sheets of high quality will help curb import of natural rubber, which is likely to reach a new high of over 3 lakh tonne this year, the Rubber Board has launched a series of branded high…

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Bridgestone aims to touch 48 super concept stores by end of this year

March 24, 2014
Bridgestone aims to touch 48 super concept stores by end of this year

Leading tyre and rubber manufacturer Bridgestone today said it plans to open eight more super concept stores in various parts of the country by the end of this year to take the total to 48 by December. “Bridgestone presently has…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 17 Dec 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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