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Tyre sales in India to grow 10-11% in FY2017-18, CARE Ratings report says

April 14, 2017
Tyre sales in India to grow 10-11% in FY2017-18, CARE Ratings report says

The growth in India’s automobile industry and the improvements in the replacement cycle will result to around a 10-11% growth in tyre sales in the country in FY2017-18, according to a CARE Ratings report. Tyre demand is directly proportional to…

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Thailand’s first automotive, tyre testing centre to be completed by 2018

April 5, 2017
Thailand’s first automotive, tyre testing centre to be completed by 2018

Thailand’s first automotive and tyre testing centre that follows global standards is set to be completed and ready for operations by 2018. “The first phase of the testing centre should be ready for Thai car and tyre makers in 2018.…

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Malaysia’s Top Glove, Japan’s Fimatec to create rubber reinforcing agent JV

March 29, 2017
Malaysia’s Top Glove, Japan’s Fimatec to create rubber reinforcing agent JV

The world’s largest glove maker by capacity, Malaysia’s Top Glove Corporation, is teaming up with Japan’s Fimatec to create a joint venture that will produce rubber reinforcing agent used in manufacturing gloves. The companies will establish a joint venture that…

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Wacker opens international training centre in Japan for silicone solutions

March 29, 2017
Wacker opens international training centre in Japan for silicone solutions

German chemicals company Wacker Chemie AG has opened a new Wacker Academy international training centre for silicone solutions and applications located in Tsukuba, near Tokyo, Japan, strengthening its presence in the country. The centre primarily offers seminars on silicone products…

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Indian tyre firms looking to SE Asian producers for natural rubber supply

March 22, 2017
Indian tyre firms looking to SE Asian producers for natural rubber supply

Tyre manufacturers in India are looking to Southeast Asian natural rubber producers for supply as demand for the commodity increases in the country amidst a slowdown in domestic production, according to industry officials. The country’s rubber industry is also expected to…

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US imposes anti-dumping import duties on ESBR from South Korea

February 22, 2017
US imposes anti-dumping import duties on ESBR from South Korea

The US Department of Commerce will impose anti-dumping import duties on emulsion styrene butadiene rubber (ESBR) from South Korea following its decision last month to impose anti-dumping duties on dioctyl terephthalate (DOTP) from South Korea as well. The preliminary determination…

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Rubber Board publishes a book on India’s rubber tariff policies

February 20, 2017
Rubber Board publishes a book on India’s rubber tariff policies

India’s Rubber Board has published a book on the country’s tariff policies on rubber and rubber products that aims to provide clarifications on the policies after the implementation of Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs). India’s external trade policies have undergone important…

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Malaysia still evaluating feasibility of rubberised roads in pilot projects

February 17, 2017
Malaysia still evaluating feasibility of rubberised roads in pilot projects

Malaysia, one of the world’s largest natural rubber producing countries, has already completed and is now evaluating three pilot projects to determine the technical and financial feasibility of using rubber on stretches of roads and highways. Malaysia Works Minister Datuk…

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CEAT, A.K. Khan JV to build a tyre manufacturing plant in Bangladesh

February 8, 2017
CEAT, A.K. Khan JV to build a tyre manufacturing plant in Bangladesh

Tyre manufacturer CEAT, the flagship company of Indian industrial conglomerate RPG Group, has signed a joint venture agreement with a major Bangladeshi business group, A.K. Khan and Company to build a tyre manufacturing plant in Bangladesh. Jyotibrata Banerjee, managing director…

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Philippines’ House of Representatives moves forward with PhilRubber board

February 6, 2017
Philippines’ House of Representatives moves forward with PhilRubber board

The committee on agriculture and food inside the House of Representatives in the Philippines is moving forward with the creation of the proposed Philippine Rubber Industry Development Board (PhilRubber) that will help expand the markets of the country’s rubber industry.…

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