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New publication on rubber off the press

July 18, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – A “Technoguide on Diseases of Rubber and their Management” is off the press. The volume was written by Dr. Noemi G. Tangonan, head of the Plant Pathology Research Laboratory of the University of Southern Mindanao-Crops Research Division…

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Rubber tyre scraps custom duty exemption suggested

July 18, 2011

KARACHI – Cement manufacturing companies have suggested to the National Tariff Commission an exemption from the levied custom duty on rubber tyre scraps. Cement industry sources told that currently 20 custom duties levied on the imported tyre scraps, while the…

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Rubber exports to hit $3b

July 18, 2011

HA NOI – Rubber exports are expected to total about 830,000 in 2011, earning over US$3 billion, with annual output projected to increase by 4 per cent, according to the Viet Nam Rubber Association (VRA). Nguyen Viet Chien, director of…

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Soaring rubber prices skids sales of slippers

June 26, 2011

KOCHI – Rising rubber prices have led to more expensive footwear for the common man. Prices of no-frill rubber slippers and flip flops have doubled in the past 18 months. Higher prices and the use of substitute raw materials have…

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M’sian rubber market likely to see steady trading this week

June 13, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian rubber market is likely to see steady trading this week on expectation of firm demand for the commodity, dealers said. They said the local mart will also closely look at prices in the regional futures…

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China plant set to become Pirelli’s largest

June 8, 2011

ACCORDING to news from Asia, Pirelli intends to develop its factory in China’s Shandong Province into the largest facility it operates anywhere in the world. Singapore’s The Business Times quotes Pirelli Asia-Pacific CEO Giuseppe Cattaneo as stating “China is going…

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Tokyo futures slip as oil prices fall

June 8, 2011

TOKYO rubber futures slipped 1.7 percent early on Tuesday (June 7), weighed down by losses in oil and a Wall Street slump, while investors nervously watched for signs of a further weakening in Chinese demand and rising supply from producing…

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Rubber-glove makers speak up on labour woes

June 8, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: Rubber glove manufacturers said their RM30 billion export earnings target by 2020 can only be achieved if they are not bogged by issues like labour and energy. In a dialogue with the International Trade and Industry Ministry yesterday,…

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High rubber and pepper prices make for more joyous gawai

June 8, 2011

PAKAN, Sarawak – It’s going to be a very joyous Gawai Day for the Dayak community of Sarawak, many of them growers of rubber and white pepper now enjoying a price boom. The high prices of rubber and pepper seem…

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Rubber exports on the rise in Vietnam

May 12, 2011

THE Indochinese country expects to make over US$3 billion from rubber exports this year because of rising global demand, says its Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. China accounts for 70% of the country’s total rubber exports, while exports to…

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(Last Updated: 16 Aug 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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