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Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

No-flat tyres were almost inconceivable with the proliferation of the ubiquitous pneumatic tyres. However, with the advent of airless tyres, the..

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Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic rubber company Arlanxeo appointed Joosang Kim as Managing Director of Arlanxeo Singapore Pte Ltd, effective 1 February 2018. He replaces Georges Barbey...

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Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Robotics designs have diversified from rigid to flexible, in a bid to make a new breed of agile robots that mimic the locomotion...

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Synthetic Rubber: Rubbers go the extra mile for green tyres

Synthetic Rubber: Rubbers go the extra mile for green tyres

Advancements in synthetic rubbers contribute to the tyres’ potential to enhance fuel economy of vehicles...

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Country Focus: India leads an empowered South Asia

Country Focus: India leads an empowered South Asia

India is spearheading the South Asian region’s metamorphosis into a robust economy, says Angelica Buan in this report. South Asia’s goal to economic growth...

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Magna Tyres Group starts production of Magna Tyres in Hardenberg, The Netherlands

Magna Tyres Group starts production of Magna Tyres in Hardenberg, The Netherlands

Magna Tyres Group is delighted to announce the start of the production of Magna Tyres at the OBO Tyres factory in Hardenberg, the Netherlands...

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Hankook expands tyre plant in Budapest

March 28, 2018
Hankook expands tyre plant in Budapest

The Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced recently that South Korea’s Hankook Tire Magyarország will begin its fourth phase of expanding its plant in Rácalmás, southwest of Budapest, this year. The fourth phase will cost HUF…

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Pirelli announces EUR250 million investment for its 2017-2020 industrial plan in Latin America

March 28, 2018
Pirelli announces EUR250 million investment for its 2017-2020 industrial plan in Latin America

Pirelli’s Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Marco Tronchetti Provera recently announced that the tyre manufacturer has invested EUR250 million into its Latin American market. He said this is part of an industrial plan from 2017 to 2020. The investments will…

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Upcoming Tyrexpo Africa and GarageXpo Africa to offer maximum value to both sellers and buyers of African tyres

March 28, 2018
Upcoming Tyrexpo Africa and GarageXpo Africa to offer maximum value to both sellers and buyers of African tyres

Over 2,500 international, regional and local attendees comprising of tyre manufacturers, OEMs, distributors, dealers, retailers fleet operators and garage owners will gather at Tyrexpo Africa (co-located with GarageXpo Africa), to be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre Hall 2, Johannesburg…

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Global polyisoprene rubber market to grow at CAGR of 7% till 2022; demand from the tyre industry fuelling this growth

March 28, 2018
Global polyisoprene rubber market to grow at CAGR of 7% till 2022; demand from the tyre industry fuelling this growth

According to Technavio market research, increasing demand for rubber tyres are propelling the global polyisoprene rubber (IR) market to grow at a CAGR of over 7% during the period 2018-2022. The tyre industry is one of the major end-user industries…

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Disposable gloves market predicted to reach to US$10,059 million by 2023; growing at a CAGR of +7 % from 2017 to 2023

March 28, 2018
Disposable gloves market predicted to reach to US$10,059 million by 2023; growing at a CAGR of +7 % from 2017 to 2023

The global disposable gloves market was valued at +US$6,145 million in 2016, and is projected to reach +US$10,059 million by 2023, growing at a CAGR of +7 % from 2017 to 2023. Disposable gloves form an essential part of maintaining…

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Industrial rubber products market predicted to reach US$151 billion by 2025

March 28, 2018
Industrial rubber products market predicted to reach US$151 billion by 2025

Global industrial rubber products market is largely dependent upon natural rubber as a source of raw material. The natural rubber market is in a state of oversupply. Affected by the growing tapping area of natural rubber in main producing regions,…

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Rubber tracks for defense and security market to reach US$144.5 million by 2027 end: FMI study

March 26, 2018
Rubber tracks for defense and security market to reach US$144.5 million by 2027 end: FMI study

According to a recently published research report by Future Market Insights, titled “Rubber Tracks for Defense and Security Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027,” the Rubber tracks for defense and security market is poised for…

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Build more rubberised roads stabilise rubber price – Ministry

March 26, 2018
Build more rubberised roads stabilise rubber price – Ministry

The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry expressed their hope that all roads constructed throughout the country including the Pan Borneo Highway will use rubber premix. This is in order to maximise the usage of rubber produced by smallholders in the…

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Sarawak RISDA to do rubber replanting with the RM20.7 million it received

March 26, 2018
Sarawak RISDA to do rubber replanting with the RM20.7 million it received

Sarawak’s Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (RISDA) has received an allocation of RM20.7 million to replant rubber involving 5,564 acres of land. This is part of RM158.3 million of the Rubber to Rubber Replanting Programme (TSGG) involving 54,057 hectares of…

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Malaysia’s exports of rubber gloves to hit RM20 billion by 2020

March 26, 2018
Malaysia’s exports of rubber gloves to hit RM20 billion by 2020

Malaysia’s Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister, Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong said the country’s rubber gloves export is predicted to soar to RM20 billion in value by 2020,looking at the growth recorded annually, He said Malaysia is the world’s biggest…

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World Rubber Summit 2018

International Rubber Prices
(as of 16, April 2018)

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


Source: India Rubber Board

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