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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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Russian/Indian jv started up

August 24, 2012
Russian/Indian jv started up

A JOINT venture between Indian firm Reliance Industries and Russian petrochemical company Sibur has started its operations in Mumbai, India, focusing on constructing a 100,000-tonne/year butyl rubber facility in Jamnagar. Sibur owns 25.1% and Reliance 74.9% of the new business…

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Thai govt has 15 days to resolve rubber price woe

August 22, 2012

SONGKHLA, Thailand – Rubber planters in Thailand’s southern provinces on Monday set a 15-day deadline for the government to resolve the declining price of rubber. The planters earlier rallied at the Provincial Administration Office in the southern province of Songkhla…

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Three rubber producing countries move to boost rubber prices

August 22, 2012

THAILAND, Indonesia and Malaysia, representing about 70% of global natural-rubber supply, agreed steps to boost prices, said Yium Tavarolit, chief secretary of the International Rubber Consortium Ltd. The measured will be announced The measures will be announced by ministers tomorrow,…

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Michelin revokes tyres

August 21, 2012
Michelin revokes tyres

Michelin North America voluntarily recalled some 841,000 BFGoodrich and Uniroyal tyres produced at its Tuscaloosa and Woodburn plants

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Gajah Tunggal to produce TBR tyres

August 21, 2012
Gajah Tunggal to produce TBR tyres

INDONESIAN tyre maker PT Gajah Tunggal (GT) has acquired 100 ha of land for US$108 million to build a tyre proving ground (testing track) and to allow possible future expansion of its manufacturing facility. Located at a new industrial estate…

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Hangzhong Zhonge joins ITMA

August 21, 2012
Hangzhong Zhonge joins ITMA

China’s largest tyre maker Hangzhong Zhonge has joined ITMA, weeks after the tire labeling policy was pitched

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German firm strengthens rubber division

August 21, 2012

HARBURG-Freudenberger Maschinenbau , a wholly owned subsidiary of L. Possehl , has acquired Slovakian company ZTS-LR NaJUS from the Rona Group. The 250-staffed ZTS-LR builds specialist equipment with a focus on welded structures, mechanical processing and the assembly of complex…

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Purchases of rubber moulders and tyre firms

August 21, 2012
Purchases of rubber moulders and tyre firms

Titan International has bought 56% shares of Planet Corporation Group while QSR has purchased Lexington Precision

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Indonesian-Indian rubber tie up

August 21, 2012
Indonesian-Indian rubber tie up

INDONESIA, the second largest rubber producer in the world, has invited the Indian rubber industry to invest in the country and benefit from ample natural rubber resources. In a meeting with All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA), Dickey Fabrian, Consul-General…

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Continental’s R&D in Singapore

August 21, 2012

GERMAN firm Continental has set up a S$36 million research centre in Singapore, to serve the growing engineering demands in Asia and worldwide. The 10,170 sq m-facility, which at present houses 650 employees from the Interior division of the Continental…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 15, May 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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