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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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Continental has at least EUR3 billion for acquisitions: CFO

Continental has at least EUR3 billion for acquisitions: CFO

Germany’s Continental has at least EUR3 billion (US$3.53 billion) ready for acquisitions to expand into growing automotive markets led by Asia...

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Malaysian glove companies to increase prices, expect record revenue of RM16.2 billion

Malaysian glove companies to increase prices, expect record revenue of RM16.2 billion

MargmaMalaysian glove manufacturers will raise the prices follow a hike in energy costs and raw materials while it also sees a record revenue of RM16.2bil for 2017 on strong demand...

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Smart tyres come of age

Smart tyres come of age

Smart tyre developments are driving forward the future of the mobility ecosystem. Connected cars are nothing without smart tyres. Dramatically having evolved from the 19th century...

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Green EnviroTech to enter tyre recycling

March 29, 2012
Green EnviroTech to enter tyre recycling

US-based firm Green EnviroTech Holdings’s main focus will be the conversion of plastic and tyres to oil, and shredder residue to oil and compound plastic resin. The company’s intention is to enter into the plastic and tyre recycling market by…

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Huber to double capacity in India

March 29, 2012

GERMAN firm Huber Engineered Materials is on track with the expansion of its Indian precipitated silica plant in Jhagadia, which is on schedule and set for completion in the fourth quarter of 2012. The expansion will double the firm’s precipitated…

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China’s Rubber Valley to publish patents online

March 29, 2012

CHINA’s so-called Silicon Valley-styled Rubber Valley is to make its rubber-related patents available online. A company known as Qingdao Rubber Valley Intellectual Property Information Center has been established by the China Intellectual Property Publishing House and Rubber Valley. The new…

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Xingda profits down despite higher sales

March 29, 2012
Xingda profits down despite higher sales

Sales increased by 2.2% to RMB5,551 million, but gross profit fell to RMB1,298 million from RMB1,636 million in 2010

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CRIA calls for abolishing of duty

March 29, 2012

Chinese tyre producers don't have a level playing field in international trade due to high customs duties...

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GTC recalls tyres

March 29, 2012
GTC recalls tyres

More than 12,000 advance extra grip AR215 radial light truck tyres were recalled by GTC North America...

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Conti forecasts higher tyre sales and buys Indian firm

March 29, 2012
Conti forecasts higher tyre sales and buys Indian firm

GERMAN automotive firm Continental expects its sales to rise more than 5% in its current fiscal year while its sales last year rose 17% to EUR30.5 billion. Its tyre division had combined sales of EUR8.8 billion from passenger and light…

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Sibur sells tyre plant to Pirelli

March 29, 2012

RUSSIAN petrochemical company Sibur has finalised the transfer of its Voronezh tyre plant to Pirelli and Russian Technologies joint venture. This follows the transfer, also from Sibur, in December 2011 of the Kirov tyre plant. The joint venture has invested…

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Goodyear’s record earnings

March 29, 2012
Goodyear’s record earnings

Despite a lower unit volume in the fourth quarter of 2011, its sales were up 12% to US$5.7 billion compared to last year...

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Second orange oil tyre from Yokohama

March 29, 2012
Second orange oil tyre from Yokohama

JAPANESE firm Yokohama Tyre’s Avid Ascend tyre features its orange oil technology. Made at its US plant, the tyre is suited to a variety of applications ranging from crossover vehicles and passenger cars to minivans.It is said to possess a…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 19, February 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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