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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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New asphalt technology from Kraton

March 29, 2012
New asphalt technology from Kraton

US-based producer of styrenic block copolymers Kraton Performance Polymers partnered with the National Centre for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) to test its HIMA technology on a pavement test track. According to Kraton, the findings show that a modified binder using its…

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Yulex and Cooper tie-up for guayule

March 29, 2012
Yulex and Cooper tie-up for guayule

THE continuous decline of natural rubber is driving companies in the tyre industry to identify alternative sources. US-based Cooper Tire & Rubber has teamed up with another US company Yulex to evaluate and develop guayule polymers and resins for tyre…

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Cambodia prioritises rubber

March 29, 2012
Cambodia prioritises rubber

Due to the country’s potential for rubber cultivation, investment jumped by 256%...

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Sino Legend marks presence in Europe and the US

March 29, 2012
Sino Legend marks presence in Europe and the US

The company has a 70% share of the Chinese market and a 30% share for the rest of Asia...

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Growth in India for firms

March 29, 2012

JAPANESE firm Tokai Rubber Industries has officially opened a factory for producing anti-vibration systems for cars and light trucks in Bangalore, India. Operating as Tokai Rubber Auto-Parts India, the 8,000 sq m factory began operations in January. Prior to this,…

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Higher rubber demand expected

March 29, 2012
Higher rubber demand expected

Global rubber demand is forecast to reach 26.8 million tonnes in 2012...

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AIRIA wants anti-dumping duties removed

March 29, 2012
AIRIA wants anti-dumping duties removed

The association says that consumption of NR and SR is constantly increasing and availability is an issue even at high prices...

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Trelleborg changes its strategy

March 29, 2012
Trelleborg changes its strategy

It is divesting its automotive operation to allow it to focus and develop its automotive-related operations...

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Nitrile glove price war soon

March 2, 2012
Nitrile glove price war soon

Glove maker says latex suppliers have over-expanded their capacity

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Maryland lawmakers get an earful on tyre-aging scheme

February 27, 2012

MD, U.S. – RMA and TIA – with an army of 45 other supporters – testified against a proposed tyre-aging bill that has been introduced to the Maryland house and senate. The bills – HB 729 and SB 940 –…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 12, 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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