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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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Latex Industry: Asia cultivates an efficient rubber production

Latex Industry: Asia cultivates an efficient rubber production

The region’s rubber sector has a blueprint of strategies to hedge it against falling prices and struggling output. Prices under the weather. World demand for rubber has...

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Malaysia’s glove sector: in a quiet revolution with automation/Industry 4.0

Malaysia’s glove sector: in a quiet revolution with automation/Industry 4.0

The world’s largest producer of rubber gloves is getting a hold of competition, wage hikes and volatile currency, with capacity expansions through automation...

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Green Rubber: New biorubber tyres with a greener footprint

Green Rubber: New biorubber tyres with a greener footprint

R&D efforts and partnerships are keeping pace with the clamour for renewable-sourced rubber for tyres, says Angelica Buan in this report. From guayule to soy beans...

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Ford recalls 450,426 Minivans and SUVs

January 26, 2012

MICH., U.S. – Ford Motor Co. said recently that it’s recalling nearly half a million minivans and SUVs because of a pair of mechanical issues. The Dearborn, Mich.-based automaker is recalling 205,896 Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans made during the…

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Pirelli targeting even more entertainment with 2012 tyres

January 26, 2012

AHEAD of their second season as Formula One’s sole supplier, Pirelli have presented the new tyres that will be used in 2012. The key characteristics of the new rubber – developed together with the teams in response to the latest…

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Surplus production to put pressure on natural rubber prices in 2012

January 26, 2012

JAKARTA – Natural Rubber is expected to move from deficit to surplus in 2012, which would put downward pressure on prices. The global surplus rubber is estimated at 413,000 tonnes in 2012 from 87,000 tonne shortage in 2011, slowing growth…

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Rubber Research Group, Limited announces LoI to purchase Hi-Tek Rubber

January 26, 2012

MN, U.S. – Rubber Research, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Rubber Research Group, Limited (RRG) is pleased to announce the signing of a Letter of Intent with Hi-Tek Rubber, Inc. This letter confirms the intent of RRG to purchase…

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Rubber set for best weekly gain in 3 years on growth

January 26, 2012

RUBBER climbed, heading for the best weekly gain in three years, amid optimism about economic growth after U.S. jobless claims dropped to the lowest level in almost four years and Spanish and French borrowing costs fell. June-delivery rubber climbed as…

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Sri Lanka’s rubber traders face slow start in 2012

January 26, 2012

COLOMBO – Traders in the world’s seventh largest natural rubber exporter Sri Lanka fear that volumes for the first quarter may be low after the first auction in the new year failed to brighten prices, an official said here recently.…

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Indonesia’s 2012 rubber production growth may slow on weather

January 26, 2012

INDONESIA – Natural-rubber production in Indonesia, the second-largest grower, may increase at a slower pace this year as a moderate La Nina potentially disrupts tapping even as more trees are maturing, an industry group said. Output may rise 6.5 %…

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Malaysia eyes India’s rubber automotive parts market

January 26, 2012

NEW DELHI – Malaysia, the world’s fourth largest natural rubber producer, now aims to sell rubber automotive parts in India’s vibrant automotive segment. Malaysian exporters are trying to squeeze into India’s already congested market, but are confident their quality products…

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Rubber may drop ‘sharply’ through March, Goldman Sachs says

January 26, 2012

THAILAND – Rubber may decline “sharply” through March as the end of the low-production season in Southeast Asia approaches and demand stays weak in China, the biggest consumer, said Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Prices have been “artificially inflated” after Thailand,…

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M’sia to emerge as world’s No. 1 contraceptive maker, says agency

January 24, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – A leading rubber industry agency has predicted Malaysia will emerge as the world’s top condom producer this year, dethroning Thailand as the market leader. The Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council said Malaysia has captured at least…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 16, January 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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