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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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M’sian rubber mart expected to see better performance

January 30, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian rubber market is expected to see a better performance in anticipation of limited supply in the commodity, dealers said. A dealer said the wet weather in rubber producing countries, particularly in Southern Thailand, would cause…

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Top Glove eyes 30% global market

January 30, 2012

PETALING JAYA – Glove maker Top Glove Corp Bhd expects to grow its global market share to 30% from 26.7% by the end of the year. “The global market volume consists of 150 billion pieces of gloves per year. Top…

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Cabinet authorizes BAAC to lend THB17Bil to prop up rubber prices

January 26, 2012

THAILAND – The Cabinet has green-lighted a special project to prop up local rubber price. Deputy government spokesman Anusorn Eiamsaard said that, at its weekly meeting, the Cabinet has resolved to approve a rubber-price support measure, as proposed by the…

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Chiangrai farmers starting to grow rubber trees

January 26, 2012

THAILAND – Many farmers, lured by hearty annual returns of 800,000 baht per 20 rai, have abandoned rice for rubber farming across the North, Northeast and East. Some formerly debt-ridden landowners have been able to pay off their loans after…

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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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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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