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Synthetic Rubber: The billion dollar synthetic rubber industry

Synthetic Rubber: The billion dollar synthetic rubber industry

Hit by trade wars and economic volatilities, the synthetic rubber sector is anchoring in the robust automotive sector to stay afloat...

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Green Rubber: Rallying points for sustainable rubber

Green Rubber: Rallying points for sustainable rubber

Industry stakeholders are taking up the challenge of securing rubber supply without letting up on efforts to ensure food security, energy efficiency, human rights, and environmental integrity...

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Tyre Industry: Tyre retreading sector in good shape

Tyre Industry: Tyre retreading sector in good shape

The market for cost-effective and sustainable retread tyres is growing with companies joining forces and launching innovations...

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Medical Devices: Material innovations enable medical device breakthroughs

Medical Devices: Material innovations enable medical device breakthroughs

Modern medical devices aid in early detection and treatment of diseases, as well as help in improving the quality of life of patients with disabilities. This increasing...

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Key factors for choosing silicone solutions in medical device lubrication

Key factors for choosing silicone solutions in medical device lubrication

There are no lagging moments for the medical devices market worldwide, as demand is growing, against the backdrop of expanding healthcare expenditure as a result of universal healthcare reforms; as we

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Challenges beget opportunities; Sri Lanka on the road to growth

Challenges beget opportunities; Sri Lanka on the road to growth

Various industries that are reliant on high performance and quality rubbers are advancing at a past pace. Today, opportunities and challenges, alike, are shaping...

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Indian rubber skill development centre opens this September

June 27, 2012

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and the All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) will establish a rubber skill development centre for the rubber industry. The centre is expected to start the pilot project in six to eight institutes by September…

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Sri Lanka aims to revive rubber industry

June 27, 2012

The Sri Lankan government is planning to increase annual rubber production by a further 50,000 tonnes by expanding new plantations, providing better incentives to growers and employing sophisticated manufacturing systems. Plantations Industries Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said his ministry has planned…

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Debica Cuts Production on Goodyear Order

June 27, 2012

Poland’s TC Debica S.A. is reducing production of passenger and farm tires. Majority owned by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., the reduction marks the second time this year that TC Debica cut tire production. Goodyear’s order cuts came due to…

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Kumho Tyre to work with Qingdao University

June 27, 2012
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Kumho Tyre China and the Qingdao University of Science and Technology signed a strategic cooperation agreement. According to the university, under the new agreement the two entities will increase their joint work in a number of areas. Graduate students will…

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China buys SMR20 rubber at lowest prices since late 2009

June 27, 2012

China bought several cargoes of Malaysian rubber after prices plunged to the weakest in more than two years, raising hopes the world’s largest consumer will step up purchases and turn to other grades too, dealers said on Wednesday. SMR20 was…

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Nexen South Korea facility opens

June 27, 2012
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The new factory is of pivotal importance to Nexen Tyre’s growth strategy: by the year 2017, Nexen Tyre intends to be ranked amongst the top 10 tyre manufacturers globally.

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Stamford Tyres reports earnings up 41.4% in 2011

June 27, 2012

Stamford Tyres announced that its net profits for the year ended 30 April 2011 jumped 41.4% to SGD13.3 million off the back of “better sales mix of high performance tyres and earthmover tyres.” According to the company, this combination of…

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Sabic and ExxonMobil to proceed with elastomers project in Jubail

June 27, 2012
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The expansion will employ the latest proprietary processes and product technologies to meet the growing global demand for specialty elastomers

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Bridgestone in the second half will continue to cut

June 27, 2012

In view of the debt crisis of the European market and the weak market demand in China, Bridgestone Tyre company will continue production in the second half of this year. Bridgestone Tire Company, said: “As the European market demand for…

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Thai govt says bought 10,000 tonnes rubber in intervention

June 27, 2012

The Thai government has bought around 10,000 tonnes of rubber sheet from farmers in an intervention scheme to prop up prices, the deputy agriculture minister said. “Now we have around 10,000 tonnes of rubber in stocks and I will be…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 17 Oct 2018)

Monthly The prices shown above do not include VAT @4% on purchase and expenses towards packing, transportation, warehousing  and other incidentals


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