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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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Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

No-flat tyres were almost inconceivable with the proliferation of the ubiquitous pneumatic tyres. However, with the advent of airless tyres, the..

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Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic rubber company Arlanxeo appointed Joosang Kim as Managing Director of Arlanxeo Singapore Pte Ltd, effective 1 February 2018. He replaces Georges Barbey...

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Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Robotics designs have diversified from rigid to flexible, in a bid to make a new breed of agile robots that mimic the locomotion...

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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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Hartalega to triple glove capacity

April 27, 2012

Post Hartalega Holdings will triple its current annual capacity of rubber gloves to 29.1 billion pieces. The project is expected to begin in 2013 and will be completed by 2021 at an estimated cost of US$490 million and will consist…

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Cancarb opens new warehouse in Singapore

April 27, 2012

CANCARB, a producer of N990 thermal carbon black, opened its new Singapore-based warehouse. Seeing Asia-Pacific as a very important growth region, the company’s new warehouse in Singapore will help provide their customers with a greater level of supply security. Furthermore,…

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Yokohama to build plant in India

April 27, 2012

Yokohama Rubber will construct a new plant in the state of Haryana adjacent to Delhi, India. The plant is scheduled to operate in mid-2014 with an annual production capacity of 700,000 tyres for passenger vehicles. Construction of the new plant…

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BASF India to set up new chemical production site

April 27, 2012

BASF India will build a new chemical production site at the Dahej Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR), located on the west coast of India in Gujarat. The investment is estimated at EUR150 million. To be an integrated hub…

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Producers go skeptical with low SBR prices

April 27, 2012

STYRENE- butadiene rubber (SBR) may continue to decline slowly, based on reports from China. This price fall is caused by falling butadiene (BD) prices. The latest BD price is about US$3,889 to US$3,968 per tonne. Local BD rubber producers, however,…

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Grim outlook for tyre makers in China

April 27, 2012

IN China, rubber prices went unstable down from US$4,125 per tonne in mid-February up to US$6,823 per tonne. This has caused net profits to dip by as much as 23.54%, according to the latest release from listed tyre companies including…

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World Rubber Summit to be held in Singapore

April 27, 2012

MICHELIN, Bridgestone, Volkswagen and among others will be the leading figures for this upcoming World Rubber Summit to be held at the Raffles City Convention Centre this May 24, 2012. Invited presenters will be addressing concerns on the outlook and…

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Shandong’s tyre exports jumped 54% in 2011

April 27, 2012

EXPORTS of tyres from the Shandong region increased in value by 54%, to US$7,834 million in 2011, according to a local official. President of the Shandong Provincial Rubber Industry Association, Zhang Hongmin said this trend was much better than the…

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Triangle Group calls for more ‘green’ technologies

April 27, 2012

IN a keynote speech at an auto and tyre industry summit in Beijing, Triangle Group’s president, Ding Yuhua called for more “green” technologies in China, especially in the tire industry. He pledged that the group will follow the trend by…

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Malaysian NR production fell in February

April 27, 2012

FEBRUARY marks the lowest for Malaysia; natural rubber produced was at 88,077 tonnes, a drop of 3,503 tonnes compared with the same month in 2011. The figure was up by 2,918 tonnes on the January figure. Exports reached 64,052 tonnes…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 16 Jul 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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