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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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Lanxess extends supply agreement and plans PBR plant in Asia

August 27, 2011
Lanxess extends supply agreement and plans PBR plant in Asia

One of China’s largest tyre companies, Triangle Group, has extended its agreement with German specialty chemicals company Lanxess for the supply of halobutyl rubbers from 2012 to 2014

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Sibur to transfer tyre assets

August 27, 2011
Sibur to transfer tyre assets

The joint venture between Sibur and Pirelli will take over the industrial operations of Sibur-Russian Tyres by 2014

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Making strides in eco-friendly rubbers

August 26, 2011
Making strides in eco-friendly rubbers

The rubber industry is closely following the plastics sector with companies making headway in the eco-friendly sector.

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Apollo cautious of future but invests in rubber growing

August 26, 2011
Apollo cautious of future but invests in rubber growing

INDIA’S largest tyre maker Apollo Tyres’s revenue in the first quarter grew by 55%. But the company says the continuing all-time high NR prices, along with sluggish growth in some major markets, had a dampening impact on its profitability. Meanwhile,…

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Evonik flushed with funds after divestment

August 26, 2011
Evonik flushed with funds after divestment

THE successful divestment of its carbon black business means that Germany-based chemicals company Evonik has added on EUR900 million to its coffers. The new owners are investors Rhône Capital and Triton Partners and the business has been renamed as Orion…

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US companies team up for sustainable tyres

August 26, 2011
US companies team up for sustainable tyres

Dow and Lehigh will combine proprietary technologies to modify the rubber particles. The programme will combine Dow’s expertise in polymer chemistry with Lehigh’s expertise in sustainable rubber compound development and testing.

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Triangle to partner trio in R&D

August 26, 2011
Triangle to partner trio in R&D

Yuhua Ding, Chairman of Triangle Group in Weihai, China, signed an agreement with Dr Luis Proenza, President of the University of Akron to engage in research collaborations with UA and UARF

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Tyre facility to bring 150 new jobs

July 18, 2011

TIRE International has established a third-generation recycling and manufacturing operation on Cypress Gardens Road. Berkeley County received great news last week on the jobs front. Gov. Nikki Haley, the South Carolina Department of Commerce, Berkeley County and the Charleston Regional…

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US firm moves from China to its home base

July 18, 2011
US firm moves from China to its home base

WHILE most companies seek low-cost production bases, US-based tyre recycling company Tire International is moving its operations out of China and investing US$25 million to set up a recycling and manufacturing facility in Berkeley County. It has set up a…

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Russian plant for Continental

July 18, 2011
Russian plant for Continental

GERMAN tyre maker Continental plans to invest EUR220 million to build a tyre plant in Kaluga, Moscow. The plant will have annual capacity of about four million tires, and production is set to start at the end of 2012. The…

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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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