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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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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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Chinese firm buys rubber company

February 27, 2012
Chinese firm buys rubber company

CGS group sells off its full share in Buzuluk to Dalian and focuses on off-road tyres and technical rubber

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Yokohama defers sales target and sets up Chinese R&D

February 27, 2012
Yokohama defers sales target and sets up Chinese R&D

A 250 million yen-centre for testing raw materials and delaying the sales target are part of growth plans

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Wide range for “green tyres”

February 27, 2012
Wide range for “green tyres”

With an annual growth rate of 10%, “green tyres” are the fastest growing in the market

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Tyre makers expand in Vietnam and Bangladesh

February 27, 2012
Tyre makers expand in Vietnam and Bangladesh

Southern Rubber Industry JSC and Ceat are building facilities and increasing capacities

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Reliance and Sibur firm up Indian jv

February 27, 2012
Reliance and Sibur firm up Indian jv

Reliance Sibur Elastomers will be the first manufacturer of butyl rubber in India and the fourth largest supplier of the polymer in the world

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Sales of vehicles grow in Asia and UK

February 27, 2012
Sales of vehicles grow in Asia and UK

Demand for new passenger cars and commercial vehicles totalled 2.69 million units, a 16.7% drop from the 2010 figure

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Wacker extends silicones supply

February 27, 2012

MUNICH-based chemicals group Wacker has tied up with Spanish silicones compounder Siliconas Silam to sell ready-to-use products made from Wacker silicone rubber base under its own label. Customers include the automotive, construction, cable and household goods industries. Siliconas Silam has…

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Sumitomo breaks ground on facilities in Singapore and Brazil

February 27, 2012
Sumitomo breaks ground on facilities in Singapore and Brazil

JAPANESE firm Sumitomo Chemical recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 40,000 tonnes/year solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) plant in Singapore, based on the high growth of SSBR in tyres.

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Michelin targeting double-digit billion mark

February 27, 2012
Michelin targeting double-digit billion mark

Its advantages include forefront positions both in the premium tyre segment and in all of its speciality businesses

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Hitting the million mark

February 27, 2012
Hitting the million mark

Both Apollo Tyres’s Chennai facility Bridgestone’s Aiken County passenger and light truck tyre facility have reached their millionths mark

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 15, May 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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