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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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New study shows 88 percent of auto repair shops recycle tyres

September 25, 2011

FROM 1989 to 2001, a company called Used Rubber USA operated a retail store, offering cool gear to city-dwelling hipsters, on the corner of Fillmore and Haight streets in San Francisco. The company still turns old tyres into book bags,…

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Rubber meets road with tyre-delivery service

September 25, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, US – Philip Pifer concedes this: He’s not only in a business that isn’t “sexy, glamorous, or romantic.” It’s also something most people don’t want to think about. Which is precisely why he thinks it will be a hit…

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Ansell’s rubber stamp of approval

September 25, 2011

SYDNEY, Australia – The latex powerhouse Ansell Limited has sought to allay any investor concerns over the quality of its products by including some glowing testimonials in its annual report. ”My partner and I have recently tried new SKYN condoms…

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Firestone-Liberia distributes rubber stumps to farmers in Nimba Co.

September 25, 2011

THE Management of Firestone-Liberia has distributed a consignment of free rubber stumps to rubber farmers in Nimba County for this year’s planting season. The distribution exercises were held on Friday, September 2, 2011, in the towns of Saclepea and Graie…

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CalRecycle offers tyre recyclers low-interest loans

September 25, 2011

THE California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) is offering California scrap tyre recyclers $4 million in low-interest loans to buy new tyre recycling equipment. The Tire Equipment Loan Program is designed to help California scrap tyre recyclers increase…

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Indian branding efforts set to conquer markets

September 25, 2011

BACK in February, in a major branding exercise, India’s Rubber Board had unveiled a quality certification logo for natural rubber that was expected to increase the acceptability of ‘Indian Natural Rubber’ in the world market. Now, with 3000 tonnes of…

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Government plans to put up P100-million rubber institute

September 25, 2011

PHILIPPINES – The Agriculture department plans to spend about P100 million to establish a Philippine Rubber Research Institute (PRRI) in 1,000-hectare area near Mindanao State University in Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay next year, the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) said in…

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Malaysia Rubber-China gets bargains; wintering in Sumatra

September 25, 2011

SINGAPORE – Main rubber consumer China was chasing more tyre grade from Thailand after improving supply prompted sellers to cut prices, but Indonesia was a bit cautious during the dry wintering season, dealers said Wednesday. Wintering has started in the…

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Rubber drops as slumping economies, European debt crisis may curb demand

September 25, 2011

RUBBER declined amid speculation that slowing growth in Asian economies and Europe’s sovereign- debt crisis may weaken demand for the commodity used in tyres. The February-delivery contract fell as much as 1.6 percent to 359.1 yen a kilogramme ($4,670 a…

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Rubber market may extend gains

September 25, 2011

The Malaysian rubber market may extend gains next week due to tight supply of raw material. “The market is concerned over the tight supply of raw material,” a dealer said. Buyers are worried over low production in producing countries, namely…

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World Rubber Summit 2018

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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