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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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Research to grow rubber in non-traditional areas begun

August 28, 2011

THE Rubber Research Institute had started research and experiments to see whether it was possible to cultivate rubber in Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu and Vavuniya Districts, Plantation Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said in Parliament yesterday. Minister Samarasinghe said that there is a growing…

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Tokyo futures ease on investor risk aversion

August 28, 2011

KEY Tokyo rubber futures were mostly lower, as investors remained cautious about taking risks and also before a speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke later in the day for clues on the U.S. economy and monetary policy. Fundamentals…

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Goodyear reports higher second quarter earnings on 24% sales growth

August 28, 2011

AKRON, Ohio– The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today reported record sales and higher earnings for the second quarter of 2011. “I’m very pleased with our outstanding second quarter results, which represent another step on the path toward our 2013…

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Kumho tyre ordered to move China factory

August 28, 2011

KUMHO Tire’s Nanjing factory has received an order from the city’s Department of Environmental Protection to move to a new location, Economic Observer News reported on August 20th. The Korean tire maker is among 173 companies across China to receive…

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Tyre industry left threadbare

August 28, 2011

IMPORTS now command the majority of the South African car tyre market, causing inevitable downsizing in the industry and the loss of thousands of jobs. But if the tyre industry wins a case currently before the Supreme Court, it could…

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Cabot to increase output of silica

August 28, 2011

In line with the rising global demand for silicones, which is expected to continue to grow at 5-10% a year over the coming decade, US producer Cabot will expand its production capacity by 25% at its fumed silica facility in…

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Hose business strengthened

August 28, 2011

SWEDEN-based Trelleborg will acquire 60% of French company Bloch, with an option to acquire the remaining shares later. Bloch specialises in solutions and couplings for a wide range of industrial hoses that offer protection in demanding environments, such as chemical…

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Continental buys Modi Rubber

August 28, 2011

The world’s fourth largest tyre maker, Continental, has paid EUR18.5 million for 100% shareholding in Indian Modi Tyres, to push ahead with its plan to produce passenger car and truck tyres in India. Modi Tyres will become a wholly-owned subsidiary…

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Tyre additive maker makes a leap

August 28, 2011

MALAYSIAN company, Performance Additives has opened a facility in the US. Located on a 3.5 acre site in Ohio. The facility will manufacture an additive said to allow for more efficient tyres. Early this year, Performance Additives acquired the DTC…

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US company buys glove maker

August 28, 2011

US-based Vystar, the creator of Vytex Natural Rubber Latex (NRL), a patented, all-natural raw material that reduces antigenic proteins found in natural rubber latex, is merging with Malaysia-based reusable exam gloves manufacture EcoGlove Asia Pacific. Terms of the merger have…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 12, 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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