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Latex: Sustainable rubber against commodity-driven deforestation

Latex: Sustainable rubber against commodity-driven deforestation

As the global natural rubber market hits record growth, how does this relate to the environment? Experts and tyre companies weigh in on the environmental impact of rubber demand to work on solutions..

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Synthetic Rubber: The billion dollar synthetic rubber industry

Synthetic Rubber: The billion dollar synthetic rubber industry

Hit by trade wars and economic volatilities, the synthetic rubber sector is anchoring in the robust automotive sector to stay afloat...

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Green Rubber: Rallying points for sustainable rubber

Green Rubber: Rallying points for sustainable rubber

Industry stakeholders are taking up the challenge of securing rubber supply without letting up on efforts to ensure food security, energy efficiency, human rights, and environmental integrity...

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Tyre Industry: Tyre retreading sector in good shape

Tyre Industry: Tyre retreading sector in good shape

The market for cost-effective and sustainable retread tyres is growing with companies joining forces and launching innovations...

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Medical Devices: Material innovations enable medical device breakthroughs

Medical Devices: Material innovations enable medical device breakthroughs

Modern medical devices aid in early detection and treatment of diseases, as well as help in improving the quality of life of patients with disabilities. This increasing...

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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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Supermax bolsters US presence

May 31, 2012
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The new facility will have 20,900 sqm space, enough room for future expansions in the next 5 to 10 years

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Lanxess to improve French production site for green tyres

May 31, 2012
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Lanxess plans to shell out EUR30 million for Port Jérôme site by 2015

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Rubber clings on China stimulus

May 30, 2012

Rubber advanced, reversing earlier losses after Chinese policy makers pledged new spending, boosting speculation that demand from the world’s largest consumer may weather Europe’s debt crisis and keep expanding. November-delivery rubber gained 0.6% to settle at 271.9 yen a kg…

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China to consume 3.5 million tonnes of recycled rubber

May 30, 2012

In a revelation which may cause some economists to adjust their models, China’s CRIA said the country will consume around 3.5 million tonnes of recycled rubber in 2012. This figure represents over 10 percent of the total global rubber consumption,…

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Bluestar Silicones schedules grand opening of York R&D facility

May 30, 2012
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The move to York reaffirms the company’s commitment to the U.S. market and supports its global five-year strategic growth plan to become a leader in the silicones industry.

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Lanxess starts up new NBR plant in China

May 30, 2012
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Lanxess' most important Krynac grades will be produced in the new plant in Nantong.

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Ford stresses need for environmental strategy

May 30, 2012
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Ford expresses plans to develop vehicles that could help drivers get more miles from their fuel

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Mitsui, Sinopec to build EPDM plant in Shanghai

May 30, 2012
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Two companies plan to build an EPDM production plant in Shanghai Chemical Industry Park with annual production capacity of 75,000 metric tonnes/year.

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Mitsui Chem prepares for restoration activities

May 30, 2012

After the explosion of the company’s resorcinol plant in Iwakuni and Ohtake, Mitsui Chemicals announced that it is currently working with local authorities in the investigation and is preparing for some restoration activities. For safety measures, the company is clearing…

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Bridgestone reveals sustainability plans for 2050

May 30, 2012
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Bridgestone believes that by ensuring that both ends of the spectrum – customers and rubber producers – are kept satisfied, only a truly sustainable economy can be realised.

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 17 Dec 2018)

Monthly The prices shown above do not include VAT @4% on purchase and expenses towards packing, transportation, warehousing  and other incidentals


Source: Latex India

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