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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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Yokohama re-starts plan to build Indian plant

March 29, 2012
Yokohama re-starts plan to build Indian plant

JAPANESE firm Yokohama Rubber is investing 4.4 billion yen to construct a passenger car tyre plant in Delhi, India. To start up by 2014, the first phase will have a capacity of 700,000 tyres/year. The project has been on hold…

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Kraton and Formosa tie-up for HSBCs

March 29, 2012
Kraton and Formosa tie-up for HSBCs

US-based styrenic block copolymers producer Kraton Performance Polymers has formed a 50:50 joint venture with Formosa Petrochemical to construct the previously announced 30,000-tonne hydrogenated styrenic block copolymer (HSBC) plant in Mailiao, Taiwan. It will start up by 2014. Kraton says…

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SRIB denies allegation of unfair rubber prices

March 29, 2012

KOTA KINABALU – The Sabah Rubber Industry Board (SRIB) has refuted allegation by the representative of the rubber smallholders association that rubber prices paid to smallholders in the state were not reasonable. SRIB general manager Datuk Harris Mathews recently said…

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High-yield rubber to the fore

March 29, 2012

LONG PELUAN -High-yield rubber cultivation scheme under Rural Transformation Programme is expected to be the socio-economic transformer for the rural communities in Long Peluan and Long Beruang in Baram. Launched by Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin recently, the…

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Olam to plant rubber in Gabon

March 29, 2012
Olam to plant rubber in Gabon

SINGAPORE-based Olam International, a global, integrated supply chain manager and processor of agricultural products and food ingredients, is partnering with the Government of the Republic of Gabon to develop 28,000 ha of rubber plantations in Gabon in Phase 1. The…

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Wacker expands Korean technical centre

March 29, 2012
Wacker expands Korean technical centre

It has completed the expansion and relocation of its technical laboratories and offices in South Korea...

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Bridgestone wins lawsuit against Chinese firm

March 29, 2012
Bridgestone wins lawsuit against Chinese firm

A legal squabble stemming from design patent rights violation has finally been settled...

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Vietnam expects record rubber exports

March 29, 2012
Vietnam expects record rubber exports

Rising demand on the world market, especially in China and India, contributed to the sharp increase in exports...

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Sri Lanka revives factories and new programme for planters

March 29, 2012
Sri Lanka revives factories and new programme for planters

Losses-incurring companies are leased out by the government...

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China aims for elastomer and SSBR self-sufficiency

March 29, 2012
China aims for elastomer and SSBR self-sufficiency

To realise this aim is to increase production capacity and speed up technical development in these materials...

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 12 Nov 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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