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Driving millennials more familiar with emojis than tyre warning light – study

Driving millennials more familiar with emojis than tyre warning light – study

The study conducted by Zeno Research & Insights, involved an online survey among 1,075 US adults aged 18+ who have a driver's license and access to a vehicle.

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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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Community tyre receives statewide honour

April 2, 2012

PHOENIX’s Community Tire Pros & Auto Repair was one of several area firms honoured as a Success Award winner by the Arizona Small Business Development Centre Network. Community Tire Pros is a two-time Tyre Review Top Shop Award Finalist. The…

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Bridgestone rolls out next-gen Turanza, destination lines

April 2, 2012

Last month, Bridgestone Americas introduced the next generation of its Bridgestone Turanza Serenity and Firestone Destination products at back-to-back dealer and media events at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus offers the same benefits of the…

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India NR, SR output rises

April 2, 2012

KOTTAYAM, India — Natural (NR) and synthetic rubber (SR) production increased in the final months of 2011 in India, according to a report from the India Rubber Board. NR output grew 3.7% to 106,800 metric tonnes in December compared with…

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China launches anti-dumping probe into Japanese and US resorcinol imports

April 2, 2012

THE Ministry of Commerce announced Friday it will launch an anti-dumping probe into resorcinol imported from Japan and the United States, People’s Daily reported. A brief statement on the MOC’s website said it will start investigating the dumping margin and…

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Tokyo futures drop 1%, but post solid gain on quarter

April 2, 2012

TOKYO rubber futures ended 1% lower on Friday as players took profit ahead of the quarter’s end, but firm oil prices and limited supply in major producing countries continued to lend support, dealers said. The benchmark rubber contract on the…

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Thailand to accelerate plan to cut down aging rubber trees

April 2, 2012

THAILAND, the world`s largest producer and exporter of natural rubber, may cut down 500,000 rai (80,000 hectares) of rubber trees this year to help boost prices, deputy farm minister Nattawut Saikuar said today. The plan would reduce supply by about…

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Thai Govt to buy 7% of the annual rubber output in Q1 2012

March 29, 2012

BANGKOK – In order to raise the rubber price, Thai Government plans to buy nearly 7% of the country’s annual production in first quarter of 2012, but according to analysts, this could end up creating a mess causing huge stocks…

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Dunlop India in liquidation process

March 29, 2012

A CALCUTTA court order of liquidation means that tyre maker Dunlop India’s Sahaganj unit will cease to exist. Work at the firm’s plant was suspended last year over alleged trouble on its premises. The firm had bought tyre machinery but…

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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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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 22 Jan 2019)

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


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