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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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Malaysian company buys stake in Indonesian rubber planter

January 30, 2012

MALAYSIA-based Sime Darby Berhad will acquire 3,800 ordinary shares of Indonesian Rupiah 1,000,000 each in PT Indo Sukses Lestari Makmur from SLT Capital (3,500 shares) and PT Entete Mining (300 shares) representing 95% of the total issued and paid-up shares…

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Thai rubber agencies to merge

January 30, 2012

THE three rubber-related state organisations in Thailand, Rubber Research Institute of Thailand, the Office of the Rubber Replanting Aid Fund and the Rubber Estate Organisation, will be merged into one agency to boost the performance of the rubber industry. The…

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California passes new auto emission rules

January 30, 2012

SANFO, U.S. – Seeking to influence other states and Washington, California air regulators passed sweeping auto emission standards Friday that include a mandate to have 1.4 million electric and hybrid vehicles on state roads by 2025. The California Air Resources…

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North American rubber company launches new hose options

January 30, 2012

GLOBAL supplier of rubber products, Weir Minerals Linatex, a business unit within Weir Group, has launched two new hose products and one product enhancement. Its new preformed hose bend, which is intended as a replacement for hard-walled pipe bends in…

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Tenneco, one of the bidders for Gates Rubber

January 30, 2012

ILLINOIS-headquartered Tenneco Inc. is one of three possible suitors for Gates Rubber, a subsidiary of the privately held Gates Corporation of Denver, a Tenneco spokeswoman said recently. A spokesman for Gates said a confidentiality agreement prevented him from disclosing the…

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Only 5.2% of Indian SMEs in rubber products sector to invest in computers

January 30, 2012

NEW DELHI – Only 5.2% of respondents in a survey of SMEs in the rubber and rubber products conducted by IndiaMART Knowledge Services revealed that they planned to invest in computers. This was so despite the fact that a large…

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Rubber Board tie-up with ATMA to empower small growers

January 30, 2012

KOTTAYAM – The Rubber Board and the Agricultural Technology Management Agency have started an integrated programme for empowering the village level small grower organisations. The aim of the programme is to provide financial assistance for Rubber Producers’ Societies and Self…

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Supermax sees up to 30pc growth

January 30, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR – Glove manufacturer Supermax Corp Bhd is projecting between 20 per cent and 30 per cent sales growth this year, boosted by stabilised rubber prices and manufacturing expansion plans. For the financial year ended December 31, 2011, the…

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Thailand approves US$472 million plan to support rubber prices: reports

January 30, 2012

THAILAND has approved a plan worth Baht 15 billion ($472 million) to buy 200,000 mt of natural rubber from local growers, news reports said Tuesday. The plan is aimed at supporting local natural rubber prices at Baht 120/kg. On Tuesday,…

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M’sian rubber mart expected to see better performance

January 30, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian rubber market is expected to see a better performance in anticipation of limited supply in the commodity, dealers said. A dealer said the wet weather in rubber producing countries, particularly in Southern Thailand, would cause…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 05 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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