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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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Challenges beget opportunities; Sri Lanka on the road to growth

Challenges beget opportunities; Sri Lanka on the road to growth

Various industries that are reliant on high performance and quality rubbers are advancing at a past pace. Today, opportunities and challenges, alike, are shaping...

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Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

No-flat tyres were almost inconceivable with the proliferation of the ubiquitous pneumatic tyres. However, with the advent of airless tyres, the..

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Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic rubber company Arlanxeo appointed Joosang Kim as Managing Director of Arlanxeo Singapore Pte Ltd, effective 1 February 2018. He replaces Georges Barbey...

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Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Robotics designs have diversified from rigid to flexible, in a bid to make a new breed of agile robots that mimic the locomotion...

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Rubber tyre scraps custom duty exemption suggested

July 18, 2011

KARACHI – Cement manufacturing companies have suggested to the National Tariff Commission an exemption from the levied custom duty on rubber tyre scraps. Cement industry sources told that currently 20 custom duties levied on the imported tyre scraps, while the…

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Rubber prices in Thailand, world’s biggest producer, hit record high

July 18, 2011

Rubber prices in Thailand, world?s biggest producer, hit record high at Hat Yai trading market as high demand from China continues; smoked rubber sheet trades at Bt153/kg. Source: Thailand Times

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New publication on rubber off the press

July 18, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – A “Technoguide on Diseases of Rubber and their Management” is off the press. The volume was written by Dr. Noemi G. Tangonan, head of the Plant Pathology Research Laboratory of the University of Southern Mindanao-Crops Research Division…

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Rubber stocks gain on customs duty abolish news

July 18, 2011

FINANCE Ministry may abolish customs duty on rubber up to 1 lakh tonne, according to CNBC-TV18. The Commerce Ministry has proposed removal of 20% duty on the commodity likely due to rising domestic rubber prices. Ceat touched an intraday high…

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First harvest from rubber project in Ulu Tongod FMU

July 18, 2011

TELUPID, Sabah – A rubber planting pilot project in the Ulu Tongod Forest Reserve jointly implemented by the Sabah Forestry Department and TSH Resources Bhd eight years ago has started bearing fruit with the first official harvest made recently. Sabah…

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Vystar Corporation signs LOI to merge with EcoGlove Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd

July 18, 2011

ATLANTA, GA – Vystar Corporation, the creator of Vytex Natural Rubber Latex (NRL), a patented, all-natural raw material that significantly reduces antigenic proteins found in natural rubber latex, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to merge with EcoGlove Asia…

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Latexx’s due diligence on YTY almost over

July 18, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR – Latexx Partners Bhd is poised to complete a due diligence on YTY Industry Holdings Sdn Bhd by as early as next month, says chief executive officer Low Bok Tek. “It should be completed by the end of…

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Rubber industry welcomes CP involvement

July 18, 2011

RUBBER experts have welcomed the move by CP Group to enter the industry extensively, saying the presence of the agribusiness heavyweight would create more competition and benefit the industry as a whole The bright outlook in the next few years…

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Goodyear closes Tennessee plant early

July 18, 2011

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said Monday that it has stopped production at its tire manufacturing facility in Union City, Tenn. The tyre maker announced plans in February to close the plant by the end of the year, but said…

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Apollo lands in Sri Lanka and the Middle East

July 18, 2011
Apollo lands in Sri Lanka and the Middle East

TO get a foothold in the Sri Lankan market, India’s largest tyre manufacturer Apollo Tyres has tied up with Ideal Motors, the automotive distribution and marketing arm of Ideal Group. One of Sri Lanka’s fastest growing automotive majors with a…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 13 Aug 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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