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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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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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Ansell’s rubber stamp of approval

September 25, 2011

SYDNEY, Australia – The latex powerhouse Ansell Limited has sought to allay any investor concerns over the quality of its products by including some glowing testimonials in its annual report. ”My partner and I have recently tried new SKYN condoms…

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Firestone-Liberia distributes rubber stumps to farmers in Nimba Co.

September 25, 2011

THE Management of Firestone-Liberia has distributed a consignment of free rubber stumps to rubber farmers in Nimba County for this year’s planting season. The distribution exercises were held on Friday, September 2, 2011, in the towns of Saclepea and Graie…

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CalRecycle offers tyre recyclers low-interest loans

September 25, 2011

THE California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) is offering California scrap tyre recyclers $4 million in low-interest loans to buy new tyre recycling equipment. The Tire Equipment Loan Program is designed to help California scrap tyre recyclers increase…

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Indian branding efforts set to conquer markets

September 25, 2011

BACK in February, in a major branding exercise, India’s Rubber Board had unveiled a quality certification logo for natural rubber that was expected to increase the acceptability of ‘Indian Natural Rubber’ in the world market. Now, with 3000 tonnes of…

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Government plans to put up P100-million rubber institute

September 25, 2011

PHILIPPINES – The Agriculture department plans to spend about P100 million to establish a Philippine Rubber Research Institute (PRRI) in 1,000-hectare area near Mindanao State University in Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay next year, the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) said in…

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Malaysia Rubber-China gets bargains; wintering in Sumatra

September 25, 2011

SINGAPORE – Main rubber consumer China was chasing more tyre grade from Thailand after improving supply prompted sellers to cut prices, but Indonesia was a bit cautious during the dry wintering season, dealers said Wednesday. Wintering has started in the…

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Rubber drops as slumping economies, European debt crisis may curb demand

September 25, 2011

RUBBER declined amid speculation that slowing growth in Asian economies and Europe’s sovereign- debt crisis may weaken demand for the commodity used in tyres. The February-delivery contract fell as much as 1.6 percent to 359.1 yen a kilogramme ($4,670 a…

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Rubber market may extend gains

September 25, 2011

The Malaysian rubber market may extend gains next week due to tight supply of raw material. “The market is concerned over the tight supply of raw material,” a dealer said. Buyers are worried over low production in producing countries, namely…

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Rubber planters carry first protest to Government House

September 25, 2011

BANGKOK, Thailand – Rubber planters recently rallied at the residence of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra before moving to Government House, urging a probe of alleged corruption within the Rubber Replanting Aid Fund Office, in the first demonstration since the Pheu…

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More tyres for US market

September 25, 2011
More tyres for US market

JAPAN tyre maker Bridgestone’s US tyre operation is increasing production capacity of passenger car radial tyres and light truck radial tyres at its Aiken Plant in South Carolina. The total investment will be approximately US$211 million. Plans call for increasing…

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(Last Updated: 17 Oct 2018)

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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