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Riding out headwinds in Asian SBR market

Historically, synthetic rubber consumption registers growth that is driven by increasing rubber demand, especially in the automotive, tyre and non-tyre applications. Of types, the use of styrene..

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Tyres: A fresh look at recovery solutions for old tyres

Tyres that have seen better days may be imputed as pollution contributors; however, new developments are changing this notion about end of life tyres (ELTs)...

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Synthetic Rubber: US market; Trade war is not the sector’s waterloo

e US-China trade war is expected to leave many industries wounded. Nevertheless, the US synthetic rubber sector has remained unscathed and has stayed on a growth path...

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World Rubber Summit 2019: New paths for the rubber economy

Getting a firm grip on the successful adoption of innovation and technology transfer in the industry will be a key thrust in driving the agenda at World Rubber Summit 2019...

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Tyrexpo Asia 2019 takes pole position in attracting the automotive ecosystem

Asia’s most well-attended and go-to sourcing platform revs up momentum this year...

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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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Rubber climbs to 5-month high on declining supply, Greek bailout

February 27, 2012

RUBBER extended gains for a fourth day and reached the highest level in five months amid declining supply in Thailand and after Europe agreed on a second bailout for Greece. The July-delivery contract advanced 2.8% to settle at 337.6 yen/kg…

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Rubber trade with China booms: Vietnam

February 27, 2012

HO CHI MINH — Unofficial, small trade border transactions continue to flourish in Vietnam’s rubber export to China although their number has fallen recently, industry insiders say. Rubber demand and prices have increased in the first months of this year,…

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RM26m for rubber replanting

February 27, 2012

LUNDU -The Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (RISDA) has targeted to replant 5,000 ha of old rubber plantations in Sarawak with the latest high-yield rubber clones this year. Chairman Tan Sri Rahim Tamby Chik said the agency had allocated RM26.5…

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Honda announces changes to its U.S. executive leadership

February 27, 2012

US – Honda recently announced several U.S. management changes “designed to strengthen its North American regional operations to further speed decision-making and increase efficiency and competitiveness within the region.” Tetsuo Iwamura – president of American Honda Motor Co. Inc., chief…

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JD Power raises 2012 US auto sales forecast to 14 mil

February 27, 2012

DETROIT – The U.S. auto industry is poised to show the best year since 2007, J.D. Power and associates-LMC Automotive said on Thursday, and raised their 2012 U.S. auto sales forecast to 14 million vehicles, up from 13.8 million vehicles.…

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Ford faces China hurdles

February 27, 2012

Ford Motor Co. is facing stiff industry-wide regulatory obstacles to future growth in China, even as the auto maker launches a US$490 million plant to boost its presence there. The plant opened Friday in the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing—its…

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Asian physical rubber prices- Feb 27

February 27, 2012

BANGKOK – Asian physical rubber prices were little changed on Monday; a drop in Tokyo rubber futures weighed on the market but supply from major producing countries remains limited, which provided support, dealers said. Prices of Physical Rubber Compared to…

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Latexx slides on fourth quarter earnings slump

February 27, 2012

Latexx Partners Bhd, a rubber-glove maker, slid 3 per cent to RM1.63, headed for its lowest close since Oct 21. Its fourth-quarter earnings slumped to RM926,000 from RM5.6 million a year earlier, according to an exchange filing. Source:

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Chinese firm buys rubber company

February 27, 2012
Chinese firm buys rubber company

CGS group sells off its full share in Buzuluk to Dalian and focuses on off-road tyres and technical rubber

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Yokohama defers sales target and sets up Chinese R&D

February 27, 2012
Yokohama defers sales target and sets up Chinese R&D

A 250 million yen-centre for testing raw materials and delaying the sales target are part of growth plans

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