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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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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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Toyo Tire ties up with Chinese supplier

July 18, 2011
Toyo Tire ties up with Chinese supplier

Toyo Tire & Rubber will set up a joint venture company with Wuxi Meifeng Rubber Products Manufacturing to manufacture and distribute parts for railway vehicles

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Speed-E-Crete partners with Rubber Bark

June 26, 2011

US – In a move to increase visibility and awareness for both companies, Utah’s Speed-E-Crete, a full service concrete and landscape supply store and Merced County’s Rubber Bark, a tyre recycling company that manufactures rubber products, are announcing their partnership…

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Ivorian rubber output seen up 5% in 2011

June 26, 2011

RUBBER output from Africa’s top supplier Ivory Coast will rise 5 % this year to 238,000 tonnes as high prices tempt farmers to plant more acreage despite a political crisis, a top industry official said. The country produced 227,000 tonnes…

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Soaring rubber prices skids sales of slippers

June 26, 2011

KOCHI – Rising rubber prices have led to more expensive footwear for the common man. Prices of no-frill rubber slippers and flip flops have doubled in the past 18 months. Higher prices and the use of substitute raw materials have…

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TSE’s Chinese facility to support Asia

June 23, 2011

US company TSE Industries is setting up a facility in Changzhou, Jiangsu province, to provide compression and injection rubber moulding, grinding and rubber-to-metal/rubber-to-plastic bonding operations to Asian markets. The facility will cater to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan and the…

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Tokai focusing on R&D in China

June 23, 2011

JAPANESE company Tokai Rubber Industries is spending US$623,000 in an R&D centre in China. To start-up by 2012, the technical centre will support Tokai’s automotive activities in China. The centre will explore rubber and plastics technologies for use in Chinese…

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Japanese tyre maker expands in the Philippines

June 23, 2011

YOKOHAMA Tire has started up its facility expansion in Clark Freeport. Upon completion, the expansion will result in the capacity increasing to 17 million tyres/year by 2017 from the current 7 million tyres/year. The first phase of the expansion will…

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Chinese company taking equity in Thai rubber producer

June 23, 2011

ACCORDING to news reports, rubber producer Hainan Natural Rubber Industry Group is acquiring a 25% stake in Thailand’s third largest producer of natural rubber, Thai Hua Rubber, from its parent company, Lin Lisheng. The latter currently holds a 60% stake…

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Goodyear opting out of tyre wire business

June 23, 2011
Goodyear opting out of tyre wire business

Goodyear Tire & Rubber is selling its global wire business to multi-national South Korean tyre reinforcement company Hyosung for US$50 million.

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Rubber Prices
(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


Source: Latex India

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