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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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Tokyo futures ease on investor risk aversion

August 28, 2011

KEY Tokyo rubber futures were mostly lower, as investors remained cautious about taking risks and also before a speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke later in the day for clues on the U.S. economy and monetary policy. Fundamentals…

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Goodyear reports higher second quarter earnings on 24% sales growth

August 28, 2011

AKRON, Ohio– The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today reported record sales and higher earnings for the second quarter of 2011. “I’m very pleased with our outstanding second quarter results, which represent another step on the path toward our 2013…

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Kumho tyre ordered to move China factory

August 28, 2011

KUMHO Tire’s Nanjing factory has received an order from the city’s Department of Environmental Protection to move to a new location, Economic Observer News reported on August 20th. The Korean tire maker is among 173 companies across China to receive…

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Tyre industry left threadbare

August 28, 2011

IMPORTS now command the majority of the South African car tyre market, causing inevitable downsizing in the industry and the loss of thousands of jobs. But if the tyre industry wins a case currently before the Supreme Court, it could…

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Cabot to increase output of silica

August 28, 2011

In line with the rising global demand for silicones, which is expected to continue to grow at 5-10% a year over the coming decade, US producer Cabot will expand its production capacity by 25% at its fumed silica facility in…

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Hose business strengthened

August 28, 2011

SWEDEN-based Trelleborg will acquire 60% of French company Bloch, with an option to acquire the remaining shares later. Bloch specialises in solutions and couplings for a wide range of industrial hoses that offer protection in demanding environments, such as chemical…

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Continental buys Modi Rubber

August 28, 2011

The world’s fourth largest tyre maker, Continental, has paid EUR18.5 million for 100% shareholding in Indian Modi Tyres, to push ahead with its plan to produce passenger car and truck tyres in India. Modi Tyres will become a wholly-owned subsidiary…

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Tyre additive maker makes a leap

August 28, 2011

MALAYSIAN company, Performance Additives has opened a facility in the US. Located on a 3.5 acre site in Ohio. The facility will manufacture an additive said to allow for more efficient tyres. Early this year, Performance Additives acquired the DTC…

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US company buys glove maker

August 28, 2011

US-based Vystar, the creator of Vytex Natural Rubber Latex (NRL), a patented, all-natural raw material that reduces antigenic proteins found in natural rubber latex, is merging with Malaysia-based reusable exam gloves manufacture EcoGlove Asia Pacific. Terms of the merger have…

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Lanxess extends supply agreement and plans PBR plant in Asia

August 27, 2011
Lanxess extends supply agreement and plans PBR plant in Asia

One of China’s largest tyre companies, Triangle Group, has extended its agreement with German specialty chemicals company Lanxess for the supply of halobutyl rubbers from 2012 to 2014

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 17 Dec 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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