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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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Kraton looks for Asian site for facility

June 23, 2011
Kraton looks for Asian site for facility

US company, Kraton Performance Polymers, will soon decide where it will locate its Asian facility for HSBCs (hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers). Expected to start up by 2013, the facility will have a capacity of 30 kilotonnes. Though it planned for…

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M’sian rubber market likely to see steady trading this week

June 13, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian rubber market is likely to see steady trading this week on expectation of firm demand for the commodity, dealers said. They said the local mart will also closely look at prices in the regional futures…

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EPA helps with Ashtabula tire cleanup

June 8, 2011

ASHTABULA, Ohio – The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is helping Ashtabula County in its efforts to clean up the last 45,000 scrap tires from the site of a former Ashtabula salvage yard, according to an Ohio EPA spokesman. An Ohio…

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China plant set to become Pirelli’s largest

June 8, 2011

ACCORDING to news from Asia, Pirelli intends to develop its factory in China’s Shandong Province into the largest facility it operates anywhere in the world. Singapore’s The Business Times quotes Pirelli Asia-Pacific CEO Giuseppe Cattaneo as stating “China is going…

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Tokyo futures slip as oil prices fall

June 8, 2011

TOKYO rubber futures slipped 1.7 percent early on Tuesday (June 7), weighed down by losses in oil and a Wall Street slump, while investors nervously watched for signs of a further weakening in Chinese demand and rising supply from producing…

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Rubber-glove makers speak up on labour woes

June 8, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: Rubber glove manufacturers said their RM30 billion export earnings target by 2020 can only be achieved if they are not bogged by issues like labour and energy. In a dialogue with the International Trade and Industry Ministry yesterday,…

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Analysts still bullish on rubber glove stocks

June 8, 2011
Analysts still bullish on rubber glove stocks

Analysts are still bullish on rubber glove stocks and consider them low risk despite the increase in electricity and natural gas tariffs.

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High rubber and pepper prices make for more joyous gawai

June 8, 2011

PAKAN, Sarawak – It’s going to be a very joyous Gawai Day for the Dayak community of Sarawak, many of them growers of rubber and white pepper now enjoying a price boom. The high prices of rubber and pepper seem…

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MREPC defends NR latex gloves

June 8, 2011
MREPC defends NR latex gloves

THE Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council (MREPC) refutes a call by a consumer group for a ban on natural rubber latex medical gloves. The petition filed Public Citizen to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declares gloves pose a danger…

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RMA survey: Most U.S. consumers uninformed on tyre safety

June 8, 2011
RMA survey: Most U.S. consumers uninformed on tyre safety

Only 15 percent of drivers check their tire-inflation pressure properly, and 62 percent didn’t know where to find the correct tire inflation pressure for their vehicle, according to the survey of 1,000 drivers conducted by FrederickPolls L.L.C.

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 12 Nov 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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