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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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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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Vystar revenues, net loss increase, but EBITDA improves

June 8, 2011
Vystar revenues, net loss increase, but EBITDA improves

ATLANTA -Vystar Corp. has posted a 43-percent rise in revenues and its net loss increased to $1.06 million in its first quarter of 2011, although the firm’s EBITDA showed a 6-percent improvement. The company’s sales rose 43 percent to $119,039…

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Hose plant in China

June 8, 2011
Hose plant in China

JAPAN-based Yokohama Rubber will construct a plant specialising in the production of highpressure hydraulic hoses in Hangzhou Construction is expected to start this year and the plant will start-up with a volume of 400,000 m/month in 2013. Yokohama Rubber is…

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CR imports restricted in China

June 8, 2011

THE Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC) says it will continue to impose anti-dumping measures on chloroprene rubber imported from Japan, the US and the European Union for another five years. It imposed duties ranging from 2% to 151% on imported…

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ColorMatrix buys LSR specialist

June 8, 2011
ColorMatrix buys LSR specialist

US-based additive, colourant and dosing equipment supplier ColorMatrix has bought Gayson Silicone Dispersions, a dispersion specialist in high consistency rubber (HCR), liquid silicone rubber (LSR) and room temperature vulcanisation (RTV) silicone. It caters to automotive/aerospace parts,airbag coatings, healthcare, cosmetics, household…

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Sartomer to market liquid coagents

June 8, 2011

Speciality chemicals manufacturer Sartomer will resume direct sales and distribution of its SR, CN and Saret liquid rubber coagents. The US company produced and marketed liquid rubber coagents until 2009 when Cray Valley took over as a distributor. Cray Valley…

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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 10 Dec 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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