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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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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

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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First harvest from rubber project in Ulu Tongod FMU

July 18, 2011

TELUPID, Sabah – A rubber planting pilot project in the Ulu Tongod Forest Reserve jointly implemented by the Sabah Forestry Department and TSH Resources Bhd eight years ago has started bearing fruit with the first official harvest made recently. Sabah…

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Vystar Corporation signs LOI to merge with EcoGlove Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd

July 18, 2011

ATLANTA, GA – Vystar Corporation, the creator of Vytex Natural Rubber Latex (NRL), a patented, all-natural raw material that significantly reduces antigenic proteins found in natural rubber latex, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to merge with EcoGlove Asia…

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Latexx’s due diligence on YTY almost over

July 18, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR – Latexx Partners Bhd is poised to complete a due diligence on YTY Industry Holdings Sdn Bhd by as early as next month, says chief executive officer Low Bok Tek. “It should be completed by the end of…

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Rubber industry welcomes CP involvement

July 18, 2011

RUBBER experts have welcomed the move by CP Group to enter the industry extensively, saying the presence of the agribusiness heavyweight would create more competition and benefit the industry as a whole The bright outlook in the next few years…

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Goodyear closes Tennessee plant early

July 18, 2011

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said Monday that it has stopped production at its tire manufacturing facility in Union City, Tenn. The tyre maker announced plans in February to close the plant by the end of the year, but said…

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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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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 15 March 2019)

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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