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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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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: 21 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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