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News

  • Indian Rubber Board recommends weekly tapping to reduce cost Rubber tapping

    In the wake of the prevailing low price of rubber, the Rubber Board, India, advises the growers to adopt weekly tapping, whereby cost of production can be reduced by two thirds compared to tapping on alternate days. In rubber holdings, a major share of expenditure is for tapping, and there is a shor […]

  • IISRP to hold webinar on “Global Automotive Industry Update”

    The International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers (IISRP) has announced a “Global Automotive Industry Update” webinar event. The 1-hour webinar will be presented by PwC’s Brandon Mason where he will discuss the latest trends and outlook for the global automotive industry. Topics will i […]

People

  • Jom Jacob rejoins ANRPC as Senior Economist

    Jom Jacob, Deputy Director, Rubber Board, India, has rejoined Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) as its Senior Economist for a five-year tenure. His earlier tenure in the same post with ANRPC was from July 2007 to July 2012. He has been in the rubber industry for three decades […]

  • Punjabi Icon Award for Surender Singh Kandhari Punjabi Award

    Punjabi Icon Award instituted by Punjabi Cultural Heritage Board(PCHB) was presented to Surender Singh Kandhari, Chairman, Al Dobowi Group, Dubai, at a function held in Mumbai, India. PCHB is an organisation of prominent Sikhs and Punjabis of Mumbai and Maharashtra. Families of renowned personalitie […]

Price Watch

  • Tyre stocks bounce back on positive economic data

    After having a dull start this year, coupled with consecutive falls in passenger car sales, stocks of tyre companies bounced back, moving in tandem with trends on the bourses. During the period of February 17,2016 to April 18,2016, the BSE Sensex climbed up over 10%, while stocks of most tyre compan […]

  • NR woes to continue Price-Story

    Natural rubber prices improved sightly a few weeks ago from a nearly six-year low, following announcement by three major producing countries to cut supply. However, with no major positive change happening in the global economic situation and the Chinese demand not picking up, the dull patch in natur […]

Industry

  • 2015-16: A year of great achievements for Apollo Tyres Onkar S Kanwar

    2015-16 has been a year of great achievements for Apollo Tyres Ltd. While addressing the Board of Directors of the company, Apollo Chairman Onkar S Kanwar listed the following as the highlights of the corporate performance during the year: **Apollo Tyres announced its foray into two-wheeler tyre seg […]

  • Tyre makers improve corporate performance in fiscal 2015

    Many global and Indian tyre makers have reported better sales and earnings in fiscal 2015. Here is a summary of the financial results of some of the companies: Michelin: French tyre maker Michelin said its fiscal 2015 net sales rose 8.4 % to 21.20 billion euros from 19.55 billion euros last year. Ne […]

Features

  • Thailand beckons investors for Rubber City project Veerapong Chaiperm

    The Thai Government has rolled out a red carpet welcome to domestic and foreign entrepreneurs to invest in its ambitious Rubber City project that aims to triple Thailand’s domestic rubber consumption and boost rubber prices. $ 10 billion project The Thai Government is targeting some US$10 bill […]

  • Unregulated import of tyres offset gains of lower input costs Dr--Raghupati-Singhania-Chairman-ATMA

    By Sharad P Matade Low capacity utilisation as a result of fall in production and no-holds-barred import of cheaper tyres from China have put a question mark over investments worth Rs 350 billion lined up by the industry for expansion Though swelling bottomline of tyre companies on plunging raw mate […]

Interviews

  • Thailand needs to add more value to NR: Dr Kannika Sahakaro Dr Kannika Sahakaro

    Dr Kannika Sahakaro, Assistant Professor (Rubber Technology), Prince of Songkla University, Thailand, winner of Thailand Rubber Technologist 2016 Award at the Global Rubber, Latex & Tire Expo(GRTE) 2016 held in Bangkok recently, has done pioneering research on the development of tyre compounds based on natural rubber for low rolling resistance and eco-friendly tyres. In an interview to Rubber Asia on the sidelines of GRTE 2016, Dr Kannika says that in the context of falling NR prices, Thaila […]


 

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Perspective

  • TPMS for safety and economy Tyre-con

    Tyre safety talk – Adam Gosling Your tyres depend on you to take care of them so that they can take care of you. High-quality TPMS can very well take care of your safety as well as considerably save the costs of operating tyres on commercial fleets. I am always surprised when speaking with peo […]

Technology

  • LANXESS launches high-tech products to meet changing needs LANXESS LPT

    LANXESS, a leading specialty chemicals company, has come out with a host of new products using advanced technology. The company has introduced the world-first light-weight hybrid-molded rear bumper beam for vehicles using one-shot molding technology.  This lightweight solution has been featured in F […]


International Rubber Price

27/05/2016 (USD/100 kg)

RSS3 – 155.25
RSS4 – 154.45
SMR20 – 126.30
Latex 60% –  112.15

Indian Rubber Price

27/05/2016 (Rs/kg)

RSS4 – 128.00
ISNR20 – 109.00
Latex – 60% – 96.15

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