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SriLanka: Rubber can raise US$ 5 bn soon -Minister

Rubber and rubber value addition will result in foreign exchange earnings of about US$ 5 billion in the short run said Plantation Industries Minister,...

Global natural rubber association to study reasons behind falling yields

KOCHI, DECEMBER 2:   Taking a serious note on the declining average yield of rubber since 2014 and related problems associated with the sustainability of the...

India to head global rubber body

KOCHI, OCTOBER 24:   India has been unanimously elected as chairman of the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC). A Ajith Kumar, Chairman, Rubber Board,...

Multilateral cooperation to promote rubber stressed

A. Ajith Kumar, chairman, Rubber Board, has stressed the need for cooperation at the multilateral-level among like-minded countries to contribute to the development of...

SRI joins Sustainable Natural Rubber Initiative

Japan’s Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has signed up as a participant in the International Rubber Study Group’s Sustainable Natural Rubber Initiative (SNR-i). As a...

Natural rubber clone set to debut in India

A newly-developed natural rubber (NR) clone, specific for the North-East’s climate, will be the highlight of the India meet of ANRPC (Association of Natural...

Annual rubber meet at Guwahati on Oct 17

KOCHI, SEPT 30:   The Union Minister for Commerce and Industries, Nirmala Sitharaman, will inaugurate the 9th annual rubber conference of the Association of Natural Rubber...

ANRPC: Natural rubber production dips slightly

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Member countries of the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries produced 7.952 million metric tons of natural rubber in the first nine...

Global natural rubber market in a state of over-supply, according to...

Pune, India - Since 2011, the global natural rubber market has been in a state of over-supply which reached 220,000 tons in 2011 and...

Thailand: Prayut orders rubber upgrade

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha gave a mandate yesterday for related agencies to work out strategic plans to upgrade the quality of block rubber and...

Tyremakers bash Thai rubber

 Major tyremakers have threatened to stop buying rubber from Thai farmers because of low quality, senior industry officials say. The warning has raised concerns about...

Sri Trang: Buyers beware of under-the-weather rubber tappers!

Bangkok – The continuing slump in natural rubber (NR) prices could be storing up problems for buyers further down the line, according to Sri...

Sri Lanka slashes tax on raw rubber exports

ECONOMYNEXT – The Sri Lankan government will slash a cess on raw rubber exports to Rs4 a kilo from Rs15 to help cultivators get...

Sri Trang tips rubber price-recovery to run out of steam

Songkhla, Thailand – Natural rubber (NR) major Sri Trang Agro-Industry Public Co. Ltd has reported a significant rebound in NR prices since February, but...

India allows gold repayments to make scheme attractive for temples

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India on Friday tweaked its gold monetisation scheme to allow repayments in gold for medium- and long-term deposits,...