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Tire makers, NGOs battle for voice in natural rubber sustainability platform

LONDON—Tire manufacturers and non-government organizations are locked in a tug-of-war over the governance structure of the newly formed Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber. The...

Tocom aims to double rubber trading with new contract

Tokyo Commodity Exchange Inc (Tocom) is seeking to double rubber trading with the launch of a new contract next month that targets Thai producers...

Goodyear’s natural rubber procurement plan inadequate, environmental group claims

 WASHINGTON—Goodyear's new Natural Rubber (NR) Procurement Policy lacks the policy safeguards that would make it a truly effective vehicle for fighting deforestation, land grabbing...

TOCOM rubber hits 3-1/2-month low on weak Shanghai

TOKYO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures hit a 3-1/2-month low on Tuesday, taking a cue from weak Shanghai futures, which have...

TOCOM rubber rises to 2-week high tracking Shanghai rally

TOKYO (Aug 9): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures rose nearly 3% on Wednesday to hit a two-week high as a rally in Shanghai futures prompted...

Rubber rankings top 6 unchanged, but sales slide

The top echelon of the North American rubber product manufacturing industry stayed intact during 2016, with the top six firms holding the same spots...

Tire price increases expected to continue

The Yomiuri ShimbunMore and more tire manufacturers are raising their prices due to costlier natural and synthetic rubber, the main raw materials for tires,...

TOCOM bounces back from 4-mth lows as investors look for bargains

TOKYO (March 28): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures rose on Tuesday, recovering from a near four-month low hit earlier in the session, as investors looked...

Yokohama Rubber forecasts higher 2017 op profit despite soaring rubber prices

Feb 20 Yokohama Rubber Co Ltd, Japan's third-biggest tyre maker, on Monday forecast a 12 percent increase in 2017 operating profit despite soaring prices...

TOCOM rubber plunges in line with Shanghai as supply worries ease

TOKYO (Feb 17): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures extended declines on Friday to close 6.3% lower, in line with Shanghai futures, as supply worries continued...