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Lanxess shows tire industry products at expo

Photo by LANXESSLANXESS business unit Rhein Chemie Additives manufactures polymer-bound rubber additives at its Qingdao site in China. The additives are used primarily in...

Malaysia: Exports of natural rubber, rubber-based products jump 30%

KUALA LUMPUR: The natural rubber and rubber-based products were the ‘stars' in 2017, with export up 30.2% to RM32.3bil, said Plantation Industries and Commodities...

A Malaysian money-spinner idea for Kerala’s rubber plantations

KOTTAYAM, FEBRUARY 6 Even after the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided to enhance the oil prices, it could not help in lifting the...

‘Rubber growers get best farmgate price in the country’

MANGALURU, JANUARY 30 Indian industry provides best farmgate price to rubber growers in the country, according to Arun Mammen, Managing Director of MRF Ltd. Addressing the...

Ivory Coast 2017 rubber exports up 31 pct

ABIDJAN, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast exported 701,034 tonnes of natural rubber in 2017, up more than 31 percent from the previous year,...

Rubber growers go easy on tapping as price drops 22%

Natural Rubber (NR) price has fallen by 22.15% this week, on a year-on-year basis. This is despite the slowdown in the estate-to-market stock movements,...

India: Tyre units demand duty free rubber imports

KOCHI, JANUARY 29 The widening natural rubber deficit in the country has prompted the tyre industry to seek duty free imports of rubber equivalent to...

Thailand ‘serious’ on shoring up rubber prices

Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia are hopeful of seeing the end of sagging natural rubber prices after agreeing on export cutbacks, Agriculture Minister Grisada Boonrach...

India: Rubber farmers warn against cup lump imports

KOCHI, JANUARY 22:   Natural rubber growers are up in arms over the reported move to permit the tyre industry to import rubber cup lumps. Cup lumps...

Natural rubber production up, but consumption dips in 2017

KUALA LUMPUR—Global production of natural rubber was up in 2017, but global consumption of NR dropped during the same time period. According to a recent...

Malaysia: Rubber Market May Trade Higher Next Week

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Malaysian rubber market may trade higher next week on the expected increase in demand, dealers said. A dealer said the recent...

TOCOM rubber snaps 2 days of losses on higher physical prices,...

TOKYO (Jan 18): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures rose on Thursday, snapping two days of losses, as higher physical prices in Thailand and a drop...

Natural rubber production up nearly 7% in 2017

Kuala Lumpur – Global production of natural rubber (NR) rose 6.8% in the year 2017, compared to the previous year, according to the latest...

Asia synthetic rubber makers resist higher BD offers

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Butadiene (BD) buyers in Asia, particularly in the downstream synthetic rubber sector, are resisting sellers’ proposed price hike this week amid limited tank space...

Malaysia: Rubber Market To See Cautious Trading

KUALA LUMPUR -- The rubber market is likely to see cautious trading next week on the back of the ringgit's movements and the performances...