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TOCOM rubber extends decline on weak Shanghai futures

TOKYO (Nov 9): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures fell further on Thursday, weighed down by a decline in Shanghai futures and worries over sluggish global...

Peak oil? Majors aren’t buying into the threat from renewables

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Chevron Oil Refinery is seen in Cape Town ...

Chinese Natural Rubber Monthly Report: October Prices Moved Sideways

The NR futures price at the SHFE fluctuated within a small range in October. The high inventories, the weak fundamentals and the lack of...

US Nov BD contracts expected to fall on Asia weakness

HOUSTON (ICIS)--With global butadiene (BD) and rubber pricestumbling, sources said on Thursday they expect US November BD contracts to settle lower as well. Early projections for...

SR industry struggling with oversupply

AKRON — The global synthetic rubber market is one where overly optimistic expectations have put the sector in a difficult position. When things were good,...

Building Rubberised Roads May Help Stabilise Rubber Price – MRB

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 — The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) is striving to make it compulsory for rubber bitumen to be used in new...

China’s rubber appetite fails to boost prices amid over-supply: Russell

By Clyde Russell LAUNCESTON, Australia, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Pop quiz. Of the major commodities where China is the world’s biggest buyer, which has seen...

Asia BD spot prices near peak ahead of early-Oct holiday in...

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Asia butadiene (BD) spot prices may peak soon as buyers and China-based traders seek to procure spot cargoes before they wind down their...

China BD market maintains strong trend on tight supply

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China butadiene (BD) market continues to remain strong on the back of tight supply caused by domestic transportation restrictions and lesser volumes being...

India: Anti-dumping duty slapped on synthetic rubber from EU, Thailand, South...

NEW DELHI, SEPT 1:   The Finance Ministry has imposed definitive anti-dumping duty on Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) of 1500 and 1700 series imported from the...

India: Rubber articles’ exports to rise 10% in FY18

Triggered by a sharp increase in demand from the United States and the European Union, India's exports of rubber articles are likely to jump...

TOCOM rubber hits 3-month high on Shanghai gains, higher metals prices

TOKYO, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures rose to their highest in near three months on Thursday, driven by a surge in...

India: Tyre demand growth pegged at 7-8% for FY2018 and FY2019:...

New Delhi: Tyre volume demand is expected to grow by 7-8% during FY18 and FY19, boosted by higher OEM demand and stable replacement demand,...

Sinopec raises E China butadiene offers by 6% amid few deepsea...

China Petroleum and Chemical Corp., or Sinopec, raised its ex-works butadiene offers in East China to Yuan 8,700/mt, equating to $1,092/mt on an import...

Korea’s top 3 tire makers hit hard by higher rubber costs

South Korea’s leading tire maker Hankook Tire Co. took a hit in the second quarter due to higher raw material prices and poor sales...