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Output to fall almost 15% because of Kerala floods: Rubber Board...

Production and cultivation of natural rubber will bear the brunt of the recent devastating floods in Kerala reducing production by a staggering one lakh...

Input shortage may hit small, medium-sized rubber units

Flood-hit producers bracing for 25% crop loss Tough times:Large units may import synthetic rubber to tide over input shortage, says Vikram Makar. Ritu Raj Konwar The...

India: Naural rubber import to touch a record 5.3-5.5 lakh tonnes...

Natural Rubber accounts for over 20% of Kerala’s total area under cultivation and Kerala contributes to the largest share (84%) of output in the...

Asia BD may extend falls as South Korea’s YNCC plant restarts

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Asia butadiene (BD) spot prices may fall further in the near term as more supply becomes available in the market following the restart...

Kerala rains hurt rubber production

KOCHI: The supply crunch in the domestic market may push imports of natural rubber this year to a new high despite a steep fall...

Zeon to build acrylic rubber production unit in Thailand

TOKYO—Zeon Corp. is planning to build an acrylic rubber production plant in Thailand as part of an effort to expand its ACM business. The plant,...

India: Government starts countervailing duty probe on a Chinese synthetic rubber

The move is aimed at guarding domestic players from the increase in imports that are subsidised by the neighbouring nation. India has initiated a countervailing...

The deadlock in the natural rubber market is hard to break

1. Institutional perspective 1.1 In July 2018, the official manufacturing PMI was 51.2%, down 0.3 percentage points from the previous month. It was above the...

Rubber and rubber products are affected by tariffs

Recently, the United States has published a list of 25% tariffs on Chinese imports of $16 billion. This marks the latest upgrade of Sino-US trade...

Rubber prices set to remain firm as floods hit production

Tapping is unlikely to begin soon and it will further reduce the output Prices of natural rubber in the Indian market have remained firm in...