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India: Breeding dual purpose rubber trees

JAMMU, OCTOBER 17 More than seven lakh hectares is under rubber tree plantation in India. Currently, rubber growers are facing difficult times with decline in...

Asia PBR may extend falls as buyers retreat amid BD plunge

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Asia’s polybutadiene rubber (PBR) prices may remain under pressure as buyers retreated following heavy losses in feedstock butadiene (BD) market. On 11 October,...

EPCA 2018: European styrene sees demand from Asia heading into 2019

Vienna — European mixed xylenes are likely to continue to be an opportunistic source of cargoes for India, a buyer based in India said...

Asian styrene monomer margin hits year-to-date high at $238/mt as ethylene...

Singapore —  The Asian styrene margin hit a year-to-date high at $238/mt Monday as feedstock ethylene costs slipped to a 14-month low, S&P Global...

Interview: Vietnam 2019 polystyrene demand to get a boost from trade...

Ho Chi Minh City — Vietnam's polystyrene demand is expected to get a boost in 2019, with the US-China trade war hitting the Chinese...

TOCOM rubber seeks to reverse losses through new power, rubber contracts...

TOKYO (Oct 4): The Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) may start trading of its electric power futures contract as early as January, part of an...

Synthetic rubber prices likely to remain volatile

Natural rubber pricing will remain mostly soft partially because of oversupply, according to Bill Hyde. AKRON—Prices for synthetic rubber and petrochemical feedstocks have been "incredibly...

Rubber market ends mostly lower

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 3): The Malaysian rubber market closed mostly lower today in line with quiet trading in regional rubber futures markets, amid lack...

TOCOM rubber drops amid lingering fears of US tariff on cars

TOKYO (Sept 26): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures dropped on Wednesday, weighed down by lingering fears that a potential US import tariff on Japanese automobiles...

Rubber products industry hit by rising synthetic variety prices

The tyre industry is already grappling with shortage of natural rubber (NR) after the floods in Kerala, Pandey said. It is now importing more...