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Indian tyre makers rue shortfall of natural rubber

Tyre makers in India have termed as “grim” the continuing shortfall of natural rubber in the domestic market. They said the industry is being forced...

Rains may limit drop in NR prices in India

Persistent rains in Kerala, the largest natural rubber producing state in the country, may limit the drop in domestic prices which have been tracking the downward trend...

India: Slack demand saps rubber

KOTTAYAM, OCTOBER 23:   Spot rubber finished weak on Monday due to tepid demand from the tyre industry. RSS-4 declined to ₹129 from ₹130 and ₹129.50...

Why Kerala is losing its grip on rubber

  KOCHI, OCTOBER 4:   State faces stiff competition from other nations and also within India The Association of Planters of Kerala (APK) has raised...

Malaysia: Govt confident of achieving export target of pre-cured thread rubber,...

The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities is confident of achieving the RM130 million export target for pre-cured thread rubber and retread tyres set...

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 imports may go up as global rates fall

Import of natural rubber is poised to rise again with a softening in global price of the commodity. Natural rubber imports fell 14 per cent...

India: Curbs on Chinese tyres lift spirits of rubber growers

KOCHI, AUGUST 24:   With the Centre imposing anti-dumping measures on Chinese tyres, natural rubber (NR) growers here are looking to scale up rubber production. It is...

India: GST may hit natural rubber prices hard

‘No clarity on rates for some products’ With lack of demand from micro and small industries due to ambiguity on Goods and Services Tax (GST),...

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,...

Natural rubber prices rise 12% in July in Indian market

Supply crunch and indifference of growers towards tapping drove natural rubber prices 12 per cent higher this month in the Indian market grossly outpacing...

India: Rubber Board, tyre manufacturers association to define quality standards

CHENNAI, JULY 11:   The Automotive Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ATMA) and the Rubber Board will define the quality standards that tyre manufacturers expect in domestic natural...

Vietnam: Shortage of local raw rubber material

Although Viet Nam is the world’s third largest exporter of natural rubber, businesses still have to import rubber raw material to meet the demand...

Need to retain quality of natural rubber: Tyre manufacturers

KOCHI: Hailing the formation of a working group on natural rubber by the Rubber Board, the Automotive Tyre Manufacturers’ Association has emphasised the need...

India: Rubber production up 22%, belies growers’ claims

KOCHI, MAY 9:   Facts, like rubber, can be stretched a fair bit, but when it is overdone, both facts and rubber tend to snap. The...