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India: Natural rubber output may fall short of target

KOCHI : Indian natural rubber production is likely to be 1 lakh tonnes short of the Rubber Board projected figure of 8 lakh tonnes...

Thai government promotes use of rubber to support price

New boss of rubber authority installed, aggressive steps planned to cut supply A worker in a rubber plantation in Yala province, southern Thailand. © Reuters BANGKOK...

Rubber prices steady as demand goes down despite supply crunch

Growers and traders estimate that the production could be around seven lakh tonnes, up from 6.91 lakh tonnes in 2016-17. KOCHI : Rubber prices have...

India: Board invites private participation in sheet rubber processing

KOCHI, FEBRUARY 5 Aimed at developing private entrepreneurship in sheet rubber processing, the Rubber Board has kick-started a series of workshops in Kerala, Tamil Nadu...

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...

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...

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...