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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,...

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...

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...

World population would be out of control without M’sian rubber, jokes...

KUALA LUMPUR: Without Malaysian rubber, the world's population growth would spiral out of control, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) in a light vein...

Tyre firm margins hit as floods impact rubber tapping in Kerala

Chennai: The devastating floods in Kerala have sharply impacted natural rubber (NR) production and will pinch the tyre industry’s raw material margins. Kerala accounts for...

India: Rains hit rubber output

Weekly production down by 500 tonnes after Kerala deluge KOCHI, AUGUST 27 Production of rubber is certain to see a fall this year, with plantations in...

Kerala floods impact: Rubber prices surge, tyre firms seen affected

Domestic tyre companies may have to import rubber to bridge any supply gap. Rubber prices have surged after staying benign for a long time, which...

Natural rubber: Feeling the pressure

It has been a tough year so far for natural rubber longs, with RSS3 futures in Singapore falling by almost 10% since the start...